Category: News

New Library employee welcomed

The Winston County Library staff is proud to announce their newest member, Andrea McHenry, as the new Children’s Librarian. Louisville native Andrea graduated from Nanih Waiya Attendance Center and went on to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with an…

Winston County residents can give boxes of hope

Winston County families, churches and groups are not waiting until Thanksgiving Day to express gratitude. Instead, this week they are giving back by lovingly packing gifts of joy for children around the world living in extreme poverty or affected by…

MDCC welcomes new public relations and sports information director

From press reports Mississippi Delta Community College is pleased to announce the hire of Jamie Scrivener as the new Public Relations and Sports Information Director. She will be responsible for enhancing the college’s reputation through press releases and social media…

Stewart sisters hold gathering

Submitted by Frances Ball It has become the custom for the Stewart Sisters to meet each year. This year they met in October at the home of Delaine Woodruff. Beginning on Friday evening, a delightful dinner was enjoyed. Joining the…

Red Hills Seniors hold annual Thanksgiving luncheon

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Red Hills Senior Citizens held its annual Thanksgiving Luncheon on November 10 at the Winston County Extension Office at 11 a.m. The annual event brings member together to celebrate in the blessings…

Locals attend state convention

Ouida Donald and Dean Watkins represented Winston County Republican Women at the Mississippi Republican State Convention in Jackson recently.  This was an opportunity to network with other Republican women throughout the State. 

Awarded

Jeannette Thrash, President of Xi Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, presented the Red Rosé Award to Mary Margaret “M” Smith.  

News of the Past – 11/18/15

100 Years Ago – November 12, 1915 LOUISVILLE: The Louisville High School football team will play the French Camp team at the fairgrounds here on Thanksgiving day. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Clark are keeping house in the Yarbrough cottage…

Calendar of Events -11/18/15

Neighborhood Watch meeting Nov. 19 November 19th The Highpoint Neighborhood Watch meeting will be held at the Highpoint Volunteer Fire Department at 7:00 p.m. Women’s Conference Nov. 21 Hearts 4 Worship Women’s Ministry will be hosting a Women’s Conference from…

EMCC’s run of football All-Americans comes to surprising end

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal East Mississippi Community College’s seven-year run of having at least two players on the NJCAA All-American football team has come to an end, not due to a lack of worthy athletes, but rather a…