Category: News

Obituaries

Michael Homer Box Jr. May 4, 2016 Services for Michael Homer Box Sr., 65, were May 9, 2016, at Blythe Creek Baptist Church in Choctaw County near Mathiston. Burial was in the church cemetery. He was born April 5, 1961,…

ECCC Wall O’ Sound announces new auxiliary members for 2016-17

The East Central Community College Wall O’ Sound Marching Band recently announced new members of auxiliary units including the Centralettes dance line and the Color Guard, as well as a new feature twirler. The announcement was made following auditions held…

Byrd returns south to hometown

From press & staff reports As workers work at a rapid pace to rebuild the Winston Medical Center so it may return to its original site, Winston County residents will also see the return of one of its native sons.…

Youth Fishing Rodeo a success

From staff reports Fishing has long been a popular outdoor activity but many people, especially children, have limited fishing opportunities. It is the goal of the MS Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks program to introduce rodeo participants to fishing…

Red Hills Festival on the horizon

From staff reports The Winston County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for a great Red Hills Arts and Crafts Festival this year. The event is scheduled for May 28 during the annual Memorial Day Weekend. The festival will feature…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 05/04/2016

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…

Serving the community everyday in various ways

From staff and press reports No driver is thrilled to see flashing lights twirling in the rearview mirror whether it is an ambulance, fire truck, police cruiser, or sheriff’s department vehicle. But during the frightening moments in life, the men…

Volunteer firefighters serve community

Did you ever stop to think what would happen if no one volunteered to put out fires or respond to medical emergencies in your community. The toll in lives and property would be unfathomable. Over 70 percent of the fire…

Winston County educator awarded graduate scholarship

Penny Hill, Director of Curriculum and Personnel in the Louisville Municipal School District, recently received a $1,000 graduate scholarship from the Mississippi Professional Educators (MPE). A resident of Louisville, Hill earned her Bachelor of Science, her Master of Science, and…

STAR persons honored

STAR students with their STAR teachers who were honored recently at the banquet in Jackson Dennis Reed and Jennifer Hayes from Louisville High School and Marc McCool with Kenley McMullan from Nanih Waiya High School.