Category: News

July 4th Holiday Period -7877 Citations issued statewide

The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded its Holiday enforcement period which began July 1st at 6:00 P.M and ended July 4th at midnight. Troop G, Starkville District 5, was pleased to report no fatalities in our district during this holiday period.…

Nanih Waiya Fireworks in the Park 2016 held with great success

Community coming in to see the entertainment, eat the food and last but not least the huge fireworks show by local resident Ellis Houston. The day began around noon with Joey and Robert “Chico ” Holdiness and Michael Evans firing…

LFD to host 6th annual Fire Academy for Kids

From press & staff reports In what has become a summer tradition in the City of Louisville, the Louisville Fire Department will host its 6th annual Fire Academy for Kids Camp from July 25-29 at the Fire Department. For the…

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 – July 1, 1916 LOUISVILLE: W. P. Fulton sent us a few days ago the largest fig…

Camp Good News set to begin July 11

Camp Good News, a ministry of Child Evangelism Fellowship of MS, is a one week day-camp for children ages 6 – 12 years of age. It will be held at Eiland Middle School from 8 am – 4:30 beginning on…

Let’s be Neighbors

Carolyn Mills, Provides a weekly view from the community. In the last column submitted to the Winston County Journal, it was stated that probably nothing much would be forth coming as this writer would not be out and about much…

Winston Degree Candidates for Spring Semester and Summer Semester

OXFORD, Miss. – The following University of Mississippi students from your area are among more than 4000 spring semester and summer semester candidates for degrees. May Anna Katharine Baskin, Bachelor of Science Mary-Katherine Black, Bachelor of Arts Chrysanthia DeShaye Claiborne,…

Miles Family Reunion held June 18 in Winston County

Submitted Descendants of Pettus Miles met for their annual reunion Saturday, June 18 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. They gathered in The Quilt Room. Jeff Donald welcomed attendants and Pettus Palmer asked God’s blessing on all who had come and offered…

Jail docket

Editor’s note: Unless otherwise noted or not applicable, defendants listed in this report have only been charged with the offenses listed and have not been convicted in court. The information contained herein is derived from public records. Persons are innocent…

Have you eaten your microbes today?

Human cultures around the globe historically fermented their foods as a means of preservation. We unknowingly removed a vitally important source of beneficial enzymes, nutrients and microbes from our diets when this traditional process was changed over time by canning…