Category: News

Friends of library help

New officers were recently appointed for the Winston County Friends of the Library.  After serving as officers in Friends for thirty-two years, President JoAnn Brandt and Vice-President Sylvia D. Clark, are handing the reigns over to the new President, Theresa…

LPD: Be watchful of summer thefts

From staff and press reports “If you see something, say something,” is Chief of Police L M Claiborne, Jr.’s motto. “We always see an increase in theft during the Spring and Summer,” stated Chief Claiborne. The Louisville Police Department is…

Circuit Clerk office preparing for upcoming elections

From press & staff reports As preparations are underway for November elections at the Winston County Circuit Clerk’s office, qualifiers for the office of election commissioner were recently announced. This year saw one election commissioner retire and all the other…

Haab ready to roll with new post

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Economic Development District Partnership will see a change in leadership as the former director of the organization steps down June 30. During the June 6 meeting of the Winston County…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 06/08/2016

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

Sups hire new Justice Court Clerk

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors chose a new Justice Court Clerk for the county as well as discussed payment issues with a partnering company during its June 6 meeting held at the…

Students help others with service project

Submitted For most people, volunteering and participating in service projects are an extra; something that’s nice to do, but not absolutely necessary. Each year Gifted students at Eiland Middle School feels that this is necessary for them to do. They…

McHenry selected for science and engineering program

Haley Alese McHenry, daughter of Dwain and Barbara McHenry has been selected to participated in the 2016 Summer Science and Engineering Program at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, MS. Admission to the program is competitive and was based on Ms. McHenry’s…

Winston County officials visit ECCC

Winston County officials were special luncheon guests at the May meeting of the East Central Community College Board of Trustees held on the Decatur campus.  The special guests are shown with board members representing Winston County. Seated from left are…

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 – June 9, 1916 LOUISVILLE: Little Martha Miller, who has been ill for two weeks, is somewhat…