Category: News

Eiland Middle featured in fiction novel


By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Eiland Middle School is proud to announce its recent selection of having its school name used in a fictional novel.

The name of the school was used in the fictional novel “Kid Owner,” … Read more

Nanih Waiya wins slugfest over Noxapater in Cross Creek Rivalry

Courtesy Photos from Mike Robertson
Noxapater quarterback, James Stalcup (15) hands the ball to Vonta Woods (4).

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Cross Creek rivalry surely didn’t disappoint.

In a game full of big plays and momentum swings, visiting Nanih Waiya was able to counter every time Noxapater made it’s move to take control or … Read more

Students visit Nissan motor company


From press reports

Winston Louisville Career & Technology Students in the Welding and Automotive Service Technician programs enjoyed a trip to Canton, MS.

These students toured the Nissan plant and were able to identify … Read more

Rotary Club updated on Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program


As many residents of Mississippi know, the state consists mainly of rural areas that face difficult challenges in regards to providing healthcare. During its October 21 meeting, The Rotary Club of Louisville was provided information on a program that was … Read more

Winston ends season with a loss to Starkville

Payson Roberts (5) blocking as Bailey Smith (1) turns up field with the ball during an earlier game in the season.

From Wendell Womack

The last six meetings between the Winston Patriots and the Starkville Volunteers have ended with an average score of 38-11 in favor of Starkville. The trend remained about the same as Winston saw their last game of … Read more

Head Start celebrates Awareness Month & 50th anniversary

Headsart celebrates at their facility

From press & staff reports

The month of October is very special to the Head Start centers nationwide as they celebrate National Head Start Awareness Month.

President Ronald Reagan first proclaimed … Read more

Louisville-Kosy rivalry has home playoff game in balance

LHS punter Corey McCullough  boots one down field

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Sometimes, you just have to figure out a way to win.

With his team’s offense producing less than 100 yards total for the game, Louisville High School linebacker Lajordin Anderson stepped in front of … Read more

Designation of Winston County to receive FSA Disaster Loan apps

“Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Oktibbeha County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” Douglas E. Naron, FSA Farm Loan Manager, said today.

According to Mr. Naron, this authority is pursuant to Secretary Vilsack’s declaration … Read more

EMCC football season comes to a shocking end

From school reports

Transfer quarterback John Franklin III accounted for six touchdowns and nearly 300 yards of total offense in one half of play to propel the third-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College to a 48-0 road victory over … Read more

News of the Past – 10/28/15

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

100 Years Ago – October 29, 1915

FRONT PAGE: Coming up for consideration the letting of the Poor House … Read more