Month: April 2013

Community Resource Guide available in area

From press reports A Winston County Community Resource Guide is now available. After two years of work, the first listing of governmental, nonprofit, charitable, civic and service organizations who serve the Winston County area is complete. The 100 page booklet…

‘YourTown’ registration continues through April 24

Officials at Mississippi State are inviting Magnolia State community leaders to participate in a two-and-a-half day interactive workshop designed to enhance skills for addressing common municipal issues and challenges. Registration for the 2013 YourTown workshop continues through Wednesday [April 24].…

Hundreds of 5th graders complete DARE program

From press and staff reports Fifth graders throughout Winston County made a commitment to be drug free as part of the 2013 DARE program and graduation on April 19. About 200 students, their parents, families and program supporters gathered in…

Freedom Fund Banquet set for April 27

From staff reports The Winston County Branch NAACP’s 33rd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet will be held Saturday, April 27, at Lake Tiak O’Khata, Pine Ridge Lodge, A social hour will be held at 6p.m. with a program at 7 p.m.…

City elections upcoming with changes in some precincts

From press reports The election of the Mayor, City Clerk and Board of Aldermen for the City of Louisville will be held Tuesday, May 7. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations: Ward 1,…

Chamber welcomes new businesses

From staff and press reports The Winston County Louisville Chamber of Commerce welcomed new businesses recently to the community. Southern Floral Charm On April 12, the Chamber welcomed Southern Floral Charm with a ribbon cutting. Southern Floral Charm owned by…

Obituaries

Mr. Calton Lee Upchurch April 14, 2013 Funeral services for Calton Lee Upchurch, 81, were held at 12 p.m. on April 16, 2013 at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman, MS with Rev. Jerry Lawson officiating. Burial followed in Wood…

Calendar of Events

Union revival April 24 Union Chapel M.B. will have revival services April 24th – April 28th. The guest speaker for the week will be Reverend Dewin Perry, Pastor of Greater Grace M.B. Church in Birmingham, Alabama. The public is cordially…

Nanih Waiya tracksters fare well in district meet

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal Jamario Smith claimed first place in three events at the District Track Meet in Winona last week and was one of 14 Nanih Waiya High School athletes qualifying for the MHSAA Class 1A…

Lady Tigers drop playoff series to Natchez Cathedral

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal The Noxapater High School fast-pitch softball team had three tough games in four days last week, dropping all three. The Lady Tigers fell to Nanih Waiya 4-1 in their regular season finale last…