Category: News

Head Start celebrates Awareness Month & 50th anniversary

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

Louisville-Kosy rivalry has home playoff game in balance

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…

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…

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…

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 for…

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

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…

Let’s be Neighbors – 10/28/15

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…

Wicker, Bully, MSU volunteers join Walkers for the Golden Triangle Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Senator Roger Wicker will serve as the Honorary Champion at the Golden Triangle Walk to End Alzheimer’s in historic downtown Starkville, Saturday. Senator Wicker will join volunteers and advocates from across seven counties, including Winston County, for the 2015 walk.…