Category: News

Ramsey to sign books at Winston County Library

From press and staff reports Award winning cartoon artist, Marshall Ramsey will be signing his book “Drawing the Line” at the Winston County Library on Tuesday, February 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A free brown bag lunch for…

Todd Pernell recognized

On October 26 Kemper-Neshoba Regional Correctional Facility in Dealb, hosted its first GED Graduation Ceremony in recognition of the students who received their high school equivalency through the KNRCF GED Program. A total of 5 offenders took the GED test…

Polk to headline Winston’s First Pitch banquet

By Rocky HIgginbotham Winston County Journal Winston Academy’s baseball program will hold its first-ever “First Pitch Banquet” next week, and organizers went all out to ensure the first would be a big success. Legendary college baseball coach Ron Polk, synonymous…

The Mississippi Heritage Trust holding celebration this week at MUW

The Mississippi Heritage Trust (MHT), the state-wide non-profit for historic preservation, will hold a media professionals day attend the announcement and celebration activities recognizing its 25th anniversary on the campus of Mississippi University of Women (MUW), Columbus. The press conference…

Hood gives update on House of Reps

The House met as a whole throughout the week to discuss bills that made it out of committees and onto the calendar. Thursday, Feb. 9, was the deadline for representatives to discuss House Bills. Any bills that were not discussed…

Woman dies in car accident

From press reports An  woman was killed in a single-vehicle wreck in Winston County Feb. 13 around 8:30 p.m, according to Winston County Sheriff’s Department . Gurthie Easley, 68, was driving a Dodge Ram Truck. Her and the vehicle left…

Supervisors among those discussing road and bridge funding

From press and staff reports The Winston County Supervisors were among those discussing the funding of roads and bridges in its Feb. 6 regular meeting. County Engineer Jimmy Kmep noted the importance of the road and bridge funds and outlined…

Man on the run after first murder of 2017

From staff and press reports Winston County deputies continue searching for homicide suspect Kevin Ladexter Carter a 43-year-old black male who is considered armed and dangerous. The Winston County Sheriff’s office and Crimestoppers are offering a $1,000 for information leading…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 02/08/2017

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