At around noon on Tuesday, June 4, personnel from Louisville Fire Department, Nanih Waiya Volunteer Fire Department, East Winston Volunteer Fire Department, and Mississippi Forestry Commission, along with Winston County Fire Coordinator Jody Garrard, responded to a chicken house fire on Garrigues Road, near the intersection of Boon Road.
This past Saturday evening the Louisville Coliseum was the scene of the first ever Bulls & Barrels, a fund-raising event benefiting the children & youth ministries of the East Louisville Baptist Church. A silent auction was held in conjunction with the main event, again with all proceeds going to the children & youth of ELBC.
“Love your kids; teach them about God; take them to church; teach them to get an education; encourage them to do what’s right.” That is the message that retiring Winston County educator Gale Gregory leaves for residents of Winston County.
Louisville-Winston County Airport Board President, Mike Forster, addressed the Louisville Board of Aldermen during their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 21, to inform them that the Airport has been awarded $4.2M in an FAA grant.
This past Sunday afternoon officers of Louisville Police Dept., Mississippi Highway Patrol and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics gathered at Louisville Memorial Cemetery to honor local fallen officers: Darrell Cooper, Louisville Police Dept. Reserve Officer; Hank McLeod, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Agent; and Joe Clay.
This past Thursday morning, at around 10:30, Winston Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to a tip concerning a suspect in a shooting that took place in Attala County.
The suspect, Ryan Steed, 21 years of age, allegedly shot a female subject then made his way to Louisville.
In a recessed meeting held on Tuesday, May 14, Mayor Will Hill recommended to the Board of Aldermen that Sean Holdiness be appointed as the next Chief of Police of the City of Louisville.
On Tuesday morning, May 14, seniors at the Winston-Louisville Career Technical Center (WLCTC) were honored by faculty, industry representatives, and the community for their hard work and achievements and for taking a step forward along their career paths, at the first ever Career & Technical Workforce Recognition Day.
This past Friday morning, the 131 members of the Louisville High School Class of 2019 took a final walk-through of the schools which have been a major part of their lives and have done so much to shape them into who they are.
During their meeting on Tuesday, May 7, the Louisville Board of Aldermen heard from Winston Partnership Executive Director, Glen Haab, concerning the awarding of a $2M ARC SAAW (Southern Automotive & Aviation Workforce) grant which will be used to enhance the Louisville Rail Park.