News

Qualifying deadline upcoming

From staff and press reports Preparations are underway for November elections at the Winston County Circuit Clerk’s office including signing up those seeking the office of election commissioner. Anyone interested in seeking the office of Winston County Election Commissioner has…

Red Hills Festival in full swing this weekend

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Red Hills Festival kicks off this Friday night. “We are gearing up for a great festival with something for everyone,” said Linda Skelton of the Winston County Chamber of Commerce. The festival…

28th Juneteenth Day celebration set for June 2

The Winston County Voters League invites the public, elected officials and candidates to the 28th Annual Juneteenth Day Festival on June 2, 2012. Join league members at Dean Park on HWY 15 S in the Center Ridge Community from 12…

Strickland awarded

The United States Academy announced today that Maria Strickland from Louisville, MS has been named an All-American Scholar. The USAA has established the All-American Scholar Program to offer deserved recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines. The…

Let’s Park by Lynne Cunningham

The Legion State Park has been abuzz lately with more than the stirrings of bees, birds and critters. Human stirrings has made quite a splash in the wake of a Fishing Rodeo, a tour or trees and plants along the…

TAG students visit Jackson

Fourth Grade TAG students from LES who had met accelerated reading and accelerated math goals set for the trip visited the Mississippi Children’s Museum in Jackson. Students enjoyed multiple activities – from dressing up, performing, and traveling through displays to…

Calendar of Events

Youth Service set May 25 Elevate Youth service set for Friday, May 25 at 7:30 pm. at Noxapater Baptist Church with music by call3d. Blowout Talent Show May 25, 8 p.m. The Blowout Talent Show will be held at Taylor…

ECCC honors, hosts

ECCC Cheer Squad Announced for 2012-13 Cheerleaders were recently selected for 2012-13 at East Central Community College in Decatur, announced sponsor Huellen Watson. Cheer Squad members and their respective high schools include Darrin Hillman, Sebastopol; Austin Flake and Lindsey McCool,…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – May 24, 1912 Due to the deplorable freight situation on our railroad, we are compelled to issue a half size paper this week. ROCKY HILL reports complaints of the recent cold weather killing the cotton. –…