Category: News

Calendar of Events

Canning Workshop June 8 June 8, 2016. A Canning Workshop will be offered at the Winston Co Extension Office, located on Vance Street, on June 8, 2016 at 5:00 pm. Workshop will be lead by Fran Brock from Oktibbeha Co…

Juneteenth Festival a success

From press & staff reports It was a special occasion for all as another successful Juneteenth Festival was held this year at Dean Park June 4. The event garnered a good attendance, with the festival giving its attendees a glimpse…

College recognitions

ICC Indian Delegations include area residents Members of Itawamba Community College’s Indian Delegation have been selected for 2016-17. On the Fulton Campus they include Paige Imel of Aberdeen; Adrian Moffett, Hunter Holley, Hayden Plunkett, Ryan Williams, all of Amory; Laken…

Obituaries

Mr. Robert Morris Allen May 28, 2016 Funeral services for Mr. Robert Morris Allen, 76, were held at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Louisville, Wednesday, June 4, 2016 at 2 p.m. Bro. Paul Dancer officiated. Burial at Mount…

County’s unemployment rate displaying decrease

From press & staff reports Winston County’s unemployment rate has seen significant decreases since the beginning of 2016, reflecting a significant increase of jobs in the county. Winston County saw a decrease of seven-tenths of a percentage point in its…

Winston Plywood celebrates no injuries, safety award

From press & staff reports As time progresses closer to the opening of Winston Plywood & Veneer, the management and staff celebrated a great achievement. The management, staff and employees of Winston Plywood held a dinner at the Roseburg Property…

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…

E- Edition June 1

Find our E-edition here: We are working on updating websites and moving back to a subscription service on our websites. http://www.flipsnack.com/winstoncountyjournal/winston-county-journal-june-pages.html

Winston Academy holds awards ceremony

Winston Academy held their annual awards ceremony on May 2. Headmaster Ferrell Rigby welcomed everyone and the invocation was given by Hayden Hudspeth. The English award and the Fortnightly Club English award was given to Kadie Odom. The Mathematics award was…

LFA event brings high fashion to Mississippi

Hilton Hollis, a Mississippi native and fashion designer to women around the world, will be coming home for the fourth year in a row to present “The Local Fashion Advantage” (LFA). LFA was founded in 2013 by The Leake County…