Category: News

Winston County residents can give boxes of hope


Winston County families, churches and groups are not waiting until Thanksgiving Day to express gratitude. Instead, this week they are giving back by lovingly packing gifts of joy for children around the world living in extreme poverty or affected by … Read more

MDCC welcomes new public relations and sports information director

Jamie Scrivener

From press reports

Mississippi Delta Community College is pleased to announce the hire of Jamie Scrivener as the new Public Relations and Sports Information Director.

She will be responsible for enhancing the college’s reputation through press releases and social media … Read more

Stewart sisters hold gathering

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Submitted by Frances Ball

It has become the custom for the Stewart Sisters to meet each year. This year they met in October at the home of Delaine Woodruff.

Beginning on Friday evening, a delightful dinner was enjoyed. Joining the … Read more

Red Hills Seniors hold annual Thanksgiving luncheon

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By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Red Hills Senior Citizens held its annual Thanksgiving Luncheon on November 10 at the Winston County Extension Office at 11 a.m.

The annual event brings member together to celebrate in the blessings … Read more

Locals attend state convention

Ouida Donald and Dean Watkins pictured with Cemper Scott, past president and Dana Stringer, newly elected president of Mississippi Republican Women, for the upcoming year.

Ouida Donald and Dean Watkins represented Winston County Republican Women at the Mississippi Republican State Convention in Jackson recently.  This was an opportunity to network with other Republican women throughout the State.  … Read more


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Jeannette Thrash, President of Xi Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, presented the Red Rosé Award to Mary Margaret “M” Smith.  … Read more

News of the Past – 11/18/15

100 Years Ago – November 12, 1915

LOUISVILLE: The Louisville High School football team will play the French Camp team at the fairgrounds here on Thanksgiving day. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Clark are keeping house in the Yarbrough cottage … Read more

Calendar of Events -11/18/15

Neighborhood Watch meeting
Nov. 19
November 19th The Highpoint Neighborhood Watch meeting will be held at the Highpoint Volunteer Fire Department at 7:00 p.m.

Women’s Conference
Nov. 21
Hearts 4 Worship Women’s Ministry will be hosting a Women’s Conference from … Read more

EMCC’s run of football All-Americans comes to surprising end

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

East Mississippi Community College’s seven-year run of having at least two players on the NJCAA All-American football team has come to an end, not due to a lack of worthy athletes, but rather a … Read more

LHS soccer teams get season under way

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School boys and girl soccer teams headed into this week’s action looking for their first wins of the season.

The Wildcats and Lady Wildcats were set to visit Southeast Lauderdale on … Read more