Category: News

The decisions of those elected impact every citizens’ wallet


From press & staff reports

Your own personal wealth could be a driving factor in showing up to the voter’s booth because those we elect are the ones who decide how much money to invest in public services.

County supervisors, … Read more

Makes this a better county, state and country by voting


From press & staff reports

Voter turnout in the United States fluctuates in national elections but has never been as strong as other well-established democracies.

Only 60 percent of the voting eligible population heads to the polls during presidential election … Read more

Locals attend SkillsUSA Championships

Skills USA held it national competitiion 2015

The SkillsUSA Championships is the national-level competition for public high school and college/postsecondary students enrolled in career and technical education programs. SkillsUSA organizes this event, and it is considered the single greatest day of industry volunteerism in America annually at … Read more

Foster seeks to serve as Winston County Tax Assessor/Collector


From staff reports

My name is Russell Gene “Rusty” Foster and today I am formally announcing my candidacy as an Independent Candidate for Winston County Tax Assessor/Collector. I am the son of Judy and Gene Foster and was raised in … Read more

Graham pleased with what he saw during WA elementary football camp

Camp workers and athletes had a strong three days at the WA elementary football camp help last week.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Winston Academy first through sixth graders got a taste of what it would be like to play for new Patriots’ head coach Junior Graham last week during a three-day football camp.

“This year it … Read more

Democratic, Republican primaries set for Tuesday

From Staff Reports

The Democratic and Republican party primaries in the 2015 elections will be Aug. 4, with polls scheduled to be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Voters are reminded that unopposed local candidates for county and county-district offices will … Read more

Back to School/Stay in School Rally held

L to R: Reid Dunn, 6th grade (11), Nancy Eichelberger, Jennifer Dunn, parent, Quashaun Wraggs, 4th grade (10)

Over 200 students attend

By Elmetra Patterson

The Winston County Branch NAACP held its annual Back-to-School/Stay-in-School Rally, Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Louisville High School Auditorium with approximately 200 students there to get free school supplies with each receiving … Read more

Knowledge about elections helps all in the community

Mississippi House Districts in the area for Winston County

From press & staff reports

How deep is your knowledge of the hot national topics? How about the ones right in your own back yard?
An informed citizenry is one of the most critical elements to a democracy. Without it, … Read more

VBS fun

Crystal ridge VBS photo

Crystal Ridge Baptist Church held Vacation Bible School June 14-19. … Read more