Category: News

News of the Past – 07/08/15

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

100 Years Ago – July 9, 1915

LOUISVILLE: Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Slider are in Hot Springs this … Read more

Woodmen of the World adopts new service mark

From press reports

Effective June 1, 2015, Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society adopted the service mark WoodmenLifeSM in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The process began with the release of a 2011 nationwide survey by … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 07/08/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Friends of Pat Horton will be sorry to learn that she has fallen injuring her knee, which already had a pin from a previous injury. She is recovering but still … Read more

ECCC teams, athletes take NJCAA, MACJC academic honors

From school reports

Several East Central Community College student-athletes and two sports teams have received state and national recognition for academic performance during the 2014-15 academic year on the Decatur campus.

In all, 20 student-athletes were recognized by the National … Read more

EFSP funds awarded to Faith Beyond Walls Christian Center

From press reports

Winston County Emergency Food and Shelter Program grant of $10,716.00 was awarded to Faith Beyond Walls Christian Center to administer. Funds will be used to assist those with emergencies who meet the guidelines for help with utilities, … Read more

Samuel E. and Lettie Long Hames/Haimes family reunion set

From press reports

The annual Samuel E. and Lettie Long Hames/Haimes family reunion is to be held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 in the recreation hall of Gum Branch Baptist Church. From Louisville take the highway 25 bypass toward Starkville, … Read more

Gregory Foods and TBHC Delivers partner to end hunger in Winston County

Gregory Foods to help local families in need by collecting non-perishable food donations for Unity Missionary Baptist Church
Gregory Foods and TBHC Delivers, the largest distributor of Hunt Brothers® Pizza, have partnered together along with the Unity Missionary Baptist Church … Read more

Roberts among three quarterbacks looking to start for EMCC

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

New East Mississippi Community College assistant football coach Clint Trickett is spending his summer preparing a trio of quarterbacks, at least one of which will get the opportunity to lead the two-time defending NJCAA … Read more

Son sparks Labs VBS

First United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School July 19th through July 23.

Come join the joint ministry of First United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School. All children in the community are invited to join in the FUN, art, drama, music, … Read more