Category: News

Newly seated PSC reduces electricity rates in first meeting of 2016

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (January 5, 2016) – Customers of Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power Company will see a decrease in monthly bills after the first meeting of the newly constituted Public Service Commission today. The Commission, now chaired by Northern District … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 01/06/2016

Legalizing pot hits stop

It’s hardly a surprise that a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi barely got off the ground.

In a religiously conservative state where alcohol, more than 80 years after the end of Prohibition, is still … Read more

January Dinner Recipes: Brock’s Picks!

Many years ago, I lost a substantial amount of weight. Keeping it off is incredibly difficult. But I have successfully kept a large percent of that weight off, and I am proud that I will never allow myself to become … Read more

News of the Past – 01/06/2016

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 7, 1916

LOUISVILLE: Mr. O. S. Hull, of Noxapater, brother of Sheriff Hull, has been … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 01/06/2016

A Sad, But True Story

The other day I visited a neighbor. The neighbor lives off of Highway 395, Noxapater. I decided to travel Elijah Graham Road West to get to Highway 395. As I traveled around a curve nearing … Read more

Aldermen review 911 with county EMA

From staff reports

The Louisville Board of Aldermen discussed the E911 agreement between the city and Winston County, as well as accepting bids for the plywood project during its December 8, 2015 recessed meeting held at City Hall.

Mayor Will … Read more

Calendar of Events – 01/06/2016

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

WA Honor roll

Winston Academy Honor Roll 3rd Six Weeks 2015-2016

1ST Grade – Good Conduct: Sydnee Addkison, Layla Cefalu, Wesley Duvall, Sally Ann Harris, Sara Love James, Graison McDill, Rylee Mills, Lakin Ware,… Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/06/2016

College Basketball
7:30 p.m. — Texas A&M at MSU

Prep Basketball
East Webster Classic (4 p.m. — … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Beverlye Smith Wood

Mrs. Beverlye Smith Wood, 64, died Wednesday, December 30, 2015, in Kemper County. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 2nd, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment was in Whitehall United Methodist Cemetery. … Read more