Category: News

Chamber awards persons of the year

Dr. Baldwin of Winston Plywood presents $20,000 to Mayor Will Hill for WinstonStrong.

From staff reports

The 58th annual Winston County Chamber of Commerce banquet featured Governor Phil Bryant and First Lady Deborah Bryant and a host of Winston County dignitaries to honor those who have helped make Winston County a better place … Read more

Winston Guards hold monthly meeting

Wylodean Edwards, left, and Pat Parrish, right, of the Attala County Chapter 2592 UDC of Kosciusko presented the program at the April meeting of the Winston Guards 2643 UDC.


Ms. Wylodean Edwards and Mrs. Pat Parrish, members of the Attala County UDC chapter were the guest speakers at the April 6 meeting of the Winston Guards 2643 UDC.

Following the meal, Ms. Edwards and Mrs. Parrish present a … Read more

Horatio Alger Association Honors local student as part of its 2015 Awards

Haywood and the other 105 members of the 2015 scholarship winners.

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, hosted its 68th Horatio Alger Awards Induction Ceremonies in Washington, D.C. April 9 … Read more

PBL awards

ECCC PBL State Winners 2015

ECCC students presented State PBL awards
These Phi Beta Lambda members at East Central Community College in Decatur received various honors at the State PBL Leadership Conference held recently at the Mississippi University for Women. … Read more

WinstonStrong helping people and keeping Winston strong

One of the homes WinstonStrong partnered up with CAM to rebuild and provide a home for a resident who lost hers during the storm.

From staff reports

In baseball fans memorize and live by the stats, WinstonStrong is not playing a game yet the numbers are clear on their winning ways.

Winston Strong has helped clients with:
• 17 rebuilds of their homes
• … Read more

Samaritan’s Purse dedicates new home

Hayes accepts her keys to her home from Ellis Holdiness.

From staff reports

After the April 28 tornados in 2014, Samaritan’s Purse came to Winston County to help restore the community and plan for the day when homes would be rebuilt with the hands and feet of those serving Samaritan’s … Read more

DARE awards students with knowledge on making good choices

LPD Police Chief L.M. Claiborne, Darren the DARE LIon, and Sgt. McWhirter.

From staff reports

Newly promoted Louisville Police Department Sgt. Tonya McWhirter complimented the students for their attentiveness over the last 10 weeks to the DARE program and making good decisionsas part of the April 17 DARE graduation ceremonies.

“I’m very … Read more

Humana here to help


A ribbon cutting for Humana Insurance company was recently held at the Winston County Chamber office on March 25. Linda Skelton, Chamber director, welcomed everyone to the ribbon cutting.  Ben Baker, Brenda Parks, and Eva Sue McAdams will all be … Read more

Sales award


Western Auto Store Wins Sales Award
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Moody, Western Auto Store of Louisville, … Read more