Category: News

Juneteenth Day History celebration set for June 4

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas. He brought news…

Neshoba County Lake Youth Fishing Rodeo

JACKSON –Youth 15 years and younger are invited to a fishing rodeo at Neshoba County Lake beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, June 11. The free event is hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP). Neshoba County…

Local NAACP leader announces US department of labor rule

By Elmetra Patterson Charles Hampton, president of the Winston County Branch NAACP, 1st Vice President of the State Conference NAACP, announces that the new comprehensive overhaul of Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule marks the first improvement since the 1970’s, and…

Red Hills Fest brings fun

From press and staff reports It was a gorgeous Memorial Day weekend as Winston County residents took part in the 37th Annual Red Hills Festival in downtown Louisville this past Friday and Saturday. The weather could not have been any…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 05/25/2016

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

MSU transfers

ECCC Students Receive MSU Transfer Scholarships These East Central Community College students were the recipients of transfer scholarships to Mississippi State University during the annual Awards Day ceremonies held recently in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Pictured are (front…

MUW transfers

ECCC Students Receive MUW Transfer Scholarships These East Central Community College students were the recipients of transfer scholarships to Mississippi University for Women during the annual Awards Day ceremonies held recently in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Pictured are…

Receive ECCC Technical Awards

These students were recipients of various technical program awards during the annual East Central Community College Awards Day ceremonies held recently in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Students and their respective awards include (front row, from left) Jordan Prisock…

ECCC Special Award Recipients

These students were the recipients of special awards during the annual East Central Community College Awards Day ceremonies held recently in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Pictured are (front row, from left) Megan Parrish of Pascagoula, Sophomore Mathematics Award;…

Republican Women updated on Family and Children’s Services

From press & staff reports The Winston County Republican Women welcomed a number of special guest during its May 16 meeting held at Lake Tiak O’Khata. The special guest for the day’s meeting was Mississippi Executive Director of The Division…