Category: News

October set as Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month. Dyslexia is the process of having difficulty in reading or forming word recognition in everyday language. “One in five people have some form of dyslexia, whether it has been diagnosed or not. It is considered…

Editorial roundup

One man, two votes   It’s pretty impressive that the initiative to make adequate school funding part of the state Constitution has attracted $2.6 million from three prominent education supporters.

School board supports Initiative 42

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Louisville Municipal School District Board of Trustees made its decision regarding the upcoming Initiative 42 vote on the November ballot during its Oct. 8 meeting held at the LMSD Central Office.

Mississippi Chapter celebrates Day Of Change And Keeping Families Close

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is celebrating its annual Day of Change and more than 40 years of keeping families close. The Mississippi Chapter invites individuals, businesses and community groups to support local families with critically-ill children by visiting participating…

Chili & PB Bars: Brock’s Fall Treats

Since I have been working non-stop, I have had limited time to cook for pleasure this summer and semester. However, I do enjoy cooking during October! I once brought my famous chili to a class of mine that I was…

News of the Past – 10/14/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – October 15, 1915 [This edition was not available for review.] 75 Years Ago – October 11,…

Let’s be Neighbors-10/14/2015

Carolyn Mills, Provides a weekly view from the community.   Noxapater is getting famous for their Cotton Gin Festival and Car Show with more and more participation.

EMCC’s Theriot has another strong rodeo performance for Lions

From school reports LIVINGSTON, Ala. – The East Mississippi Community College rodeo team posted a second straight sterling performance to open the fall season by finishing as men’s runners-up and in third place on the women’s side at this past…

Rebels roll past Aggies behind 384 yards from Chad Kelly

From school reports OXFORD – Ole Miss looked to get back on track against New Mexico State Saturday, and the Rebels did just that. Junior signal caller Chad Kelly completed 24-of-33 passes for a career-high 384 yards and touchdown passes…

Road work ongoing for Hwy 15

From press reports The Mississippi Department of Transportation recently announced a traffic advisory regarding lane closures on Hwy 15 in Winston County.