Category: News

Gerald Mills is awarded as the 2016 MEDC Honorary Life Member

Gerald Mills receiving his award.

The Mississippi Economic Development Council (MEDC) announced that Gerald Mills was awarded as the 2016 MEDC Honorary Life Member on February 4th, 2016. Honorary Life Membership may be granted to individuals upon retirement to recognize their long and distinguished service … Read more

Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center wins national award



Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Wins National Award for Safe and Sound Initiative which provides a strong model of effective advocacy for older adults by challenging and changing ageism.… Read more

Flag suggestion

The Clarion Ledger is seeking flag desings to replace the present Mississippi Flag.… Read more

Helping others

Flin water 950605

Recently formed board of Winston Educational Christian Action Resource Enterprises, Inc, known as WE CARE discussed what can they do to help Flint, MI. They penned one letter asking for help to send water and it spread like wildfire.… Read more

ECCC announces Fall Semester Honor Roll

From press reports

Students named to the 2015 fall semester honor roll, which includes those selected to the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honorable Mention List, have been announced at East Central Community College in Decatur.… Read more

Chamber of Commerce banquet tickets go on sale today


The Partnership/ Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet will be held on March 3, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Lake Tiak-O’Khata.
The 2016 Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet tickets will go on sale Wednesday, February 17, 2016.  The Tickets … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 02/17/2016

Manning’s beer blunder

Greenwood Commonwealth

Although Peyton Manning’s skills as a quarterback have declined with age and injuries, his aptitude as a pitchman hasn’t.

It was a little cheesy of him, after winning his second Super Bowl … Read more

ECCC Women win 14th Straight

The East Central Community College Lady Warrior basketball team moved into the national rankings on Wednesday and then went out the next night and won their 14th straight game to move one step closer to the MACJC South Division title.… Read more

News of the Past – 02/17/2016

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

100 Years Ago –February 18, 1916

LOUISVILLE: Miss Callie Meek Garrigues was called home from the I. I. & … Read more