Louisville native to hold book signing


By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Louisville native and author LaShae Berry will host a book signing for her first novel at the Winston County Library on January 17 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Berry, who has wanted … Read more

Turning up turnip greens: Mama’s favorites


A couple of evenings ago, my mother introduced me to some recipes and stories she was reading concerning the vegetable of the south – the turnip greens. Turnip greens, or collard greens are sometimes eaten with a huge southern meal … Read more

Resolve to recycle your Christmas tree in 2015

Ben Carr of Ackerman, left, helps his brother Pete, cousin Max Hudson of Louisville and sister Carrie move their grandfather’s Christmas tree to the edge of his yard for wildlife cover on Jan. 7, 2015. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Kevin Hudson)

By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture MSU

MISSISSIPPI STATE — According to the National Christmas Tree Association, American consumers purchase nearly 30 million real trees annually from one of more than 15,000 Christmas tree … Read more

Pet of the week – 01/14/15

Lyle is a neutered shepherd/lab mix. He gets along with the other dogs at the shelter. His adoption fee is $20.00.  Shelter hours are 8:00am-12:00pm Mon-Fri.  To adopt after 12:00pm, or on weekends, … Read more


Zane Quinton Pooley

Zane Quinton Pooley

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel McLean Pooley are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Zane Quinton Pooley, on November 15, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.… Read more

Republican Women

Republican women

Ouida Donald and Dean Watkins, representing Winston County Republican Women,  visited the veterans at the Winston County Nursing Home during Christmas and presented  a gift  to each one.  Presently there are five veterans at the Nursing Home and the Republican … Read more

News of the Past – 01/14/15 (2)

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

Congratulations to Giles Ward for being chosen as State Senate President Pro Tempore. Giles has already announced that he … Read more