Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Syble Coward Kinard

Mrs. Syble Coward Kinard, 95, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2016, in the Winston Medical Facility in Louisville, Mississippi. She was born December 10, 1920 to the late Will A. and Willie Margaret … Read more

Obituary – Ms. Linda Davis Wills

Ackerman, MS

Linda Davis WIlls, 65, a retired certified nursing assistant and caregiver, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at her residence in Ackerman, MS. Ms. Wills was born December 13, 1950. She was a member of the Chester Baptist … Read more

GCS honor roll

Term 3
1st Grade Headmaster: Marshall Miller, Cade Gregory, Laci Montgomery, Charlie Peeples and Eili Burdine
2nd Grade Headmaster: Brooklyn Prince, Allie Jenkins, Daniel Butler, Sterling Chambers, Ian Pettie and Cooper Randle… Read more

News of the Past – 03/30/2016

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

100 YEARS AGO – March 31, 1916

The Old Fiddlers and the Old Time Singers Contest will be held … Read more

Let’s Be Neighbors – 03/30/2016

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Green Thumb Garden Club of Winston Nursing Home met in the Activity Room for their March meeting. Mary Rose Moore, member of Winston Garden Club opened the meeting with a … Read more

Legals – 03/30/2016

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’ S SALE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF WINSTON WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated February 18, 2010, executed by DAVID MASS, PAULA … Read more

Fatal pedestrian accident involves Winston countian

From police reports

MHP responded to a fatal accident involving a pedestrian Saturday morning around 4:38 AM on MS Hwy 25 in Oktibbeha County at the intersection of Old Hwy 25..… Read more

Groundbreaking held for Nanih Waiya safe room and cafeteria

Nanih Waiya students, school officials, LMSD Board  officials, and other dignitaries help break ground.

From staff reports

Nanih Waiya Attendance Center held a groundbreaking ceremony for the soon to be built storm shelter and cafeteria.

The new cafeteria will hold more students than the present cafeteria, but more importantly the building will act as … Read more

County’s unemployment rate at 8.5 percent


From press report

Winston County’s unemployment rate dropped in January, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

January’s unemployment rate was 8.5 percent, down from December’s 9.6 percent. The jobless rate was 10.1 percent in January … Read more