News

Notes from the editor

Errors and misjudgments

As the editor and publisher of the Winston County Journal, I sincerely apologize to the Mullins family. The March 5 headline was not intended to make light of the tragic loss of a young man in the … Read more

Chamber Banquet is Thursday, March 6

From staff reports

The Winston County Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding its 57th Annual Banquet on Thursday, March 6 at 6 pm at Lake Tiak O’Khata.

“The banquet is an opportunity to… Read more

FFA winners

Opening and Closing Ceremonies Team; Front Row (L-R): Macey Donald, President; Taylor Alexander, Secretary; Hunter McElroy, Student Advisor, Back Row (L-R): Alex Eubanks, Reporter; Dawson Mitchell, Sentinel; Ridge Roberts, Vice President; Lance Vernon, Treasurer

Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center students earned honors at the local competition held in Ackerman, MS.  The Louisville chapter of FFA competed in both skills events and … Read more

“The Best” of the Red Hills Winners

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Best Breakfast: Mary Lou’s Biscuit Bar

Best Lunch: Old Mexico

Best Dinner: Old Mexico

Best Appetizers: Market Cafe

Best Desserts: Lake Tiak O’Khata

Best Steakhouse: B.J.’s

Best Mexican: El Rodeo

Best Chinese: Hong Kong

Best Fast Food: Sonic … Read more

Hands on learning of science at Grace Christian

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From press reports

Recently the fifth graders at Grace Christian had the opportunity to make models of a plant or animal cell for science class.  Mason Joy, 5th grade math, science, Bible and history teacher, is in his third year … Read more

Pet of the week

Joe

Joe is a neutered, adult, mixed breed who has been at the shelter for a couple of months.  He gets along with the other dogs in the shelter.  He would be … Read more

Astronaut Haise visits ECCC

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Astronaut Fred Haise, who served as the lunar module pilot during the ill-fated Apollo 13 space mission in 1970 and is portrayed by Bill Paxton in the blockbuster film Apollo 13, is shown … Read more

Johnson earns DYW title

Courtney Elayne Prisock, Gina Paige Johnson, Kodi Anne Yocham, and Cassi Taylor Pearson

From staff reports

Gina Paige Johnson, a junior at Winston Academy, is the newest Winston County Distinguished Young Woman.

Johnson earned the title March 1 as the … Read more