Category: News

Jail Docket – 01/06/2016

December 29, 2015 Milton, Timothy E., 03/27/1987, B/M, G-19 Holdiness, MHP, Suspended Driver’s License, Speeding S Highway. Smith, Timothy, 11/30/1984, W/M, W-8 L. Glenn, WSO, Disorderly Conduct. Kennedy, Prentiss D., 05/01/1983, B/M, W-8 L. Glenn, WSO, Disorderly Conduct.

MLK parade planned for Jan. 16

From press and staff reports The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Saturday, January 16, 2016. One of the main events for the 2016 celebration is a parade which will…

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…

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…

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…

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 named…

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…

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…

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 3,…

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,