Category: News

Ribbon cutting held for Hands on Massage

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal Members of The Winston County Chamber of Commerce and city officials were present for the ribbon cutting for new business Hands on Massage located at 600 North Court Avenue Suite C in Louisville.…

Appetizers: Brock’s parties and receptions

Well, the appetizers are always a sure hit around this time of year, and “southernized” appetizers seem to be even a greater hit for people when it comes to birthday parties, wedding or baby showers, and wedding or anniversary receptions.…

ECCC annual award winners recognized

Recipients of Hall of Fame and other honors were recognized during the annual Awards Day program held April 28, 2016, at East Central Community College in Decatur. Career award recipients include Josh Crutcher of Sebastopol, residential carpentry; Christina McKinnion of…

ECCC graduation scheduled May 6 at Neshoba County Coliseum

East Central Community College President Dr. Billy Stewart said the college could have another record graduating class, with more than 600 students applying to graduate May 6 when the institution holds its 87th Commencement beginning at 6 p.m. in the…

Town & Country Garden Club presents Design Workshop

Members of the Town & Country Garden Club met at the West Union Presbyterian Church. There were 13 members present. Hostesses were Noniene Keen and Elaine Thompson. President Debbie Moody called the meeting to order. Dale Shumaker gave the Inspiration…

News of the past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – May 5, 1916 [This edition was not available on microfilm for review.] 75 Years Ago –…

ACOG Annual Women’s Conference planned May 14

From press reports Ackerman Church of God to host their 2016 Annual Women’s Conference on Saturday, May 14, 2016 with service to begin at 10am and lunch to follow. This year’s theme is “Chosen and Empowered” based on John 15:16…

Winston Guards UDC hold April meeting

The Winston Guards 2643 UDC chapter held their April meeting on April 4, 2016, at Lake Tiak O’Khata. Following the meal, President Frances Woodruff the ritual and pledges and salutes were done and Mrs. Woodruff introduced the guest speaker for…

A look at Mars:The Red Planet at Rainwater Observatory

From press reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “MARS:The Red Planet!” This PowerPoint presentation will be given on Friday, May 13, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn,…

May 14 is the Pioneer Day at French Camp

By Sylvia Dickson On Saturday, May 14, 2016, step back in time at Pioneer Day in French Camp, MS. Activities start at 9:00 and wrap up around 3:00. Admission to the festival is free. Wander through the Natchez Trace Historic…