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Gospel Explosion May 7 Dorothy “Dot” Petty will host the 27th Annual Pre-Mother’s Day Gospel Explosion on May 7 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at Calhoun County Multi-Purpose Building located at 121 Parker Street in Pittsboro. Admission…

Contest winner

Winston County Farm Bureau held its annual coloring contest. Over 350 coloring sheets were sent to the 2nd grades in Winston County. Ryleigh Smith of Grace Christian School was the overall winner and received a check for $25. Picture of…

Obituaries

Jo Lenora Ray Null April 30, 2016 Services for Jo Lenora Ray Null, 78, were May 2, 2016, at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman with the Revs. Tim Long and Jim Reed officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.…

Library book sale set for May 12 to May 14

The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale May 12, 13, and 14 at the Winston County Library. Doors will open Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. And Saturday from 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. All…

Business Ready

Members of The Winston County Chamber of Commerce and city officials were present for the ribbon cutting for new business Moore’s Financial Group located at 952 West Main Street, Suite B. Moore’s Financial Group is an Independent Marketing Organization satisfying…

Book signing success

Richard Grant book signing a success The library had a great crowd for the Richard Grant book talk/book signing.  He talked about his two travel/adventure books, God’s Middle Finger: Into the Lawless Heart of the Sierra Madre, and Crazy River:…

MDOT to host ‘Trash Bash’ event including Winston County

From Press Reports The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has scheduled a day long “Trash Bash” this Thursday, May 5 in North Mississippi. “Each spring, MDOT employees look forward to this annual Trash Bash, in part because they know this…

Louisville Mayor Will Hill receives national award

From press and staff reports Will Hill, Mayor of Louisville, received the 2016 Phoenix Award for Outstanding Contributions to Disaster Recovery by a Public Official by SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet at an awards ceremony at the Smithsonian Museum of American…

Sups review cost analysis for Noxubee Hills project

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors discussed the cost benefit analysis regarding the Noxubee Hills Project during its May 2 meeting held at the Winston County Courthouse. The board met with county engineer…

Legion State Park Youth Fishing Rodeo set for May 7

Children 15 years and younger are invited to a youth fishing rodeo at Legion State Park beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7. The free event is hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP). Legion State…