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Locals attend boy scout camporee

Starkville’s Troop 45 shows their red, white, and blue “Best Overall Troop” streamer from the 2013 fall camporee at French Camp. Kneeling: Cassidy Ivy Front Row, L-R: Ryan Harfst, Chandler McCafferty, Evan McBroom, Jacob Reed, Garrison Walker, Matt Greene, Richard Tollison Back Row, L-R: Charles Greene, David Humphries of Louisville, Jesse Ivy, Eric Humphries of Lousiville, Will Greene, Jim Harfst

Boy Scouts from across the Pushmataha Area Council ten-county region gathered the weekend of November 8-10 for their annual Fall Camporee.

The camporee was held this year at the Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi. Scouts established their camps on … Read more

When it comes to Sangster, beware of the smile

inebacker Jeremy Sangster, in as a running back, enroute to a touchdown.

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

There was never really much doubt that Jeremy Sangster was going to play High School football. After all, he is a Sangster and he does live in Louisville.

“They always say keep … Read more

Park donation

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The Tot Spot in Nanih Waiya donated $500 in the name of Jack Young to the Nanih Waiya Community Park.  The money came from a fund raiser held by the students at the Tot Spot.  Pictured presenting the check to … Read more

Travelers pay county visit

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By Hanna McCain

 

North Carolina cyclists passed through downtown Louisville on their bicycles recently.  Sydney Williams and Havely Carsky just simply stated that they just wanted to see the country as their reason for biking from Maine to New … Read more

Town and Country Garden Club hold November meeting

The Town & Country Garden Club places a beautiful Christmas Tree in the Winston County Library every year.  This year’s tree features seed packets, cardinals, miniature clay flower pots and burlap ribbons.  These club members help decorate the tree at the library: (l-r) Teresa Ellis, Noneine Keene, Frances Pierce, Debby Moody, Sandra Culwell (club president) and Brenda Jowers.

Submitted by Debbie Moody

 

The Town and Country Garden Club met November 21, 2013 in the home of Mrs. Marie Shaw. Teresa Ellis served as co-hostess. Eleven members and two guests were present for the meeting.

The meeting was … Read more

Book signing and open house

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Robert St. John (left) and Wyatt Waters signing copies of their new book, An Italian Palate.  Over 100 people attended the book signing and Open House at the library on a cold and rainy Sunday afternoon, Dec. 8th.  At the … Read more

Pearson battles injury for Rodeo National Finals

By Neal Reid

 

ProRodeo contestants drive the long miles and deal with the stress of battling for every dollar in hopes of reaching the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in December.

For some, the dream never comes true, and they’re … Read more

LHS Student Council

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The Louisville High School Student Council collected donations from the LHS student body, faculty , and staff to benefit the Community Thanksgiving Luncheon hosted by Mrs. Aline Haynes.  Da’Sha Harrington, student body president, is shown presenting a $75.00 check to … Read more

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 – December 13, 1913

On November 27, the pupils of Noxubee Hills entertained their parents and friends … Read more