It’s elementary

Brandy Blanton
Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

Fair Elementary would like to say a huge “THANK YOU” to all of those individuals and businesses who donated items for our students and their … Read more

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 22, 1914

FRONT PAGE: After a prosperous session of nine months, the best in the history … Read more

Law enforcement set scavenging rules

The City of Louisville and Winston County Law Enforcement are in agreement concerning the removal of debris from the road right of way. There has been some confusion concerning the right to scavenge salvageable material after it … Read more

Calendar of Events

Highpoint Neighborhood Watch to meet

The Highpoint Neighborhood Watch will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 22 at the Highpoint Fire Department.

Ford School Reunion to be held

Ford School Reunion will be held… Read more

Remembrance and regrowth


From staff reports

A community memorial service on Sunday, May 11 at Louisville High School remembered the 10 Winston County residents killed in an April 28 tornado.
Rep. Michael Evans who headed up some parts of the search and rescue … Read more

Winston County needs more volunteers

Submitted by Linda Breazeale, PIO for Winston EMA

Samaritan’s Purse is requesting more volunteers to assist with sawing downed trees and limbs and moving them for county cleanup efforts.
Volunteers should check in at the Samaritan’s Purse tent at the … Read more

Members of ARC delegation pledge help to Winston County

Winston Medical Center CEO Paul Black shows off the modular hospital that will be placed into service May 19 for Winston County until a new hospital is ready. Earl F. Gohl the federal co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission, Guy Land of the ARC and Mike Armour of the ARC talk on the ways the ARC can help.

From staff reports

Representatives of the Appalachian Regional Commission visited Winston County Monday, May 12 to observe the damage and pledge their help.
Earl F. Gohl, ARC Federal Co-Chair, explained that over the last 4 years ARC had invested over … Read more