Category: News

DYW event plans for Feb. 27 underway

The 2017 Distinguished Young Women Program will be Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6 P.M. at the Louisville High School auditorium. This years theme is “Under The Big Top.”

State Fire Marshal stresses greater need for smoke alarms

Jackson – There is one glaring fact that cannot be overlooked from an early morning house fire in Starkville, MS on February 3. Had there not been a working smoke alarm in the home, the Mississippi State University campus would…

Chamber of Commerce seeks Man and Woman of Year nominations

Submitted The Partnership/ Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet will be held on March 3, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. The Chamber of Commerce/Main Street is once again asking you to seriously consider nominations for Man and Woman of…

Rep. Hood gives legislative update

Rep. Joey Hood The Mississippi House of Representatives convened on January 5, 2016. Philip Gunn was re-elected Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives without opposition. During the month of January, the House addressed two (2) election contests that were…

Brock’s Best: Casseroles, Cakes & Cobblers

I enjoy all these different recipes that I receive each week, and I have received two very recently. One recipe came from Mrs. Helen Partridge, who, in my opinion, bakes the best sourdough bread in Winston County! She provided me…

Extension Office to host Arbor Day celebration Feb. 12

From staff The Winston County Extension Office will host an Arbor Day celebration Feb. 12 that will help residents recognize the importance of trees in our community. The celebration, under the direction of Extension Agent Mike Skipper, will be held…

Tree giveaway to be held in Louisville on February 26

LOUISVILLE, Miss.—The City of Louisville has partnered with the Mississippi Forestry Commission and the National Arbor Day Foundation to offer the Mississippi Tree Recovery Campaign, in response to the tornado that hit the city on April 28, 2014. The tree…

Let’s be Neighbors – 02/10/2016

Carolyn Mills provides a view from the community. We have an excellent Library in Winston County and many patrons come from other counties to make use of it. Recently, at a garden club meeting, one of the members was overheard…

Calendar of Events – 02/10/2016

AARP tax aide AARP Tax Aide will be providing FREE Income Tax Return Services at the Winston County Library during the Income Tax Season. We will be available on Wednesdays beginning February 3rd, from 9 AM until 2 PM. We…

News of the Past – 02/10/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago –February 11, 1916 ( This edition was not available for review on microfilm .) 75 Years Ago…