Category: News

Military notes – 10/21/15

National Guard Pvt. Markeesha S. Triplett
Army National Guard Pvt. Markeesha S. Triplett has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core … Read more

East Central records sixth win of season with Homecoming victory

From school reports

Behind four rushing touchdowns from freshman running back Tredarian Gamble, the East Central Community College Warriors made their 2015 Homecoming crowd a happy one with a 47-17 win over the Southwest Mississippi Community College Bears Oct. 17 … Read more

Dyslexia Awareness Month: Go Red

What do Tim Tebow (NFL Quarterback), Jay Leno (Television Host), Whoopie Goldberg (Comedian), Charles Schwab (Stock Market guru), and Henry Winkler (Actor) all have in common? The answer has nothing to do with age, gender, hometown, birthday, or any specific … Read more

Flu shots available at all county health departments

From press release

Seasonal flu shots are now available at all Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) county clinics. Seasonal flu vaccination is recommended for anyone age six months and older.

“The flu shot is absolutely your best protection against … Read more

News of the Past – 10/21/15

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 22, 1915

LOUISVILLE: Miss Pansy Linch was stricken with appendicitis while at school Monday. … Read more

WA honor roll

Winston Academy Honor Roll 1st Six Weeks 2015-2016
7th grade to 12th grade (Other WA honor rolls appeared in 10-14 edition).

7th grade Headmaster: Jayden Rodgers, Michael Majors, Tanner Carr, Curry Black; 7th grade Honor… Read more

Ducks Unlimited to host annual fundraiser on Nov. 12

From press & staff reports

The Winston County Ducks Unlimited will host their annual banquet on Thursday, November 12 at Lake Tiak O’Khata starting at 6 p.m.

The banquet raises funds to help protect wetlands and habitats for wildlife across … Read more

Memories of Our County – 10/21/2015

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Have you ever considered the word, “Dress”?  I am sure most of you will relate it to an article of clothing that ladies in our society wear daily. … Read more

Grace Christian honor roll

Grace Christian School 1st 9 Weeks Headmaster Honor Roll/Honor Roll

1st Grade
Headmaster Honor Roll: Laci Montgomery, Cade Gregory, Marshall Miller, Eli Burdine. Honor Roll: Charlie Peeples.… Read more

Letters to the Editor – 10/21/2015

Deviant Behavior in Public
What is this all about, males and sometimes even females, going about in public with their clothes part of the way or all the way down around their groin?  What are they trying to say by … Read more