Category: News

WinstonStrong seeking funds to continue rebuild efforts

WinstonStrong help provide the funds to have the Katrina Style cottage placed for a family affected by the April 28 tornadoes.

From staff reports

WinstonStrong continued its role in providing housing recently with the placing of Katrina cottages in the county.

The group placed two Katrina style cottages on properties and helped two more families move into their homes. The group … Read more

McBrayer named Distinguished Civilian of the Year

McBrayer

From press reports

Mr. Homer G. McBrayer began his federal career as a Junior Engineer in the Mobile District in 1962 after receiving his degree in Civil Engineering from Mississippi State University.

In 1974, he came to the Savannah District … Read more

Traipsin’ Down South – 05/20/15

Lynn Cunningham provides a view from the community

Christmas in the Quarter

Spending Christmas holidays in New Orleans can be a special treat due to reduced crowds, very little sultry weather, and heavenly music at St. Louis Cathedral on Christmas … Read more

Scholarship earned

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Andrew Woodruff senior at Winston Academy and son of Mark and Callie Woodruff was recently awarded an $88,000 in the field of Education which includes a study abroad and technology. Andrew plans to major in Math and minor in physical … Read more

Some nicknames are most definitely earned

Bishop

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Obviously, I carry the moniker Old Sports Dude for a reason.

As I was covering the press conference for the upcoming MHSAA State Baseball Championships Monday morning in Pearl I had several revelations. Each … Read more

Kemper visitors

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CAREER & TECHNICAL STUDENTS—Students from the John C. Stennis Vocational Complex-Kemper County were allowed on May 8th an opportunity to take a field trip to Lake Tiak-O’Khata in Louisville, enjoy a relaxed lunch, play a few games of basketball and … Read more

Newspapers presented

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Connie Estes, Registrar, Winston Guards #2643, United Daughters of the Confederacy, … Read more

Contest winner

Blanton receives her prize from her teacher Miss Long.

Winston County Farm Bureau Coloring sheet contest

Carleigh Blanton, a 2nd grader at Winston Academy earned the overall winner of the Winston County Farm Bureau Coloring contest and received $25.… Read more

Giving back from the gridiron

Dak with the Gregory family.

By Leah Barbour, Photography by Russ Houston

Starting Bulldog quarterback Dak Prescott wears a green “Pray for Quinn” armband for a family—and a terminally ill 8-year-old boy—he met on Fan Day about a week before Mississippi State football launched the … Read more