Monthly Archives: October 2013

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. 75 Years Ago – September 30, 1938 LOUISVILLE: Dan Fox, who has been very sick with poison oak, is convalescing. –…

Tis the Season for the Spirit of Giving…

Hanna McCain This year the Winston County Journal publisher and staff have decided to take a different focus on Christmas. After much thought and consideration, we are asking the children and adults of Winston County to write letters of gratefulness…

Starkville defeats Winston 14-0

By Wendell Womack   After the Winston Patriots were victorious in their own Homecoming game last week, they fell prey to the Starkville Volunteers at their Homecoming by at score of 14-0. Both teams slugged it out during the first…

WMC hosts health fair, plans for community meeting

From press reports   Winston Medical Center had over 175 participants from the community as well as over 80 vendors who provided free health services to the participants attend the Winston Medical Center Health Fair at First Baptist Church on…

EMEPA to hold 75th Anniversary celebration

East Mississippi Electric Power Association will celebrate 75 years of service to east Mississippi on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at MSU-Meridian’s Kahlmus Auditorium with food, fun, free health screenings and great prizes, including up to $750 in electricity credits. This…

Harvest Festival set for October 12

By Sylvia Dickson   Think October: fall settling on the air…temperatures dropping…leaves turning gold, red, yellow and orange…marshmallow roasting and storytelling by the campfire…and French Camp Harvest Festival. Saturday, October 12, 2013 is the date for the French Camp Harvest…

County residents helping OCC

From press reports   Operation Christmas Child is in full swing in Winston County. “Let’s get started working on our boxes,” said the committee Operation Christmas Collection Week is November 18- 25, 2013. Be prepared; pack a shoebox for a…

Let’s Park

Lynne Cunningham provides an update on the happenings at Legion State Park. Legion State Park Friends Meet The Friends of the Legion State Park held a quarterly meeting at the Legion Lodge on September 12 at 10:00 a.m. The primary…