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Child Passenger Safety class

On May 7-9, there will be a Child Passenger Safety Tech Class held at the City of Louisville Fire Department. Instructor Brad Williams will be… Read more

ECCC announces 2014-15 Show Choir Members

From press reports

Members of the 2014-2015 Ac’cents show choir at East Central Community College were recently announced following auditions held on the Decatur campus.
Members include sopranos … Read more

Americorps NCCC provides services to Mississippi after tornadoes

From press reports

Approximately 103 national service members have deployed or are pending deployment to Arkansas, Mississippi and Kansas in response to Monday’s deadly severe weather outbreak.
Some 34 AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) members, based at the AmeriCorps … Read more

Beware of fraudulent tornado charities

From press reports

Jackson, MS—The Secretary of State’s Office encourages Mississippians to be mindful when donating to disaster relief organizations in the wake of the recent storm activity.
“Mississippians are at their best when someone is in need,” says Secretary … 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 – May 8, 1914

LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Wood on the ninth, a … Read more

Greenwood woman trying to help

By BOB DARDEN
Staff Writer

Although Cathy Barnes lives in Greenwood, she still has ties to her hometown of Louisville.
When a line of thunderstorms and tornadoes struck the state on Monday, Barnes said, she thought of people back home.… Read more

Tornado ravages county

Before the sunset Monday, April 28 a photo survey of the damage of McCullough Road revealed most homes in some stae of severe damage.

From Staff and press reports
Photos by Joseph McCain/Staff

Warnings were sent out all day Sunday, April 27 and Monday, April 28 yet nothing prepared Winston County for the devastating tornado and… Read more