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Winston Academy Students Visit ECCC Science Division

Winston Academy Students Visit ECCC Science Division

Students enrolled in chemistry II at Winston Academy in Louisville recently visited the science division at East Central Community College in Decatur. The students received a tour of the college’s two most up-to-date … Read more

Edmonson promoted

Rhonda Edmonson

Greg McKee, President and CEO of the Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, recently announced the promotion of Rhonda Edmonson to Assistant Vice President and Branch Operations Officer at the bank’s Starkville branch.… Read more

Watkins retiring after 42 years with the “Big Red” Team


From press reports

Dean Watkins, Manager of Human Resources of Taylor Machine Works, recently retired after 42 years of service with the company.

She began in this position as Manager of HR in 1990, after serving as Personal Administrative Assistant … Read more

News of the Past – 04/22/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – April 23, 1915

It was reliably reported last evening that a huge black bear was … Read more

Louisville Fortnightly Club holds monthly meeting


April 9 was a beautiful spring day for the meeting of the Louisville Fortnightly Club.

Members and guests gathered in the Lake Tiak O’ Khata room around tables covered in colorful linens and centerpieces of china pocketbooks filled with … Read more

Nanih Waiya’s Kite qualifies for state tournament

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya High School’s Jake Kight fired a 77 in the Region 3-1A Golf Tournament played at Louisville Country Club on Monday to qualify for the MHSAA Class 1A State Tournament that will be … Read more

Fried Fish and Hushpuppies: Southern Memories

The Rogers family has been a family of “fried fish eaters” for as long as I can remember. My granddaddy (Bobby Rogers) had to have his fish at least three times a week and sometimes more. He made a daily … Read more

Memories of our county – 04/22/15

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

Country Roads
Sometimes at night when I cannot sleep memories of my childhood come flooding back. I can see the places and events as if they happened yesterday.… Read more

Editorial Roundup – 04/22/15

The case for police cameras
Editorial by Jack Ryan

Two recorded events, one in South Carolina and the other in Arizona, make it obvious that assigning a camera to all police officers as part of their work equipment would be … Read more

Nanih Waiya boys, girls, win district track titles

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya had a successful day in the District 5-1A Track Meet on Monday, with Kenley McMullan and Jamarlo Smith both taking first place in all four events they entered.

The top four places … Read more