Category: News

Six compete this Feb. 27 for Winston County DYW

A spend the night party at Lake Tiak O Khata was held on February 12 for all 2017 DYW contestants and their little sisters.

From staff and press reports

The Distinguished Young Women of Winston Scholarship Program will be holding the 60th annual program at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Louisville High School.

Six contestants from around Winston County will compete for thousands … Read more

Making the most of it: Singing praises rather than the blues

Sanders, Reed, and Lee

By Joseph and Hanna McCain
The Winston County Journal

Mississippi maybe famous for the blues yet one local family is singing praises and making the most of it.

“I’ll Make The Most Of It” isn’t just the name of the … Read more

History donated


Mrs. Frances Woodruff, President of The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Winston Guards 2643 Louisville Chapter, recently presented  a copy of the book, My Dear Wife, Letters To Matilda: The Civil War Letters of Sid… Read more

LMSD recognizes Teacher of the Year within district

Louisville Municipal School District named its 2015-2016 Teachers of the Year: Scott Heard of Eiland Middle School, Jodie Duran of Noxapater
Annalisa Rankin of Louisville High School, Cynthia Hemphill of Louisville Elementary , Brandi Garrard of Nanih Waiya, Chawan Jernigan of Winston Louisville Career Technical Center and (not Pictured) Penny Stalcup of Fair Elementary.
Scott Heard was also selected District Teacher of the Year by his peers.

From staff reports

The Louisville Municipal School District Board of Trustees recognized and acknowledged the teachers of the year with the annual awards during their monthly meeting held on Feb. 9 at 5:30 p.m.… Read more

WE CARE looking to help more

Members of WE CARE and LFD members during the Flint water donations.

Submitted by WE CARE
Written by Laurie Smith

WE CARE Inc. of Louisville, MS says Thank You! Disaster can strike anywhere at any time. No one knows that better than Louisville, MS. In 2014, we made the headlines all over … Read more


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Asia Tierra Sherrod was a December 2015 graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She is presently employed with Mississippi State University as an Accountant Assistant.She was a 2012 Honor Graduate of Louisville High School. … Read more

Arbor Day celebrated with the help of FFA and Ag I students

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Submitted by Brenda G. Keen
Master Gardener

On Thursday, February 11, 2016, the FFA students and Ag I students of Noxapater helped with the planting of 10 trees at the Noxapater Park. These trees were planted in memory of the … Read more

Wildcats, Warriors qualify for state hoops playoffs

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Noxapater’s Tylon Brantley (4) looks to pass while guarded by Nanih Waiya’s Bryce Stanton (4).

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School Wildcats picked up a couple wins during the Region 4-4A Basketball Tournament it hosted last week and earned a No. 3 seed in the MHSAA Class 4A Boys State Basketball … Read more



Grace Christian School Beta Club participated in the State Beta Convention in Biloxi, MS, February 14 – 16. Students competed in talent, many art categories,… Read more

Wedding – Richesin-Ballard

Mr. Lucas Conerly Ballard and Miss Sommer Elizabeth Richesin

Dr. and Mrs. John Davis Handley and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ross Richesin announce the engagement of their daughter, Sommer Elizabeth to Lucas Conerly Ballard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Preston Ballard of Louisville, MS. The bride elect is … Read more