Category: News

EMCC hosts AWS Student Night

From press reports About 150 students from high schools in Choctaw, Clay, Holmes, Kemper, Lowndes, Monroe, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Webster and Winston counties attended the American Welding Society’s annual Section 147 (Northeast Mississippi) Student Night at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden…

Winston County DYW program this weekend

From press and staff reports 2018 DYW program will be at Louisville High School Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 6:00 pm.  Wild Wild West is the theme.  There are 7 contestants. Contestant number one is Abigail Leigh Wells, daughter of…

City of Louisville receives tree donation

The City of Tupelo donated 25-30 large trees for the purpose of tornado recovery. The Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton and other Tupelo city staff presented the trees at the Memorial Park cemetery on Highway 397, on  February 8, 2017. The…

Manhunt ends as suspect turns self in

From staff and press reports   The man sought in connection with the murder of Angela D. Collier, 39, turned himself in Sunday. Homicide suspect Kevin Ladexter Carter a 43-year-old black male surrendered to a Leake County deputy Sunday, Feb.…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 02/15/2017

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

Pastors in concert at Mobh Ways and Means program

The Mt. Olive Bethel Harmony District Association held it annual ways and means program on January 27 in support of its new multi-purpose building project located at 137 Armstrong Street in Louisville. The program was held at Pleasant Ridge M.B.…

PTHA Regional Award won by local Youth

Article Written by: Molly C Nicodemus, PhD The Culwell family is no stranger to horse showing, but this past year was especially fruitful for oldest son Julius Culwell. Julius is a member of the Pinto Horse Association of America (PtHA)…

Jail Docket

February 3 through February 10 Christopher Chapman, WM, 11/18/1983, Phyllis Jenkins. LaPatrick D. Holmes, BM, 12/09/1977, Contempt of Court (Justice Court) and Burglary; Phyllis Jenkins. Dewayne Smith, BM, 05/27/1973, Aggravated Assault, Phyllis Jenkins. Teresa M. Addy, WF, 03/07/1986, Grand Larceny,…

Calendar of Events

Tax aide set AARP Taxaide will began e-filing tax returns at the Winston County Library, every Wednesday throughout the tax season. The time will be 9 am until 2 pm, beginning Wednesday, February 1st. Please bring your last years tax…

A look at the History of Black History Month

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson When he conceived of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915, Carter G. Woodson believed that publishing scientific history about the black race would produce facts that would prove to the…