Category: News

Assists at State Capitol

Jamal Kelly of Louisville, (left), Orlando Bourrage of DeKalb, (center), and Brandon Hooks of DeKalb recently served as pages for the Mississippi Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and Senate staff.

Letters to the Editor – 03/16/2016

Patterson letter makes prevalent point Bully for Elmetra Patterson’s letter to editor in Journal’s March 1 issue. But I beg Elmetra to lighten up somewhat and try to see a suggestion with some humor in it, is not necessarily an…

Honor the Union Soldiers as well as the Confederates

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson   The 1st Vice President of the State Conference NAACP and the President of the Winston County Branch NAACP, Charles Hampton, is very concerned about the climate of the state of MS for some of its…

Home-Cooked Favorites: Easy from Brock

What exciting recipes I have for you this week, readers! Last week, I had dozens of comments on my easy cheesy chicken spaghetti recipe, and believe me, readers—it is the very best! What I have come to learn in the…

Correction – 03/16/2016

In the March 2 edition of the Winston County Journal the Distinguished Young Women article should have stated that the ECCC scholarship amount was $1,980 per year.

Editorial Roundup – 03/16/2016

State can’t afford Reeves’ tax cuts Tate Reeves’ crystal ball must have a rosy tint to it. It certainly seems unrealistic and imprudent, based on Mississippi’s recent economic trends, for the lieutenant governor to be pushing this year for a…

Kick Butts Day: Empowering youth to educate others and take action

From press reports On March 16, 2016, Mississippi youth in Winston County will have the opportunity to participate in Kick Butts Day, a national day of activism encouraging youth to educate their peers and communities on the harmful effects of…

Dean Park summer hours return

The Dean Park Commissioners have notified the Winston County Board of Supervisors that they will be returning the opening and closing of Dean Park to its summer schedule. Beginning March 13, 2016, the park will open at 7:00 am in…