Category: News

ECCC to Offer ‘Starting a Business-First Steps’ Seminar in Decatur

East Central Community College’s Small Business Development Center will offer a free seminar on “Starting a Business – First Steps” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 11, at the ECCC Workforce Development Center on the Decatur campus. This free…

Library’s Teen Program off to a great start

The Winston County Library’s teen Summer Library Program, “Get In The Game, Read!” got off to a great start last Monday.  The teens competed to win games and had a great time.  Programs will continue throughout the month of June…

Tiny Titans Program begins

This year’s Summer Library Program for 3-5 year olds is called “Tiny Titans”.  The theme is all about sports, athletics, being healthy and happy.  The first program was held last Tuesday at the Winston County Library.  Children’s Librarian (back row,…

SLP Slithery start

“On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” Summer Library Program got off to a slithery start with Snakeman (Terry Vandeventer) thrilling the 1st through 5th graders at the Winston County Library last Tuesday.  At the end of the program five brave…

Let’s be Neighbors

Carolyn Mills, Provides a weekly view from the community. This writer may not have anything to report from now until September when the civic clubs to which I belong crank up after the summer recess. There will be birthdays that…

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – June 16, 1916 LOUISVILLE: Dr. Byron Mitchell, optometrist of Memphis, Tenn., is at Hollingsworth Drug Store…

LFD to host 6th annual Fire Academy for Kids

From press & staff reports In what has become a summer tradition in the City of Louisville, the Louisville Fire Department will host its 6th annual Fire Academy for Kids Camp from July 25-29 at the Fire Department. For the…

LHS Class of 1966 holds reunion

Photo credit:  Martha Gammill. Numerous members of the Louisville High School Class of 1966 recently gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their graduation.  Events included a barbecue on May 27 and a banquet on the evening of May 28. …

Anthony Gund makes Northwest Dean’s List

From press reports SENATOBIA, MS (06/07/2016)– Anthony Gund of Louisville was among the list of distinguished Northwest Mississippi Community College students to be recognized for making the Dean’s List during the Spring 2016 semester. Those students completing 12 or more…

Nashville film fest fun

Recently, Carl Jackson and Robin Arnold attended the Nashville Film Festival at Green Hills Theatres.  It was an exciting night for the couple who were there to enjoy the premiere of “Born in Bristol,” which was directed by Chusy Jardine.…