Pet of week – 05/20/15

Pet of the week photo

Reese is a beautiful mixed breed pup available for adoption. She has been spayed, and her adoption fee is $20.00. To see pictures of Reese and the other animals available for adoption, find us on Facebook.… Read more

ECCC  Lady  Warriors finish second in nation 

The East Central Community College softball team with their trophy after finishing second in the nation at the 2015 National Junior College Athletic Association Division II National Tournament. (EC Photo)

From school reports

The East Central Community College Lady Diamond Warriors advanced to the championship game of the 2015 National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Softball National Championship Saturday, May 16, before falling to Kankakee Community College 5-1.… Read more

WinstonStrong seeking funds to continue rebuild efforts

WinstonStrong help provide the funds to have the Katrina Style cottage placed for a family affected by the April 28 tornadoes.

From staff reports

WinstonStrong continued its role in providing housing recently with the placing of Katrina cottages in the county.

The group placed two Katrina style cottages on properties and helped two more families move into their homes. The group … Read more

McBrayer named Distinguished Civilian of the Year


From press reports

Mr. Homer G. McBrayer began his federal career as a Junior Engineer in the Mobile District in 1962 after receiving his degree in Civil Engineering from Mississippi State University.

In 1974, he came to the Savannah District … Read more

Traipsin’ Down South – 05/20/15

Lynn Cunningham provides a view from the community

Christmas in the Quarter

Spending Christmas holidays in New Orleans can be a special treat due to reduced crowds, very little sultry weather, and heavenly music at St. Louis Cathedral on Christmas … Read more

Scholarship earned


Andrew Woodruff senior at Winston Academy and son of Mark and Callie Woodruff was recently awarded an $88,000 in the field of Education which includes a study abroad and technology. Andrew plans to major in Math and minor in physical … Read more

Some nicknames are most definitely earned


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Obviously, I carry the moniker Old Sports Dude for a reason.

As I was covering the press conference for the upcoming MHSAA State Baseball Championships Monday morning in Pearl I had several revelations. Each … Read more

Kemper visitors


CAREER & TECHNICAL STUDENTS—Students from the John C. Stennis Vocational Complex-Kemper County were allowed on May 8th an opportunity to take a field trip to Lake Tiak-O’Khata in Louisville, enjoy a relaxed lunch, play a few games of basketball and … Read more