Category: News

Mitchell sworn in as Circuit Court judge

Mitchell takes the oath of office from Loper.

From staff reports

George M. Mitchell Jr. of Eupora was sworn in as the junior circuit court judge for the 5th Circuit Court District on Friday.

Gov. Phil Bryant appointed Mitchell on Dec. 18 to fill the unexpired term that … Read more

Supervisors welcome newly elected officials during first meeting of the year

2016 Supervisors in action.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors held its first meeting of 2016 on January 4 in which newly elected officials from the previous year participated in.

The Winston County Board of Supervisors welcomes … Read more

Winston County Relay for Life kickoff set


Organizers are pleased to announce that the first 2016 Winston County Relay For Life meeting will be help on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 5:30 at Fresh Market Grill (formally Luigi’s).

For individuals thinking of registering a team you can … Read more

Librarian’s Report presented to supervisors

2015 Board of Supervisors with Winston County Librarain Beth Edwards

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Library staff presented the Winston County Board of Supervisors its Librarians Report during the December 21 supervisor meeting held at the Winston County Courthouse.

The report presented information for the … Read more

Fighting cancer


Cancer is no walk in the park yet research has shown that moderate exercise for 3 hours per week, such as walking, reduces cancer risk by 30-40 percent. … Read more

Christmas at the Chamber

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Thursday, December 17, 2015 The Winston County Economic Development Partnership office held a Christmas luncheon with attendees welcomed by  … Read more

Good visit

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Seniors attending an event at Lake Tiak O’Khata took time out to visit the Big Red Fire Museum. … Read more

Merchants ready

Several of the sponsorship merchants gathered to watch the name drawing.

During the holiday season, The Winston County Chamber of Commerce provided chances for everyone to register to win $500 “Louisville Dollars.” Chances to register to win the $500… Read more

Ole Miss takes sweet win over Oklahoma State

Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and Jill celebrate following the Rebels' 48-20 win over Oklahoma State in the 2016 Allstate Sugar Bowl held in New Orleans, LA,  January 1, 2016. (Photo by Bob Smith)

From school reports

NEW ORLEANS — How sweet it was.

No. 12 Ole Miss dominated No. 16 Oklahoma State, 48-20, in the 82nd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.… Read more