Dozens of Candidates file qualifying papers

From staff reports

As of the morning of Tuesday, January 13, 34 individuals have filed qualifying papers to run as candidates for county offices and offices covering the house and senat districts. The qualifying period began January 1 and is … Read more

Library begins Dial-A-Story Promotion

From press reports

The Winston County library is starting new Dial-A-Story promotion.

Dial-A-Story is a 24/7 story service brought to you by the Mid-Mississippi Regional library System and a Mississippi library Commission LSTA Grant. This free program is aimed for … Read more

5 to Vye for Winston County DYW

From press and staff reports

There are no crowns in the Distinguished Young Women Program.

Instead, junior high school girls are awarded a prize more valuable than any tangible trophy — the values necessary for a better future along with … Read more

MLK parade set for this Saturday


From press reports

Winston County NAACP’s Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration will take place on Saturday, January 17, 2015.

A parade will began promptly at 10 AM, beginning and ending at Louisville’s Coliseum.

A program will follow immediately … Read more

Louisville native to hold book signing


By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Louisville native and author LaShae Berry will host a book signing for her first novel at the Winston County Library on January 17 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Berry, who has wanted … Read more

Turning up turnip greens: Mama’s favorites


A couple of evenings ago, my mother introduced me to some recipes and stories she was reading concerning the vegetable of the south – the turnip greens. Turnip greens, or collard greens are sometimes eaten with a huge southern meal … Read more

Resolve to recycle your Christmas tree in 2015

Ben Carr of Ackerman, left, helps his brother Pete, cousin Max Hudson of Louisville and sister Carrie move their grandfather’s Christmas tree to the edge of his yard for wildlife cover on Jan. 7, 2015. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Kevin Hudson)

By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture MSU

MISSISSIPPI STATE — According to the National Christmas Tree Association, American consumers purchase nearly 30 million real trees annually from one of more than 15,000 Christmas tree … Read more

Pet of the week – 01/14/15

Lyle is a neutered shepherd/lab mix. He gets along with the other dogs at the shelter. His adoption fee is $20.00.  Shelter hours are 8:00am-12:00pm Mon-Fri.  To adopt after 12:00pm, or on weekends, … Read more


Zane Quinton Pooley

Zane Quinton Pooley

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel McLean Pooley are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Zane Quinton Pooley, on November 15, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.… Read more