Category: News

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 04/13/2016

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Two locals place in state ACT-SO event

From press & staff reports Five local teens competed against students from across the state during the Mississippi NAACP ACT-SO competition held in Jackson March 12, 2016. There were 25 categories of competition in the sciences, humanities, performing and visual…

WinstonStrong makes mark on community larger than any storm

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The community-based recovery fund “Winston Strong” has worked diligently for the past two years getting victims of the April 28, 2014 storm back into their homes as well as getting them back to…

Banquet set

Michael Sherrod Eichelberger scholarship banquet is scheduled to be April 23rd,

Little Hearts Luncheon held Feb. 12 with great success

First Baptist Church, Louisville hosted the 2nd annual Little Hearts Luncheon fundraiser Friday, February 12th. From 11 a.m. Til 1 p.m. guests enjoyed mouth–watering dishes prepared by some of the county’s best cooks from participating local churches, while supporting Good News Clubs.

ECCC PBL students take top honors

Members of East Central Community College’s Theta Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Lamda competed in 21 events during state competition and had winners in each category. Each of the 20 members participating placed first in at least one event and…

Local among H&R Block winners

From press & staff reports A Winston County man was one of the daily winners of $1,000 through a nationwide sweepstakes at H&R Block. Jimmy Kelley received a check for $1,000 on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at the H&R Block…

Anna Hankins named Ms Miss Amazing Jr. Teen 2016

Submitted Anna Hankins was recently named the 2016 Miss Amazing Jr. Teen in Mississippi. Hankins is 13 years old. She attends Eiland Middle School. Her parents are Jennifer and David Hankins of Louisville. Her grandparents are Kathy and Bob Oldham,…

Explore Mississippi’s beautiful state parks

By Evan O’Donnell MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippians are blessed with some amazing public lands across the state that offer opportunities for families, organized groups and individuals to experience the beauty of the state and its many outdoor…