Category: News

Editorial Roundup – 08/12/15

Give the trucker his due By Tim Kalich Greenwood Commonwealth After Robert Gray’s come-from-nowhere victory last week in the Democratic primary for governor in Mississippi, there were two main reactions. First, political writers and observers tried to figure out how…

News of the Past – 08/12/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – August 13, 1915 FRONT PAGE: The old soldiers reunion assembled in Masonic Park at 9:30 yesterday…

Itawamba counting on Noxapater’s Miller in 2015

From school reports FULTON — The Itawamba Community College football team wrapped up its first week of fall camp after reporting to campus on Tuesday to begin preparations for the 2015 season opener on Thursday, Aug. 27 against top-ranked Copiah-Lincoln…

Tilling soil deeper will cure traffic pans

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists The cool spell of a few weeks ago has probably allowed the tomatoes and large-fruited peppers in the garden to set fruit. It takes only a few nights in the 60s…

Correction – 08/12/15

In the article Unique survivors: A look at a small ornamental tree, the trees have been reidentified as Clerodendrum (aka: Harlequin Glorybower).

Sports schedules – 08/12/15

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 12 Women’s College Soccer 10 a.m. — MSU at UT-Martin FRIDAY, AUG. 14 Prep Volleyball TBA — Set It Off Tournament at RIdgeland (Choctaw County entered)

Prep softball season has begun in Winston County

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy began their 2015 fast-pitch softball season on Monday, while the slow-pitch teams at Louisville, Nanih Waiya, and Noxapater are set to get the regular season underway Saturday at…

Memories of Our County – 08/12/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. Spring Water A few weeks ago my great grandchildren wanted to go to Hamill’s spring in the northern part of Winston County to see the Artesian Well. They had…

Check it out – 08/12/15

Check It Out At The Winston County Library! AUGUST 2015 The following FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library: Harper Lee – Go Set A Watchman (regular print, large print and audio CD)

More Counties sign agreement with MDOC 

From press reports JACKSON – A dozen more counties have signed an agreement with the Mississippi Department of Corrections to house and work state inmates without reimbursement. Twenty-six of the 30 original counties now are participating in the new Joint…