Category: News

Designation of Winston County to receive FSA Disaster Loan Applications

From press reports

(STARKVILLE, MS) (October 26, 2015) – “Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Oktibbeha County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” Douglas E. Naron, FSA Farm Loan Manager, said today.… Read more

News of the Past – 11/04/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – November 5, 1915

Dr. A. C. Cockrell has decided to locate in Louisville for the … Read more

Ole Miss improves to 7-2 on season with win over Auburn

No. 19 Ole Miss held off a feisty homestanding Auburn team for a 27-19 victory Saturday afternoon at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Along with the victory over Alabama earlier this year, the Rebels secured wins in Tuscaloosa and Auburn in the same … Read more

Ducks Unlimited to host annual fundraiser on Nov. 12

From press & staff reports

The Winston County Ducks Unlimited will host their annual banquet on Thursday, November 12 at Lake Tiak O’Khata starting at 6 p.m.

The banquet raises funds to help protect wetlands and habitats for wildlife across … Read more

Digital Dawg Byte technology competition winners selected

From press reports

The Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development in Mississippi State University’s College of Education recently hosted its second annual Digital Dawg Byte High School Technology Competition.… Read more

Check it out at the library

Check It Out At The Winston County Library!
NOVEMBER 2015
The following FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library:
John Grisham – Rogue Lawyer
Stuart Woods – Foreign Affairs
Nicholas Sparks – See Me… Read more

Carl Jackson in consideration for more Grammys

A CD project that is introducing a whole new audience to the 1927 Bristol Sessions is being considered for Grammy Awards.

“Orthophonic Joy; The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited” has been nominated in eight categories, … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 11/04/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

For this writer, it is so amazing that something written in this column is read in Chicago, but in last week’s WCJ … Read more

Mississippi State plays on ESPN Thursday against Missouri

From school reports

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State advanced in the national football polls on Sunday, climbing to No. 24 in the Associated Press Top 25 and moving into the Amway Coaches poll at No. 25.

The Bulldogs, who had a … Read more