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Charles Lee White to speak at Freedom Fund banquet

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The Winston County NAACP 34th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet will be held Saturday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in the Association Building at 137 Armstrong Street.

The speaker will be Rev. Charles L. White, Jr. National NAACP Director Field and … Read more

Honored

ASU Honors farm family

Major McDonald and Ozolla Eichelberger received awards of March 25, 2014 at Alcorn State University’s small farmer conference in Jackson,

The awards noted: … Read more

Coach Dungy talks

Dungy talks with the Hudspeth family.

Coach Dungy Addresses Sold-Out Crowd for ECCC Event

Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy was the featured speaker for an East Central Community College-sponsored event held Friday, March 28 at the Neshoba County Coliseum in Philadelphia. Coach Dungy talked about the … Read more

Pet of the week

Pet of the week Blue

Blue is one of the many animals available for adoption at Louisville animal control.  He is a young, adult, mixed breed … Read more

WMC hosts egg hunt

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Winston Medical Center hosted an egg hunt for children from First Baptist and Tot Spot Daycares on April 9, 2014.

The children and daycare workers were invited to come and hunt eggs that were dyed by … Read more

WA Special Olympics

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Winston Academy held the WA Special Olympics on April 3 on the school’s campus. The event featured athletes participating in 10 M, 25M, 50M, 100M, 200M, and 400M races, as well as Softball throw, tennis ball throw, shot put, and … Read more

Happy Easter! Brock’s New Picks for a great Easter

In times like these, I miss my overseas trips to France and England, and especially to Italy.  Since it is almost Easter, and we Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ, there are many possibilities for a good Easter lunch—after church … Read more

Rep. Hood gives End of Session Summary

Legislative Update By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

End of Session Summary

The 2014 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature was a whirlwind 90-day session that even included… Read more

News of the past

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

100 Years Ago – April 17, 1914

(Local news columns were unreadable.)

DEATHS: Front Page Obituary – Dr. W. E. … Read more

Minority Caucus Education event held in county

Supervisor Gloria Turnipseed helps welcome the crowd.

From press reports

The Mississippi Association of Supervisors Minority Caucus Educational Conference gathered together more than 60 officials to Winston County from across the state to build relationships with one another and attend educational seminars.

The seminars covered matters such … Read more