Monthly Archives: August 2013

ECCC offers Basic Computer Class in Louisville

Instruction in “Basic Computers and Microsoft Word 2010 – Learn How to Set Up, Edit, and Format Documents” is being offered at East Central Community College’s Career Advancement Center located in the old Spartus facility at 921 South Church Street…

Head Start open house set for Aug. 30

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   The Winston County Head Start Complex preschool and early learning will host an open house Friday, August 30 from 2-6 p.m. Head Start staff will be available to talk with interested citizens…

East Central Community College will host Media Day

East Central Community College will host “Media Day” activities for the Warrior football team on Saturday, August 17, 2013. Activities are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus. During the annual event, area media…

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – August 15, 1913 LOUISVILLE: Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Hull and children left yesterday for Louisiana where…

Tryouts Set for ECCC Tennis Teams

  Tryouts for East Central Community College’s Lady Warrior and Warrior tennis teams will be held Monday, August 19, 2013, announced Coach Dianne O’Neill. Activities are scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. on the ECCC tennis courts in Decatur. For…

Car accident claims life of local woman

From staff reports   A Winston County woman died Tuesday after her vehicle ran off the road Monday, August 12 around 7 a.m.. Stephanie Moody Burchfield, 34 years old, was driving a 2012 red Toyota Camry when she ran off…

Hight to celebrate 100 years

From staff reports   A proud Winston County woman will be celebrating a century of life this month. Juanita McCown Hight will turn 100-years-old Aug. 26. She was born in Winston County near Plattsburg, and is a 1934 graduate of…

Reflections reunion set for Noxapater

Mt. Pleasant #2 Missionary Baptist (MB) Church will be host to The Reflections of The Noxapater Seven. This will be a heartwarming event on Saturday August 31, 2013 at 5:00 pm beginning with a meet and greet while serving hors…

Sheriff’s office host handgun safety

From staff and press reports   The Winston County sheriff’s office hosted a handgun safety class for Winston County residents on July 27. The class consisted of about three hours of classroom discussion at the Winston County Annex Building, along…