Category: News

Winston Plywood signs long term lease with county for former Roseburg property

Sitting left to right Dr. Richard Baldwin, Supervisor Mike Peterson
Standing left to right Gerald Mills, Hugh Hathorn.

From staff and press reports

After months of planning and negotiating, Mike Peterson representing the Winston County Board Supervisors, Gerald Mills, Winston County Economic Development Director and Dr. Richard Baldwin of Winston Plywood and Veneer signed a lease for the … Read more

Hospital demolition underway

Century construction works on deconstruction of the hospital building as the WMC staff and foundation look toward the future .

From press and staff reports

Demolition has begun at Winston Medical Center to replace the facilities that were destroyed by the EF4 tornado that struck Louisville on April 28, 2014.

“Demolition is expected to take 90 days” stated Paul Black, … Read more

Scoring name of the game for vaunted EMCC defense

Marcus LeFlore

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — For most teams, playing defense is all about keeping the other team from scoring. But for East Mississippi Community College sophomore linebacker Marcus LeFlore and his fellow Lions, it’s also about scoring … Read more

People died for every citizen to have the right to vote

Soldier and wife visiting cemetery together

From press & staff reports

One of the most precious aspects of voting is just how hard people before us have fought to protect it.
Think back to the early American patriots who stood up for the right to vote … Read more

Polling Places for Winston County offer several different ballots


From staff reports

The upcoming Democratic and Republican Party Primary Election in Choctaw County will feature a 4 split precincts.

“There will be 6 different ballot styles at the Fairgrounds, 4 ballot styles at Nanih Waiya, 4 ballot styles at … Read more

Samaritan’s Purse completes home; dedication today

Hubert Yates of Winston Strong and Samaritan’s Purse presents a Bible and prayer blanket to Jerome Moncrief prior to Mellie Jordan presenting the keys to the home.

Winston Strong gives keys to 4 homeowners

From staff and press reports

Samaritan’s Purse, an international Christian relief organization, will dedicate the a completed home as part of the Winston County, Mississippi Rebuild Project on Wednesday, July 29 at 9:30 … Read more

Winston Place Summer Camp and Food Program

Jean Harper with children for summer camp

By Elmetra Patterson

The Winston County Self-Help Youth Group sponsored a summer food program at Winston Place Club House July 20-24, 2015 with Jean Harper as the facilitator. There were two parent volunteers: Shondalyn Roberson and Charlene Rush. The cook … Read more

Voters must show photo ID card

From Press Reports

All Mississippians voting at the polls are required to show a photo ID card. Also, individuals voting in person by absentee ballot in person in the circuit clerk’s office are required to show a photo ID.

Eligible … Read more