Category: News

ECCC graduation scheduled May 6 at Neshoba County Coliseum

East Central Community College President Dr. Billy Stewart said the college could have another record graduating class, with more than 600 students applying to graduate May 6 when the institution holds its 87th Commencement beginning at 6 p.m. in the … Read more

Town & Country Garden Club presents Design Workshop

Members of the Town & Country Garden Club met at the West Union Presbyterian Church. There were 13 members present. Hostesses were Noniene Keen and Elaine Thompson.

President Debbie Moody called the meeting to order. Dale Shumaker gave the Inspiration … Read more

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 5, 1916

[This edition was not available on microfilm for review.]

75 Years Ago – … Read more

ACOG Annual Women’s Conference planned May 14

From press reports

Ackerman Church of God to host their 2016 Annual Women’s Conference on Saturday, May 14, 2016 with service to begin at 10am and lunch to follow. This year’s theme is “Chosen and Empowered” based on John 15:16 … Read more

Winston Guards UDC hold April meeting

The Winston Guards 2643 UDC chapter held their April meeting on April 4, 2016, at Lake Tiak O’Khata.

Following the meal, President Frances Woodruff the ritual and pledges and salutes were done and Mrs. Woodruff introduced the guest speaker for … Read more

A look at Mars:The Red Planet at Rainwater Observatory

From press reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “MARS:The Red Planet!” This PowerPoint presentation will be given on Friday, May 13, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin … Read more

May 14 is the Pioneer Day at French Camp

By Sylvia Dickson

On Saturday, May 14, 2016, step back in time at Pioneer Day in French Camp, MS. Activities start at 9:00 and wrap up around 3:00. Admission to the festival is free.

Wander through the Natchez Trace Historic … Read more

East Central Alum Marcus Thames inducted into Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame

Former East Central Community College baseball standout Marcus Thames was one of 15 individuals inducted into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday, April 26, at the 10th annual induction banquet held at the Clyde Muse Center … Read more

Noxapater-Resurrection series goes full three games

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

The Noxapater Tigers were set to play Resurrection Catholic in a deciding third game in their second-round series in the MHSAA Class 2A State Baseball Playoffs.

After Noxapater won the first game 8-2, Resurrection … Read more

Jail Docket

April 12

Devontae Robinson, 6/28/97, BM, Ackerman PD, holding for Ackerman William Medders, 3/2/98, WM, Ackerman PD, holding for Ackerman

Dequonna Fair, 9/7/94, BF, W-5 Lovern, WSO, warrant old fines

Temeka Hardin, 8/14/79, BF, WSO, bound over from city LMC … Read more