Category: News

MLK parade planned for Jan. 16

From press and staff reports

The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Saturday, January 16, 2016.

One of the main events for the 2016 celebration is a parade which will … Read more

Group seeks donations for tornado victims in Holly Springs

From staff and press reports

Neighbors helping neighbors in need — that’s the message WinstonStrong, Winston County officials and City of Louisville officials wish to deliver.

Under the auspice of WinstonStrong, city and county leaders have setup a collection effort … Read more

Winston Plywood and Veener deal with Taylor boosts local economy

Winston Plywood’s  Dr. Dick Baldwin signs to purchase three pieces of equipment from Taylor Machine Works.

From staff reports

When the trees start rolling in at Winston Plywood and Veneer, they will be getting a lift from a familiar name.

This past week, President & General Manager of Winston Plywood & Veneer Dr. Dick Baldwin signed … Read more

New and reelected officials take oath of office

Winston County Supervisors take the oath.
Luke Parkes
Burr Warner
Larry Duran
Ralph Goss
Marion Jordan

From staff reports

Fifteen Winston County officials elected or re-elected in November took the oath of office in front of a large crowd inside the main courtroom of the Winston County Courthouse Tuesday morning.

Chancery Judge Joseph Kilgore presided over … Read more


Tiger Class - Lee Verry - Instructor
Left to right: Sydney Addkinson, Presley Scrivener, Elizabeth Scrivener, Jordan Miller, William Pugh, Cooper Randle. Not pictured: Wesley Duvall, Trent Terrell, Zachary Cistrunk and Caleb Burnside.

Lee Verry’s Elite Martial Arts class had a rank … Read more

If you see something you agree or disagree with say something

Most of the time I as publisher do not place editorial opinions, cartoons or the like in the newspaper but with continued apathy among all voters in this country. I have to speak up.

I want readers to agree. I … Read more

Christmas program FUMC


The First United Methodist Church Kindergarten Class held its Christmas Program on Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. The program featured children of the class performing songs and “finger plays.”… Read more

Soybean value falls just shy of $1B mark

Mississippi soybean growers harvested the second highest soybean yield in state history in 2015, but low market prices caused the crop to dip below $1 billion in value for the first time since 2011. (File photo by MSU Extension Service/Kat Lawrence)

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Estimates indicate that lower soybean prices caused the value of Mississippi’s top row crop to drop below $1 billion for the first time since 2011 despite producers posting the second highest … Read more

Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors continue winning ways

Ashlie Thames (23) looks for an open teammate to pass the ball to.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School looked to finish off the 2015 portion of the 2015-16 season on a high night when they played Aberdeen Tuesday in the St. Andrews Holiday Classic … Read more