Category: News

Calendar of Events

New Dean Park Hours
The Dean Park Commissioners have set new hours for opening and closing of the park with the change of seasons.  The park will now be open from 7:30 AM until 6:30 PM, effective as of November … Read more

Red Cross receives donation

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By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Lebanon District Baptist Association in Lexington and local Red Cross members came together recently to make a donation to the Southeast Mississippi Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Southeast MS Chapter Executive … 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 – December 17 , 1915
LOUISVILLE: Mr. W. H. Curry was taken seriously ill at Newton a … Read more

GCS visits the library

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Gina Roberson’s 6th grade English class from Grace Christian School recently visited the Winston County Library to gather material for a research project.  They were: (front row, l-r) Hunter Lee Smith, Bonner Brownlee, Isaac Barrett, Hagan Halfacre; (back row, l-r) … Read more

ECCC PTK Inductees

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Twenty-one East Central Community College students were recently inducted into Theta Xi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, during fall ceremonies held on the Decatur campus. Inductees and their respective hometowns include (front row, … Read more

Winston County Master Gardeners’ Holiday Feast held

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By Elmetra Patterson

Winston County Master Gardeners Association (WCMGA) held its Holiday Feast with over 30 members, staff of the Extension Service and guest on Sunday, December 13, 2015, at the Extension Service Office. Christmas gifts were exchanged that were … Read more

Students work to give back to the community

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The students in Health Sciences at Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center have been giving back this year through their volunteer service with Sta-Home Hospice. Direct personal support by volunteers is an essential component of hospice care. 
Hospice philosophy and service … Read more

Memories of our county

Nannie Maude Reynolds
shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.
Scraps
 I have been saving scraps for a long time, thinking one day I will get around to making a quilt. As I look at my stash of scraps … Read more

Southern Miss awards degrees at fall 2015 commencements

The University of Southern Mississippi held fall commencement exercises Dec. 11 on its Hattiesburg campus.
Southern Miss President Rodney D. Bennett conferred undergraduate, graduate and specialist’s degrees during two ceremonies at Reed Green Coliseum. Gregory Favre, a renowned American media … Read more

Letters to the editor

Don’t Let the Grinch Steal Your Christmas!
Every Who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot, but as we know the Grinch did not. Do you find yourself being a little bit like the Grinch, not caring for the noisy … Read more