Relay for Life in full fundraising mode

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Relay for Life teams are in full fundraising mode as the June 8 Relay for Life date quickly approaches.

The First Presbyterian Church Relay for Life team will host its … Read more

City to host hearing June 5

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Aldermen set the city redistricting hearing for June 5 at 5 p.m. to redraw the ward lines.

After the 2010 census, the ward population shifts requires the city to … Read more

Guilty plea in Winston County death

From staff reports

The Circuit Court of Winston County completed the April/May Court calendar with multiple sentences handed down in cases from murder to theft.

Lester Triplett who was charged with the felony crime of murder pleaded guilty to the … Read more


By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Sheriff’s Department received a present this week from the Mississippi Department of Transportation in the form of a vehicle on May 22.

Winston County Sherriff Jason Pugh and District 4 … Read more

Deadline approaches for major Farm Service Agency Programs

Winston County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director CED Billy Lipsey, reminds producers of the approaching June 1, 2012, deadline for FSA’s Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program (SURE), the Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election … Read more

ECCC Summer class schedule announced

East Central Community College in Decatur will offer two, four-week summer terms as well as a 10-week summer evening schedule, announced David Case, dean of admissions, records and research. Courses include:

SUMMER SESSION I The first four-week, four-day (Monday – … Read more

Calendar of Events

Youth Revival May 30- June 1, 2012 Wesley United Methodist Church invite you to join them for their Youth Revival on Wednesday, May 30. The speaker will be Rev. Eddie Jones, Griffin UMC in Starkville, MS; Thursday May 31, speaker … Read more

Five from county graduate UMMC

A total of 614 physicians, dentists, nurses, allied health professionals, and graduate students in the health sciences were awarded degrees during the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s 56th Commencement May 25 at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.

Chancellor Dan Jones … Read more

Winston County Library planning for summer

From press reports

The Winston County Library staff will be encouraging reading throughout the summer with a number of programs for young children and teens.

Teen Program: Theme – “Own The Night”

Grades – Going in to Seventh through Twelfth … Read more

Nanih Waiya Chapter meets to mark graves of members

From press reports

Daughters of the Nanih Waiya Chapter, NSDAR met on Thursday, May 24 to mark the graves of four deceased daughters in remembrance of good friends, their contribution to others and their works. DAR marks those members’ graves … Read more