Category: News

Grand Opening of Focus Manor set for July 18

L to R: George A. Miller, executive director, Mrs. Joyce and Mr. Melvin Roberson, Managers
(Photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

A Memorial Tribute and Special Thanks to Mrs. Theresa Fulton and Family

By Elmetra Patterson

The GRAND OPENING of Focus Manor will be Saturday, July 18, 2015, 10:30 a.m. Come out and meet those who made this facility possible. Focus … Read more

Local students attend National Leadership Conference


From press reports

The 38th Annual HOSA National Leadership Conference was held in Anaheim, CA, June 24-28, 2015.  All 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place state winners are eligible to compete nationally. Winston-Louisville HoSA had several students that were eligible allowing … Read more


Submitted by Diane Luke
The sunflowers are blooming profusely at Memorial Garden at Memorial Park. The Town and Country Garden Club Members took this on as a project. … Read more

Gregory elected as President for the Mississippi Coroner/M.E. Association

Gov. Bryant with Gregory


Winston County Coroner Scott Gregory, currently serving as in his third term as Coroner of Winston County, MS was unanimously elected as President of the Mississippi Coroner/Medical Examiners Association by the members of the MS Coroner/M.E. Association … Read more

Noxapater has strong showing in 7-on-7 event

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Noxapater High School’s 7-on-7 summer football season came to an end in a big way as the Tigers recently went undefeated in a tournament in Decatur, taking wins over Quitman, Newton County, Union, and … Read more

Check it out – 07/15/15

Check It Out At The Winston County Library!
JULY 2015

The following FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library:
Brad Meltzer – The President’s Shadow… Read more

Sports Schedules – 07/15/15

Prep Football
7 p.m. — New Hope at Louisville
7 p.m. — Union at Nanih Waiya
7 p.m. — Winona Christian at French Camp… Read more

Letters to the Editor – 07/15/15

Garrigues Rd. Photo provided by E.L. Miles

Symbolism: To change or not to change

What is Symbolism? Symbolism is an object, image and/or (but not limited to) words that convey meaning or emotion.

Because every person is different, a given symbol may well (and often does) mean … Read more

Should I be screened for prostate cancer?

The prostate gland is a gland that secretes certain types of fluids in men. It is located at the base of the urinary bladder and as a man gets older there is an increased rate cancer development in the gland. … Read more

Memories of our county – 07/15/15

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

Homemade Ice-cream
Have you ever made ice cream at home? I don’t mean in the freezer or in an electric ice cream maker.

I mean by hand in a … Read more