Category: News

Bulldogs finish strong season with convincing Belk Bowl win

From School Reports CHARLOTTE, N.C. — To close out the 2015 season, Mississippi State (9-4) took down North Carolina State (7-6) 51-28 to win the Belk Bowl Wednesday. The Bulldogs started the game quickly on a 21-0 run, earning a…

Jail Docket – 01/06/2016

December 29, 2015 Milton, Timothy E., 03/27/1987, B/M, G-19 Holdiness, MHP, Suspended Driver’s License, Speeding S Highway. Smith, Timothy, 11/30/1984, W/M, W-8 L. Glenn, WSO, Disorderly Conduct. Kennedy, Prentiss D., 05/01/1983, B/M, W-8 L. Glenn, WSO, Disorderly Conduct.

MLK parade planned for Jan. 16

From press and staff reports The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Saturday, January 16, 2016. One of the main events for the 2016 celebration is a parade which will…

Newly seated PSC reduces electricity rates in first meeting of 2016

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (January 5, 2016) – Customers of Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power Company will see a decrease in monthly bills after the first meeting of the newly constituted Public Service Commission today. The Commission, now chaired by Northern District…

Editorial Roundup – 01/06/2016

Legalizing pot hits stop It’s hardly a surprise that a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi barely got off the ground. In a religiously conservative state where alcohol, more than 80 years after the end of Prohibition, is still…

January Dinner Recipes: Brock’s Picks!

Many years ago, I lost a substantial amount of weight. Keeping it off is incredibly difficult. But I have successfully kept a large percent of that weight off, and I am proud that I will never allow myself to become…

News of the Past – 01/06/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago –January 7, 1916 LOUISVILLE: Mr. O. S. Hull, of Noxapater, brother of Sheriff Hull, has been named…

Letters to the Editor – 01/06/2016

A Sad, But True Story The other day I visited a neighbor. The neighbor lives off of Highway 395, Noxapater. I decided to travel Elijah Graham Road West to get to Highway 395. As I traveled around a curve nearing…