Category: News

Winston ends season with a loss to Starkville

Payson Roberts (5) blocking as Bailey Smith (1) turns up field with the ball during an earlier game in the season.

From Wendell Womack

The last six meetings between the Winston Patriots and the Starkville Volunteers have ended with an average score of 38-11 in favor of Starkville. The trend remained about the same as Winston saw their last game of … Read more

Head Start celebrates Awareness Month & 50th anniversary

Headsart celebrates at their facility

From press & staff reports

The month of October is very special to the Head Start centers nationwide as they celebrate National Head Start Awareness Month.

President Ronald Reagan first proclaimed … Read more

Louisville-Kosy rivalry has home playoff game in balance

LHS punter Corey McCullough  boots one down field

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Sometimes, you just have to figure out a way to win.

With his team’s offense producing less than 100 yards total for the game, Louisville High School linebacker Lajordin Anderson stepped in front of … Read more

Designation of Winston County to receive FSA Disaster Loan apps

“Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Oktibbeha County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” Douglas E. Naron, FSA Farm Loan Manager, said today.

According to Mr. Naron, this authority is pursuant to Secretary Vilsack’s declaration … Read more

EMCC football season comes to a shocking end

From school reports

Transfer quarterback John Franklin III accounted for six touchdowns and nearly 300 yards of total offense in one half of play to propel the third-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College to a 48-0 road victory over … Read more

News of the Past – 10/28/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – October 29, 1915

FRONT PAGE: Coming up for consideration the letting of the Poor House … Read more

Jail Docket – 10/28/15

October 20, 2015
Carter, Sedrick L., 11/11/1976, B/M, Court Circuit Order, WCCC, DUI in the 3rd, Brought to WCCRCF from Court.
October 21, 2015… Read more

Ducks Unlimited to host annual fundraiser on Nov. 12

From press & staff reports

The Winston County Ducks Unlimited will host their annual banquet on Thursday, November 12 at Lake Tiak O’Khata starting at 6 p.m.

The banquet raises funds to help protect wetlands and habitats for wildlife across … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 10/28/15

Karen Allen of Earthworks spoke to the October meeting of the Winston Garden Club about attracting butterflies. She is seen here with member Carolyn Mills.
The Winston Garden Club is having a Soup Sale on November 2nd at the Winston County Courthouse from 11:00 to 1:00. Soup will be sold for $6.00 a bowl with a piece of cornbread on the side.

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Center Ridge UMC has hosted several events lately as opposed to just having a weekly worship service on Sunday mornings, two at 9:00 o’clock and two at 11:00 o’clock. On 5th … Read more

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute opens Outpatient Center in Louisville

HUMMELSTOWN, Pa. (Oct. 21, 2015) – Drayer Physical Therapy Institute has opened an outpatient center in Louisville, Miss., its 19th in that state.

Open weekdays, the center is at 110 N. Walmart Drive, Suite F, and can be reached at … Read more