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People will decide education initiative options

Hood

By Rep. Joey Hood
District 35

Members did not hesitate to address big issues early on last week. After adjournment on Jan. 12, members of the Constitution Committee met and adopted House Concurrent Resolution 9. It was debated Jan. 13 … Read more

News of the Past – 01/21/2015

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

100 Years Ago – January 22, 1915

LOUISVILLE: Dr. M. L. Montgomery was made City Health Officer. – Miss … Read more

Memories of our County – 01/21/2015

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Rolling stores
My first recollections of buying and selling are related to what we called ‘the rolling store.’   For the life of me, I cannot remember who owned the … Read more

Calendar of Events – 01/21/2015

Family Center workshop Jan. 22
The Family Center will host a Common Core workshop for parents with children in grades 7th through 12th Grade from 5 p.m.- 6 p.m. January 22. Penny Hill will be the presenter.

Class Reunion plannedRead more

Letters to the Editor – 01-21-2015

Ramblin with Arlene 01-17-2015

Praise the Lord everyone. Thank the Lord for this beautiful sunshine. Isn’t it wonderful.

God is so good. I hope everyone is well and up and going. My prayer also is that you have your mind … Read more

18-8 Lady Patriots are ranked No. 5 in AA

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy continued their march toward a deep run in the postseason with a solid 46-27 district win over Canton Academy on Thursday.

The Lady Pats, ranked No. 5 in … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/21/2015

WED, JAN. 21
Men’s College Basketball
8 p.m. — Mississippi State at Auburn

THUR, JAN. 22
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Choctaw County at Philadelphia
6:30 p.m. — Tri-County at Winston… Read more

ECCC to offer free workshop on starting a business, and more

Interested in starting your own business, but don’t know where to begin?

East Central Community College’s Small Business Development Center will offer a free seminar titled “Starting a Business-First Steps” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at the … Read more

Nanih Waiya Student among students awarded Horatio Alger Scholarships

From press reports

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, announced the 106 recipients of its prestigious 2015 Horatio Alger … Read more