News

WA Special Olympics

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Winston Academy held the WA Special Olympics on April 3 on the school’s campus. The event featured athletes participating in 10 M, 25M, 50M, 100M, 200M, and 400M races, as well as Softball throw, tennis ball throw, shot put, and … Read more

Happy Easter! Brock’s New Picks for a great Easter

In times like these, I miss my overseas trips to France and England, and especially to Italy.  Since it is almost Easter, and we Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ, there are many possibilities for a good Easter lunch—after church … Read more

Rep. Hood gives End of Session Summary

Legislative Update By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

End of Session Summary

The 2014 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature was a whirlwind 90-day session that even included… 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 – April 17, 1914

(Local news columns were unreadable.)

DEATHS: Front Page Obituary – Dr. W. E. … Read more

Minority Caucus Education event held in county

Supervisor Gloria Turnipseed helps welcome the crowd.

From press reports

The Mississippi Association of Supervisors Minority Caucus Educational Conference gathered together more than 60 officials to Winston County from across the state to build relationships with one another and attend educational seminars.

The seminars covered matters such … Read more

Supervisors discuss and agree upon health insurance

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors met with numerous insurance representatives to discuss health care benefits for county employees during their April 7 meeting at the Winston County Courthouse.

The supervisors met with … Read more

National Library Week: ‘Lives change at your library’

Library  staff greet officials and other supporters at the annual luncheon.

From staff reports

Winston Countian are learning new languages, traveling to faraway places, fighting crime, solving mysteries and making new friends— and doing it all at the library.

April 13 through 17 is National Library Week, and Winston County Library … Read more

Noxapater sprucing up for spring and Gov. visit

Noxapater volunteer firefighters Trent Moore, Danny Sullivan, Chris Young, D.J. Reed, Rex Allen Smith, and Johnny W. Young.

From press reports

The Town of Noxapater officials, staff and volunteers are in the midst of sprucing up the whole town.

Presently, workers are working to complete the Noxapater Medical Clinic landscaping and area. The clinic opened … Read more

JA to host egg hunt

From press reports

The Junior Auxiliary of Louisville will be hosting their Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Ivy Park, Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM.

Easter baskets full of goodies will be awarded to the children who… Read more