Category: News

Dyslexia Awareness Month: Go Red

What do Tim Tebow (NFL Quarterback), Jay Leno (Television Host), Whoopie Goldberg (Comedian), Charles Schwab (Stock Market guru), and Henry Winkler (Actor) all have in common? The answer has nothing to do with age, gender, hometown, birthday, or any specific…

Flu shots available at all county health departments

From press release Seasonal flu shots are now available at all Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) county clinics. Seasonal flu vaccination is recommended for anyone age six months and older. “The flu shot is absolutely your best protection against…

News of the Past – 10/21/15

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 22, 1915 LOUISVILLE: Miss Pansy Linch was stricken with appendicitis while at school Monday. She…

WA honor roll

Winston Academy Honor Roll 1st Six Weeks 2015-2016 7th grade to 12th grade (Other WA honor rolls appeared in 10-14 edition). 7th grade Headmaster: Jayden Rodgers, Michael Majors, Tanner Carr, Curry Black; 7th grade Honor

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…

Memories of Our County – 10/21/2015

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. Dress Have you ever considered the word, “Dress”?  I am sure most of you will relate it to an article of clothing that ladies in our society wear daily.…

Grace Christian honor roll

Grace Christian School 1st 9 Weeks Headmaster Honor Roll/Honor Roll 1st Grade Headmaster Honor Roll: Laci Montgomery, Cade Gregory, Marshall Miller, Eli Burdine. Honor Roll: Charlie Peeples.

Letters to the Editor – 10/21/2015

Deviant Behavior in Public What is this all about, males and sometimes even females, going about in public with their clothes part of the way or all the way down around their groin?  What are they trying to say by…

Louisville Fortnightly Club holds meeting

Submitted Robert Louis Stevenson wrote this prose: Sing a song of seasons!/Something bright in all!/Flowers in the Summer,/Fires in the Fall. And we echo Halloween and Harvest. The Louisville Fortnightly Club met October 8 in the VIP Room at Lake…

Chamber and businesses plan events for the season

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Winston County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its busy season as it looks forward to sponsoring a number of events in the upcoming months. On November 5, the Louisville Shop Owners will…