Category: News

Louisville High School

Skylar Adams Skylar Adams is the granddaughter of the late Judy White. Her activities include Beta Club, SADD, Mu Alpha Theta, HOSA, Skills USA and Anchor Club. Her awards and honors include first place at District HOSA Competition 2016, first…

Grace Christian School

Amanda Joy (AJ) Martin AJ is the daughter of Jennifer Martin of Sturgis. She has attended Grace for the past two years. She played volleyball, softball and was a member of FCA during the 2014-2015 school year. Some of her…

Winston County Master Gardeners select Yard of the Month for May

Summer will soon arrive in Winston County and the temperature will be climbing, but this month’s Yard of the Month is a shady oasis.  LaVonne Butt’s home, located at 303 Ackerman Street, boasts a back yard that invites family and…

Stewart joins WMC staff

Hannah Stewart recently joined the staff of Winston Medical Center. Hannah will be caring for patients at Winston Medical Clinic. Hannah is a certified nurse practitioner licensed through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She attended Mississippi State University prior to…

Southern Miss awards degrees at spring 2016 Commencements

The University of Southern Mississippi held spring commencement exercises May 13 and 14 on its Hattiesburg campus and the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, respectively. Southern Miss President Rodney D. Bennett conferred undergraduate, graduate and specialist’s degrees at each ceremony.…

EMCC counselor helps youth get back on ‘right track’  

MAYHEW – East Mississippi Community College Counseling to Career (C2C) Counselor Yulanda Haddix has spent decades working with at-risk youths. Her efforts were recognized when she became one of five finalists in North Mississippi nominated for the 2016 Jefferson Awards…

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 – May 19, 1916 [This edition was not available for review on microfilm.] 75 Years Ago –…

T&C hosts tree planting for Arbor Day

The Town & Country Garden Club held an Arbor Day program on April 29, 2016 at the new home of Andrika Johnson on Eiland Ave.   Andrika was blessed with a new home with the cooperation of Winston Strong, an UMCOR group from…

McMullan recognized

From press reports Nanih Waiya Attendance Center is proud to announce the upcoming recognition of one of its students on a statewide stage. Student Kenley McMullan was recently selected as one of six “Entergy Bright Future Award Winners” to be…

3 Supper Favorites from Brock: Super Suppers

Ballgames, ballgames, ballgames. School is almost over. Summer heat. Hot, sweaty kids in and out of your house can get old very fast. The enjoyment of carrying the kiddies everywhere can be fun but can take its toll on the…