Category: News

Book signing

(Seated) Author Tiffany Moore, (standing l-r) Tiffany’s husband Derek Moore; grandmother Mary McQueen; aunt Elizabeth Eichelberger; family friend Mamie Gladney; and father Johnny Harrington.

Dozens of people showed up for Louisville native Tiffany Moore’s book signing Sat. 12/12/15 at the Winston County Library.  Now living in Atlanta with her husband Derek Moore, … Read more

Hood shot

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Jonah Hood recently bagged his first buck a six pointer December… Read more

State ag values took a small hit in 2015

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By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Neither crop yields nor prices were particularly bad in 2015, but Mississippi’s estimated state agricultural production value still dropped to $7.2 billion, a 4.9 percent decrease from the previous year.… Read more

Library fun

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Winston County Librarian Andrea McHenry (in back, standing, with striped sweater) hosted a Christmas Story Hour at the library last week.  … Read more

Eggs bolster state’s total poultry values in 2015

Mississippi did not have a case of bird flu in 2015, but consumers still had to pay more for eggs following outbreaks on egg-producing farms, primarily in Minnesota, Iowa and surrounding states. Preliminary estimates indicate a 3.4 percent increase in the state’s poultry value, which includes an almost 40 percent increase for eggs. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Linda Breazeale)

By Linda Breazeale
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Spared from bird flu outbreaks in 2015, Mississippi’s poultry industry benefitted significantly from higher egg prices but still felt the pinch from export declines.

Preliminary estimates indicate a 3.4 percent increase … Read more

EMCC Freshman among nations leading scorers in junior college hoops

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process.

That … Read more

Kwanzaa: The meaning of the holiday

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Kwanzaa a week-long African Inspired Celebration beginning December 26 – January 1 promotes self-esteem, hope, pride and dignity. It was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga who delivers a yearly message that is related to the theme yearly which … Read more

MSUs Newman takes top SEC freshman honors

From school reports

STARKVILLE – Following a career-high 20 points against Northern Colorado that propelled Mississippi State to its second-consecutive win, heralded guard Malik Newman has been tabbed the SEC’s Freshman of the Week.

It’s the third league honor for … Read more

Letters to the editor – 12/30/2015

Trump, Hitler comparison ridiculous, stupid

I think that the opinion photos equating Donald Trump as a fascist like Adolf Hitler is both way beyond politics and in fact just repulsive. Adolf Hitler was responsible for the deaths of around 50 … Read more

News of the Past – 12/30/2015

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago –December 31, 1915

This edition was not available for review.

75 Years Ago – December 27, Read more