Category: News

News of the Past – 12/02/2015

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

100 Years Ago – December 3, 1915

This edition was not available for review.
From last week’s 1915 edition, … Read more

East Central Bowl game set for 11 a.m. Saturday

From school reports

East Central Community College Warrior football fans unable to travel to Copperas Cove, Texas, for the 2015 C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl will be able to follow the action on radio and live stream video.
No. 15 … Read more

WMC to offer tree stand safety

Winston Medical Center has received a grant from the Central Mississippi Trauma Region for Tree Stand Safety.  Winston Medical Center has partnered with MDWFP, NWTF, Grace Christian School and Mississippi State/Winston County Extension Office.… Read more

Noxpater Honor roll

Noxapater Attendance Center Honor Roll
1st Nine Weeks
2nd Grade: Honor Roll – Blake Covington, John Hamilton, James Hunt, Tierra Jenkins, Jordyn Maul, Jakeya Pippen, Emily Stevens. Distinction – Emma Cremeen, Noah Edwards, Heidi Eudy, Andrew Harrington, Kaiden Lewis, Jayden … Read more

‘The Christmas Star’ at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp

From press reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for the Christmas season called “The Christmas Star”. This program will be presented on Friday, December 11, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, … Read more

Lady Wildcats pick up hoops win at New Hope

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School improved their record to 2-3 on the year with a 57-51 win at New Hope on Nov. 24. The LHS boys fell to 1-4 with a 69-45 … Read more

Shop safer and smarter this season


The holidays are a busy time full of parties, travel, entertaining and, of course, shopping. And amidst the bustle of the holiday season, fraudsters are looking to cash in on unsuspecting victims.

“Fraudsters are clever, and the hectic holiday … Read more

Senators announce new funding for Winston County Medical Facilities

FEMA Approves $1.78 Million Grant to Continue Replacement of Tornado-Damaged Medical Center Buildings

From press reports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today announced a $1.78 million federal grant to support continued work in … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/02/2015

REPM meeting
Dec. 3
Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi in Winston County will meet on Dec. 3 at Lake Tiak O’Khata at 11 a.m. The program will feature a Business meeting, lunch & singing of Christmas songs led by Merle … Read more

Week Three: Christmas candy! New & old recipes!

Here are some new Christmas candy recipes for you, and one old one for you that is a tried and true recipe that we always use for Christmas called a magic cookie bar. These first were introduced to my family … Read more