Category: News

Library grant


The Winston County Library recently received seventy-five children’s books as part of a Libri Foundation Grant.  The books are mostly junior non-fiction and junior fiction books.  … Read more

Lovorn attends Gov. School


From press reports

Allayna Lovorn was selected to participate in the 2015 35th Anniversary Session of the Mississippi Governor’s School, held May 31st-June 19th, 2015. The Governor’s School is a residential honors program established in 1981 by Governor William F. … Read more

Winston County Master Gardeners Association names Yard of the Month

Photos by Elmetra Patterson
McCool home.

Submitted by by Elmetra Patterson

For the month of August 2015, the yard at the home of Alisha and Kevin McCool, 33 Sturgis Road, Louisville, MS was selected by the Winston County Master Gardeners Association.

They live there with their … Read more

Rodeo fun

Briana Young

Brianna Young and her Barrel horse, Vegas, competed in the National Little Britches Finals Rodeo held in Pueblo, Colorado, July 20th-25th. … Read more

Flag donation

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Local WoodmenLife Chapter 102 donates American flag to Fair Elementary. … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 08/05/15

EPA plan unites political foes

By Charlie Dunagin
Editor McComb Enterprise Journal

It’s not very often you see the  only Democrat in Mississippi’s congressional delegation aligned with the congressional Republicans and Gov. Phil Bryant in condemning a directive from the … Read more

Campaign Finance fate filer list released

Pursuant to Miss. Ann Code § 23-15-817, the Office of the Secretary of State is required to publish a list of all candidates for the Legislature who failed to timely file a campaign disclosure report by the dates specified.

Below … Read more

ECCC Wall O’ Sound to hold performance

The East Central Community College Wall O’ Sound Marching Band will hold an exhibition performance at 4 p.m. Friday, August 7, on the Decatur campus, announced Ed Girling, interim director of bands.

“We appreciate everyone’s support of the Wall O’ … Read more

ECCC to give COMPASS and residual ACT Tests Aug. 11-14

To assist students who plan to attend East Central Community College for the fall 2015 semester, the college will be giving both the COMPASS and the Residual ACT tests prior to final registration, which is set for Friday, Aug. 14, … Read more

2015 prep football practice officially gets underway

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

All four high school football teams in Winston County have begun their preseason practice for the 2015 season, with all four head coaches seeming upbeat about what they have seen so far.

Two of … Read more