Category: News

Democratic, Republican primaries set for Tuesday

From Staff Reports

The Democratic and Republican party primaries in the 2015 elections will be Aug. 4, with polls scheduled to be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Voters are reminded that unopposed local candidates for county and county-district offices will … Read more

Back to School/Stay in School Rally held

L to R: Reid Dunn, 6th grade (11), Nancy Eichelberger, Jennifer Dunn, parent, Quashaun Wraggs, 4th grade (10)

Over 200 students attend

By Elmetra Patterson

The Winston County Branch NAACP held its annual Back-to-School/Stay-in-School Rally, Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Louisville High School Auditorium with approximately 200 students there to get free school supplies with each receiving … Read more

Knowledge about elections helps all in the community

Mississippi House Districts in the area for Winston County

From press & staff reports

How deep is your knowledge of the hot national topics? How about the ones right in your own back yard?
An informed citizenry is one of the most critical elements to a democracy. Without it, … Read more

VBS fun

Crystal ridge VBS photo

Crystal Ridge Baptist Church held Vacation Bible School June 14-19. … Read more

Each ballot cast is important

People putting political symbols in box

From press & staff reports

It’s Election Day. Do you know where your vote is? If you’re keeping it in your back pocket, you may be doing something yourself and those around you a civic disservice.

As the Democratic and … Read more

WMC to host annual health fair

Mark your calendars for the Winston Medical Center annual health fair that is planned for October 6. 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

The health fair will be an outdoor event at the WMC Transitional hospital located at 923 … Read more

ECCC to hold final Fall registration session August 14

New and transfer students who plan to attend the 2015 fall semester at East Central Community College and have not registered for classes are encouraged to attend the final registration session on Friday, Aug. 14, from 8 a.m. to 1 … Read more

Memories of Our County – 07/29/15

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

Chewing Gum
Back in the day, we were taught that it was improper to chew gum in public.  If you don’t believe me, just look under the seats of … Read more

Library acquires children’s books through Libri grant

The Winston County Library is the proud recipient of seventy-five new children’s books, acquired through a Libri Foundation grant. The Libri Foundation, based in Eugene, OR, was established in 1989 for the sole purpose of helping rural libraries acquire new, … Read more

Sports Schedules – 07/29/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 7
Prep Softbal
4/6 p.m. — Central at Winston Academy

SATURDAY, AUG. 8
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central Jamboree (East Webster, Eupora, Neshoba Central entered)
TBA — Winona Jamboree (Noxapater, Winona entered)

MONDAY, AUG. 10
Prep Softball… Read more