Category: News

Good News Club volunteers planning Valentines fundraiser February 12

L to R  Jimmie Lou Reed, Patsy Foster, Charlene Stewart, Louise Stewart, Patsy Fulcher.
Murphy Creek Baptist Church's dessert table in 2015.

From press reports

On Friday, February 12th, from 11:00am – 1:00pm, First Baptist Church, Louisville, will be hosting their 2nd annual “Lil Hearts Luncheon.” The proceeds from this luncheon will be used to buy materials, literature, and supplies for Good … Read more

Ms. Beverly P. Estes: My dedicated reader

Ms. Beverly Palmer Estes

Ms. Beverly Palmer Estes recently passed away with a short battle with pancreatic cancer. I had the opportunity to go see her one last time during Christmas week before she passed away to heaven, and I was so surprised that … Read more

LHS Lady Wildcats take win over New Hope

Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors defeated East Webster and Choctaw County to bring home the trophy from the East Webster Tournament.
Nanih Waiya Photos by Tammy Parkes

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School outscored New Hope 19-5 in the third quarter to overcome an eight-point half-time deficit on the way to a 50-44 win over the visiting Lady Trojans last … Read more

Blessing of homes


Families of the Liberty Community in Louisville recently participated in a “Blessing of the Homes” event, which recognized the families of the area who lost their homes in the April 28… Read more

Aldermen receive library update

Children’s Librarian Andrea McHenry and Winston County Librarian Beth Edwards with the Louisville Board of Aldermen, city clerk and city attorney.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Aldermen received a library report from the Winston County Library, as well as authorized payments for Winston Plywood & Veneer and Natron Wood Products during its January 5 meeting … Read more

Noxapater to hold special election

Pierce taking the oath to serve as Aldermen in September. Judge Wilson performed the swearing in.

From staff reports

The town of Noxapater will hold a special election to fill the unexpired term of Alderman Bobby “Bubba” Pierce on February 16, 2016.

Pierce will vacate the position after being elected to the Louisville Municipal School District … Read more

Membership Drive

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Winston County Friends of the Library President, JoAnn Brandt … Read more

Ex-EMCC quarterback plays huge role in Sugar Bowl win for Ole Miss

Photo by Bob Smith
Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly (10) looks to pass during the 2016 Allstate Sugar Bowl held in New Orleans, LA,  January 1, 2016. (Photo by Bob Smith)

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Suspensions handed down by the NJCAA and MACJC may have kept the East Mississippi Community College football team from defending its NJCAA National Championship at the end of the 2015 football season, but that … Read more

Relay for Life Sponsorship Committee needs sponsors


April 22, 2016 is right around the corner and the Winston County Relay for Life Sponsor Committee is looking for businesses who would like to become a 2016 sponsor of the annual event.

Relay For Life is an ideal opportunity … Read more

Jail Docket – 01/13/2016

Jan. 6, 2016
Crysta B. Ladd, L-4, released to Neshoba County
David E. Nowell, L-4, ticket sus, DL

Jan. 7, 2016
Justin R. Howard, 08/04/1991, WM, G-15 Mitchell, MHP, COC-County & City, No DL Susp, Speeding, No Insurance
Lorynn Wooley, … Read more