Category: News

Young scores well on rodeo circuit

Blake Young of Nanih Waiya recently traveled to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to compete in the Miniature Rodeo Association (MRA) World Finals.  Blake rode two out of three of his bulls while there to finish 4th in the world in Senior…

Mid-Mississippi Challenge set for Saturday

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Prep basketball fans in the area are eagerly looking forward to the 11th edition of the Mid-Mississippi Challenge that will be host by Choctaw County High School on Saturday. The nine-game slate tips off…

Wess Chapel  Baptist Church to host The Believer’s Reunion Quartet

From press reports Wess Chapel Baptist Church will host The Believer’s Reunion Quartet in concert on Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 7:00 pm.  This well loved group from the late 1970’s and 1980’s had its roots in Winston and Neshoba…

Relay for Life planning underway

Get your walking shoes ready as this year’s Winston County Relay for Life is scheduled to take place on April 28 at the Winston County Coliseum. The local Relay for Life committee is busy organizing and brainstorming to make this…

Fortnightly Club holds monthly meeting

The Louisville Fortnightly Club met December 15 at the home of Mrs. David Chandler. Assisting her as hostess were Mrs. Tommy Boydston and Mrs. Stanley Hathorn. As members entered the home all decorated for Christmas, beautiful piano music by Mrs.…

President of Alcorn State University to headline ‘Annual Scholarship Gala’

Once again this year, the Alcorn State University Louisville Winston County Alumni Chapter presents its’ annual Scholarship Gala.  This years’ Gala will feature as its guest speaker, Dr. Alfred Rankins, Jr., the 19th president of Alcorn State University. Dr. Rankins,…

LMSD Educator nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

Miranda Kincaid, a tenth grade English teacher at Louisville High School, has been nominated for the 2016-2017 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the national LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards…

House passes bill to fill superintendent vacancies

By Rep. Joey Hood District 35   On Jan. 3, the 132nd Mississippi State Legislature began the second session in the four-year term. This was a familiar week for many, but some newcomers joined the House of Representatives as a…

Friday accident results in one death

From press and staff reports The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash in Winston County at the intersection of Hwy. 25 and  Plattsburg  Rd. Friday, January 13 around 3:30 P.M. A south bound 2016  white Ford F-150 collided…

Municipal elections approaching

From staff reports The qualifying period for the Louisville and Noxapater Muncipal elections has begun. Louisville’s Mayor Will Hill and Noxapater’s Mayor Sammy Carter have both qualified to run for their respective offices. The election for Louisville Mayor and Board…