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Editorial Roundup

Demagoguery from the mouth of Trump

 Throughout world history, there have been demagogues who have preyed on people’s anxieties, fears and prejudices to achieve political power.… Read more

DAR honors Vietnam veterans for second year in a row

Vietnam Veteran attendees

From press & staff reports

The Nanih Waiya Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution paid tribute to those who served the United States during the Vietnam War with a luncheon in their honor on November 19 at the … Read more

Chamber kicks off Christmas season Thursday at Courthouse

City of Louiisville workers and volunteers work on getting the Christmas decorations up across the city and county.

From staff reports

The Winston County Chamber of Commerce is decking the halls of Winston County for a fun-filled Christmas season. This Thursday, December 3 at 5:30 p.m. children of all ages are invited to Kids and Carols in front … Read more

Prison ministry a success over T-day holiday

Sheriff Pugh welcomes the group to the prison.

From press & staff reports

With the holiday season in full swing, many know that the spirit of Christ is the reason for celebrating it.

The men and women of the Winston-Choctaw County Regional Correctional Facility were brought the word … Read more

Thanksgiving Winston County style

Haynes giving instructions to the volunteers prior to the prayer.

For the last 14 years, hundreds of volunteers under the direction of Aline Haynes have helped feed over thousand people each Thanksgiving.

The event has become a tradition in Winston County for those who volunteer and those who are served.… Read more

1st Annual Marcus Thames Baseball camp a success


By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Many of the local Winston County kids were given a holiday treat as they were given the opportunity to participate in the 1st Annual Marcus Thames Baseball Camp on Friday, November 27 at … Read more

Storytime fun and a Thanksgiving


The Winston County Library hosted a Thanksgiving story time on Tuesday, November 24th.  Children’s Librarian Andrea McHenry, read a Pet The Cat Thanksgiving book and  … Read more

Angel Tree gives chance to reflect holiday spirit

JA Angel Tree at the Library

From press & staff reports

The Christmas holidays have always invoked the spirit of children, reminding us of the magic and awe the holiday brings in their lives.

This spirit is reflected in the presents that they receive. The item … Read more