U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, both avid outdoor enthusiasts and long-time members of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus, are co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation that bundles an assortment of bills to increase opportunities for hunting, fishing, shooting sports and other forms … Read more
Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.
Thanks to Sylvia Clark for getting a list of the First Methodist Church families that lost their homes or had damage during the April 28, 2014 tornado.
Others have promised lists … Read more
Governor Phil Bryant and Treasurer Lynn Fitch met with the three major bond rating agencies in New York last week.
“The rating agencies have expressed concern over our dependence on one-time funds to balance the budget,” Gov. Bryant said. “We … Read more
The Circuit Court of Winston County completed the May Court calendar with multiple sentences handed down by Judge Joey Loper.
Reginald D. Haynes entered a plea of guilty and was charged with Possession of Cocaine (at-least 2 grams but less … Read more
by James L. Cummins
From Special Reports
Many small bodies of water do not produce the amount of fish desired by the owner because of poor planning, bad construction or a lack of good management. A good pond or small … Read more
Carlisle Barracks, Pa. – Karen Gardner Fleming was awarded the Master’s Degree of Strategies Studies by the United States Army War College in Carlisle Pa., June 6, 2014, in a formal ceremony with Vice Chief of Staff of the Army … Read more
C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.
100 Years Ago – June 12, 1914
LOUISVILLE: Jonas Young’s horse fell into a 30 foot well on last Friday … Read more
West Kemper Class of 1973 to host conference
The West Kemper Class of 1973 will host a conference call on August 12 for all who are interested in… Read more
From press and staff reports
Landon McMinn, a local filmaker, and Andy Childress, a local web cartoonist, aim to create a documentary about the April 28 tornado.
McMinn had the idea of making a documentary where tornado victims could tell … Read more
Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.
I run my washer nearly every day. It is so little trouble to put on a load of wash and then dry them. It takes around an hour and … Read more