Relay for Life countdown continues

From staff and press reports Relay For Life of Winston County will be here in 100 days. Why is that significant? Because the American Cancer Society, the official sponsor of birthdays, celebrates a huge milestone this year. On May 22,…

Coalition holds Shopping Matters Tours

From press reports Coalition for a Healthy Winston County teaches area shoppers how to make real changes to their food shopping habits, to benefit both their health and their wallets. On February 25 and February 27, Coalition for a Healthy…

Tickets are on sale for Chamber Banquet

From staff reports The 56th Annual Winston County Partnership/Chamber of Commerce Banquet will be held on Thursday, March 7 at 6 PM at Lake Tiak- O’Khata in the Pine Ridge Lodge. Tickets are available for this fun filled event. Tickets…

Community cleans up vandalism at WA

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal Glass was removed, carpets cleaned, and much more accomplished by hundreds of volunteers at Winston Academy after a recent break-in and vandalism. Students at Winston Academy on Tuesday, February 19 were greeted with…

Obituaries

Ms. Jackie Houston Mavis Montgomery “Jackie” Houston, age 87, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at North MS Medical Center in Pontotoc, MS. She was born September 17, 1925 to Hilary Delay Montgomery and Esther Ann Watson Montgomery in Ackerman, MS.…