News

Community celebrates Greensboro Day

Children at the event make music under the direction of Linda Stephen.

by Frank Taylor

As the clock tilted towards Greensboro Day 2014, Mother Nature unleashed inch and half of deserving rain on early Friday Morning which caused alarm in Greensboro. Nevertheless, the Greensboro Planning Committee Members Elaine Miller Hobson & Joan … Read more

GED diplomas

(EC Photo) 

These Winston County residents received high school equivalency diplomas during the semi-annual GED Graduation ceremony held March 20, 2014, at East Central Community College in Decatur. Graduates and their respective hometowns include … Read more

Extension office event set

Last Saturday Garden Series – MSU Extension Service Apiculturist Dr. Jeff Harris will discuss “Plants for Pollinators” on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 9 a.m. until noon at the … Read more

Recognition

Emily mills photo

Emily Mills, a senior at Noxapater Attendance Center was recently recognized as the District IV Lindy Callahan Female Scholar Athlete Scholarship recipient. One male and female from each of … 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 10, 1914

(Newspaper was unreadable.)

75 Years Ago – April 7, 1939

LOUISVILLE: Mr. and … Read more

Mississippi Counties to share $5.3 million

From press reports

Nearly three dozen Mississippi counties will benefit from $5.3 million in Secure Rural Schools funding being released by the U.S. Forest Service, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.).

The funding, authorized by the Secure Rural Schools … Read more

WMC celebrates National Donate Life Month

Debra Gard, Kole Vowell and Ron Waterman

Brandi Krajewski
WMC Marketing/PR Director 

Winston Medical Center celebrated National Donate Life Month on April 1, 2014.

Ron Watermon and Debra Gard with Mississippi Organ Recovery Association were on site for the event.  Kole Vowell, son of Lacey and Justin … Read more