News

News of the past

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

100 Years Ago – May 29, 1914

LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Lucian McLeok on the 22nd, a fine … Read more

NRCS assists farmers affected by tornados

During the recent storms in Mississippi, hundreds of individuals and business were affected by powerful tornados. Many counties in the state were declared disaster areas, qualifying them for federal disaster assistance. The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation … Read more

Mississippi Disaster Survivors: Check on a contractor before signing

Disaster survivors should check a contractor’s credentials before signing a rebuilding contract. The Mississippi Board of Contractors cautions that fraudulent contractors are contacting survivors and asking them to sign contracts in the amount of their entire homeowner insurance benefit.
Residential … Read more

Let’s be neighbors

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.

Just so the readers of this column know that I will continue to write when I have something to interest you.
The April 28th tornado has been such a blow to … Read more

ECCC Softball Camp Set June 9-10

A softball camp for ages 7-15 will be held June 9-10, 2014, at East Central Community College in Decatur, announced Kristin Chaney, ECCC head softball coach.
Activities are planned from 9 a.m. to noon each day at the Lady Warrior … Read more

ECCC announces summer orientation sessions

New and transfer students planning to attend fall 2014 fall classes at East Central Community College are encouraged to attend one of four orientation and registration sessions scheduled this summer on the Decatur campus.
The four sessions will be held … Read more