Category: News

ECCC student-athletes receive recognition for academic performance

Several East Central Community College student-athletes received state and national recognition for academic performance during the 2015-16 academic year on the Decatur campus. In all, 65 ECCC student-athletes were recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association, the Mississippi Association…

Correction

In the July 6, 2016 edition of The Winston County Journal the article “Aldermen continue saferoom payments and honor Mills retirement” incorrectly stated the location of the city of Louisville and LMSD saferooom. The correct information should have stated that…

Winston County Self Help Cooperative spotlights canning

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The children of Destiney Daycare in Louisville were given a valuable lesson in the benefits of growing their own fruits and vegetables when they participated in a canning workshop supported by the Winston…

Locals part of SCT unplugged event

STARKVILLE – The vocal stylings of the Doobie Brothers, Sting, John Denver, Hall & Oats, Bonnie Raitt, the Eagles, the Beatles and more come to life starting Thursday as Starkville Community Theatre presents its annual summer fundraiser, SCT: Unplugged 2,…

Louisville and Highpoint fire departments train to lower insurance rates

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Louisville Fire Department and Highpoint Volunteer Fire Department recently conducted annual pump testing of its fire engines at Lake Tiak O’Khata. Pump testing, once commonly referred to as service testing, is a…

Winners of Garden Tour Prizes announced

By Elmetra Patterson On Saturday, June 4, 2016, the 2nd Annual Winston County Master Gardeners Tour was very successful even on a day that the temperature was 95 degrees. The tour hosts had plenty of water and some refreshments available.…

WMC to provide specialized stroke care

From press reports Even in the face of tragedy, The Winston Medical Center has continued to provide the residents of Winston County the best medical care they could receive. The WMC is now going beyond the local level of providing…

Three juveniles sought for robbery with a weapon

From press reports The Winston County Sheriff’s Department is currently searching for three suspects in a strong arm robbery that occurred at 7:15 p.m., July 7 on Young’s’ Crossing Road near the intersection with Hwy 15. It is believed that…

Jail Docket

Editor’s note: Unless otherwise noted or not applicable, defendants listed in this report have only been charged with the offenses listed and have not been convicted in court. The information contained herein is derived from public records. Persons are innocent…

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 – July 13, 1916 The three men involved in the murder of Miss Mary Miller of Plattsburg…