Category: News

First United Methodist Church hosts IF: Gathering on February 5 and 6  


Tens of thousands of women worldwide will participate in the IF: Gathering on February 5-6, 2016, via a live stream from a live, sold out event in Austin, Texas.  With a variety of cultures and denominations represented, these women … Read more

Sports Schedules – 02/03/2016

Prep Basketball
TBA — MAIS District 2 AAA Tournament at Winston Academy
6 p.m. — Vardaman at Eupora
6 p.m. — Winona at French Camp
6 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Hebron Christian
6 p.m. — Philadelphia … Read more

Grant helps local students pursue medical dreams

From press reports

High school juniors in Winston County considering medical careers in their home state have the opportunity to take part in an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University.… Read more

Expectations high as ECCC softball opens season February 4

Expectations are high, and so is the preseason ranking as the East Central Community College Lady Diamond Warriors open their 2016 softball season Thursday, Feb. 4, against Alabama Southern Community College at the softball complex on the Decatur campus. Game … Read more

Wonders of the winter stars at the Rainwater Observatory

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “Wonders of the Winter Stars”. This presentation will be given Friday, February 12, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer, David Teske. … Read more

Chamber of Commerce seeks Man and Woman of Year nominations


The Partnership/ Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet will be held on March 3, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. The Chamber of Commerce/Main Street is once again asking you to seriously consider nominations for Man and Woman of … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 02/03/2016

Rambling with Mrs. Arlene

Praise the Lord everyone.  God is so good.  How wonderful it is to know him personally and know you can cast all of your cares and sorrows on him.  His word promises if we do that … Read more

Board accepts bid for upcoming road projects

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors received bids for the upcoming Landfill and Poplar Flats Roads project during its February 1 meeting held at the Winston County Courthouse.

Landfill and Popular Flat Roads … Read more

News of the Past – 02/03/2016

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 4, 1916

One of the coldest winter spells this year moved in Tuesday night. By … Read more

ECCC Men’s soccer team tryouts set

Tryouts for the 2016 East Central Community College men’s soccer team will be held Wednesday, Feb. 17, on the Decatur campus, announced Head Coach Kenneth Thompson.… Read more