• August 12, 2015 • Comments Off on Editorial Roundup – 08/12/15
Give the trucker his due
By Tim Kalich
After Robert Gray’s come-from-nowhere victory last week in the Democratic primary for governor in Mississippi, there were two main reactions.
First, political writers and observers tried to figure out how …
• August 12, 2015 • Comments Off on News of the Past – 08/12/15
C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.
100 Years Ago – August 13, 1915
FRONT PAGE: The old soldiers reunion assembled in Masonic Park at 9:30 …
• August 12, 2015 • Comments Off on Itawamba counting on Noxapater’s Miller in 2015
From school reports
FULTON — The Itawamba Community College football team wrapped up its first week of fall camp after reporting to campus on Tuesday to begin preparations for the 2015 season opener on Thursday, Aug. 27 against top-ranked Copiah-Lincoln …
• August 12, 2015 • Comments Off on Tilling soil deeper will cure traffic pans
By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly
Extension Horticulture Specialists
The cool spell of a few weeks ago has probably allowed the tomatoes and large-fruited peppers in the garden to set fruit.
It takes only a few nights in the 60s …
• August 12, 2015 • Comments Off on Correction – 08/12/15
In the article Unique survivors: A look at a small ornamental tree, the trees have been reidentified as Clerodendrum (aka: Harlequin Glorybower).…
• August 12, 2015 • Comments Off on Sports schedules – 08/12/15
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 12
Women’s College Soccer
10 a.m. — MSU at UT-Martin
FRIDAY, AUG. 14
TBA — Set It Off Tournament at RIdgeland (Choctaw County entered)… Read more
• August 12, 2015 • Comments Off on Prep softball season has begun in Winston County
By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal
The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy began their 2015 fast-pitch softball season on Monday, while the slow-pitch teams at Louisville, Nanih Waiya, and Noxapater are set to get the regular season underway Saturday at …
• August 12, 2015 • Comments Off on Memories of Our County – 08/12/15
Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.
A few weeks ago my great grandchildren wanted to go to Hamill’s spring in the northern part of Winston County to see the Artesian Well.
They had …
• August 12, 2015 • Comments Off on Check it out – 08/12/15
Check It Out At The Winston County Library!
The following FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library:
Harper Lee – Go Set A Watchman (regular print, large print and audio CD)… Read more
• August 12, 2015 • Comments Off on More Counties sign agreement with MDOC
From press reports
JACKSON – A dozen more counties have signed an agreement with the Mississippi Department of Corrections to house and work state inmates without reimbursement.
Twenty-six of the 30 original counties now are participating in the new Joint …