News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – July 12, 1912 HIGHT: The young people of this community enjoyed an ice cream supper last Wednesday night at the home of Mr. L. L. Parks. – Misses Tannie May and Mary Ella Snow visited their…

King named new EMA Director

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal With the retirement of Clarence Kelley as Emergency Management Agency Director, Winston County is excited to bring in William T. “Buddy” King to replace him in this position. King is looking forward to…

Law enforcement gears up for 4th

From press and staff reports For the July 4th holiday period the Mississippi Highway Patrol will have an additional 80 troopers on the roads to encourage motorists to abide by the rules of the road. Local Winston County Sheriff’s Department…

Burn ban in place to promote a safe holiday

From staff reports A no-burn order has been issued for Winston County and is in effect until July 13. Open burning, as well as the use of fireworks, is prohibited under the order. The order was issued by the Winston…