Category: News

Memories of our county – 06/10/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Influence
When I was nine years old, I went to a revival meeting at Camp Ground Methodist church. I heard a preacher whose name was Stephens or Stevens. While … Read more

MSU announces Spring 2015 Graduation & President’s/Dean’s List

Below is the Mississippi State University GRADUATION List for the 2015 spring term for your county.
Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific … Read more

Calendar of Events – 06/10/15

La Leche League to meet
La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at the County Extension Building. La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support, leaders accredited by La Leche League International, … Read more

‘A delectable afternoon’ (An NPR Commentary)

by Brock Rogers

A couple years ago, as I was working on my master’s degree at Mississippi State, I was encouraged to enter a writing contest, and I chose to write about my late grandmother’s egg custard pies. I had … Read more

Eiland Middle School Honor Roll

2nd Semester Honor Students

Special Distinction
Clinton Dooley
Aaliyah Dorsey
Kristian Hopkins
Jalen Ingram
Katie Lucas
Trey McMullan
Keon Smith

Distinction
Brianna Boyd
Tyler Burnham
May Clay
Ethan Dailey
Tiauna Dora
Flor Espino
Janie Espino
Seth Griffin
Jordan Harris
Billy … Read more

Registration underway for July term at ECCC

East Central Community College in Decatur is offering several day and evening courses during its July Term and registration is currently underway.

This four-week summer term begins July 1 and ends July 29. Courses are being offered on the Decatur … Read more

Sheriff’s Department to host handgun training class

From staff reports
Winston County Journal

Sheriff Jason Pugh is gearing up for another NRA handgun class to be held from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Saturday, June 20 at the Winston County Annex Building. The cost of the class … Read more

This is National Fishing and Boating Week

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer

National Fishing and Boating Week is began on Monday and runs through Sunday. This is the perfect time to celebrate Mississippi’s bountiful fisheries and other aquatic resources, as well as relax.
Let’s … Read more

News of the Past – 06/10/15

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

100 Years Ago – June 11, 1915

LOUISVILLE: The ladies of the Methodist Church will give an ice cream … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 06/10/15

Summer reading
Summer is a wonderful break for students and their families, a time to unwind, sleep in, take a trip or two, but it can also turn into a brain-wasting period if parents aren’t careful.

Teachers talk all the … Read more