Category: News

Noxubee General Education Program awarded

The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to Noxubee General Critical Access Hospital’s Diabetes Education Program in December, 2016. ADA believes that this program offers high-quality education that is … Read more

ECCC women take road win over No. 17 Co-Lin

From school reports

WESSON — Sophomore guard Samantha Duncan scored 21 points, including a 5-of-7 night from beyond the three-point arc, as the East Central Community College Lady Warriors beat the No. 17 ranked Copiah-Lincoln Lady Wolves 80-60 last Thursday … Read more

Grant writing workshop set

The Mississippi Arts Commission in Jackson will host a Grantwriting Workshop in Louisville at the Winston County Library.  The workshop will be held on Thursday, January 28th from 6:00 – 7:30pm in the library meeting room. Turry Flucker, Arts Industry … Read more

McNeill graduates from HCC

Hinds Community College graduated more than 800 students in one of three ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 18 at the Muse Center on Hinds’ Rankin Campus.

Among those who graduated was Joseph McNeill of Louisville.… Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/20/2016

Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Philadelphia at Choctaw County
Prep Soccer
5/7 p.m. — Choctaw Central at Neshoba Central
5:30/7 p.m. — Southeast Lauderdale at Philadelphia
Junior College Basketball
5:30/7:30 p.m. — Holmes at EMCC
5:30/7:30 p.m. … Read more

News of the Past – 01/20/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – January 21, 1916

LOUISVILLE: Mr. M. Rossoff has been confined to his bed with grip. … Read more

Nine Statesmen named to 2015 GSC Fireseeds Fall All-Academic Team; 46 student-athletes named to Honor Roll

Commencing the end of the fall 2015 fall athletic season, Delta State University had nine Statesmen named to the 2015 GSC Fireseeds Fall All-Academic Team released by the Gulf South Conference on Tuesday. Additionally, 46 Statesmen and Lady Statesmen were … Read more

Food plot seed available for wildlife enthusiasts

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer

Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep appreciation for wildlife … Read more

Louisville/Winston County Chapter of ASU presents ‘Purple And Gold Scholarship Gala’


Once again this year, the Alcorn State University Winston County Alumni presents its’ annual Scholarship Gala. This years’ banquet will feature as its guest speaker, Rev. Neddie Winters. Rev. Winters is a native Mississippian; he was born and raised … Read more

Two injured, suspect missing in Louisville shooting

From press reports

The Louisville Police Department has been very busy the past few months dealing with a number of shooting incidents. That trend continues into 2016 with a shooting incident that took place on January 16, 2016.

LPD officers … Read more