16th Annual

From staff reports The 16th annual Carl Jackson Home For Christmas concert in Louisville is just around the corner and tickets are going fast. With less than a month away to the December 8 concert, organizers and the Winston County…

OCC in final collection days

From staff and press reports Winston County has a chance to share some holiday love with children around the world. Operation Christmas Child, a worldwide gift-giving program done by Boone, N.C.-based Samaritan’s Purse, plans to collect 9.1 million gift-filled shoe…

Election receives strong turnout in Winston County

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal With all the county level races uncontested, voter turnout still reached over 73 percent. Of the 13,472 registered voters in the county, 9875 voted or 73.3 percent of the registered voters. All 5…

Obituaries

Mr. Otis Beckham Funeral services for Mr. Otis Beckham were held at 7 pm Friday, November 9, 2012 from John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Shawn Holley and Rev. Mike Skinner officiating. Mr. Beckham, 63, passed away on Wed., Nov.…

Bower Foundation and MDE partner for new grants

The Bower Foundation announced today the funding of a new $900,000 grant in partnership with the Mississippi Department of Education Office of Healthy Schools. The funds will be used to help schools provide healthier student meals, in accordance with the…