Category: News

Two local people died vehicle accident Dec. 30

From press reports

In Kemper County, two women were killed in a single vehicle accident around 10:22 a.m. on Hwy. 397 near the Winston County line on Dec. 30.… Read more

Baking days after the holidays with it cold outside

Over the past couple of months I have been doing a lot of baking and cooking. Much of the reason has to do with the holidays, but I really enjoy being in the kitchen. This week my mom, Kathy Johnson, … Read more

Check it out – 01/13/2016

Check It Out At The Winston County Library!
The following FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library:
Vince Flynn – The Survivor… Read more

Youth Court hosts a busy 2015

From press reports

Winston County Youth Court Judge Hugh Hathorn has released the following statistics for the Winston County Youth Court for calendar year 2015.

Winston County Youth Court held a total of 238 hearings in 2015.  144 hearings involved … Read more

Holmes men, women roll past Hinds CC

From school reports

GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs finished their sweep of the Hinds Community College Bulldogs here Thursday night with a 79-91 non-division win.

With the win, the Bulldogs go to 9-3 on the season. The Holmes … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 01/13/2016

Questions about road

I am a product of the Mt. Pleasant/Hathorn Community where my grandparents moved onto Stallo Rd in 1983 and today my mother still reside on the same road. My concern is the condition of the road in … Read more

Louisville offers affordable renters’ insurance

From press and staff reports

The City of Louisville is your everyday small Mississippi town — a community where people are a generally friendly, laid back folk, and where everybody knows almost everybody there.

With generations of families inhabiting the … Read more

News of the Past – 01/13/2016

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

100 Years Ago – January 14, 1916

LOUISVILLE: Though a bit late, we note the arrival of a fine … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Ronald Whitehead

Ronald G. Whitehead, 79, died surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, January 10, 2016, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation was Monday, January 11, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Johnnie Mae Stevenson

McCool, MS

Johnnie Mae Stevenson, 87, a retired plant supervisor at Angelica, passed away Wednesday December 30, 2015 at the Choctaw County Regional Medical Center in Ackerman. MS. Mrs. Stevenson was born July 29, 1928 in Choctaw County. She was … Read more