News

MHP has busy memorial day holiday

From press reports

During the Memorial Day Holiday period, the Mississippi Highway Patrol issued 6,081 Citations including 693 seatbelt violations. Troopers also removed 132 impaired drivers from the highway and investigated 112 collisions across the state.
There were three fatal … Read more

Correction/Addition

Due to a typographical error misinformation was reported on the senior graduation of:

Keyanna Mosely

Keyanna Mosely is the daughter of… Read more

ECCC plans Junior High Girls’ Basketball Camp

Area young female athletes will have an opportunity to sharpen their basketball skills by attending the annual Junior High Girls’ Basketball Camp scheduled June 8-11 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Activities will be held in the Brackeen-Wood Physical … Read more

FEMA rebuilding experts to provide advice

JACKSON, Miss. – Residents in the Tupelo area can learn how to build or rebuild to reduce the likelihood of damage the next time severe storms, tornadoes or floods hit. Federal Emergency Management Agency’s mitigation experts know how and they … 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 – May 29, 1914

LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Lucian McLeok on the 22nd, a fine … Read more

NRCS assists farmers affected by tornados

During the recent storms in Mississippi, hundreds of individuals and business were affected by powerful tornados. Many counties in the state were declared disaster areas, qualifying them for federal disaster assistance. The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation … Read more