Red Hills Festival in full swing this weekend

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Red Hills Festival kicks off this Friday night.

“We are gearing up for a great festival with something for everyone,” said Linda Skelton of the Winston County Chamber of Commerce.

The festival … Read more

Head Start Employee of the Month is Johnnie Seward

From press reports

Johnnie Seward was recently selected Head Start Employee of the Month.

She was born in Louisville on New Year’s Day. She still lives in Louisville. She is married to Jeff Seward. She has one son, three granddaughters, … Read more

28th Juneteenth Day celebration set for June 2

The Winston County Voters League invites the public, elected officials and candidates to the 28th Annual Juneteenth Day Festival on June 2, 2012. Join league members at Dean Park on HWY 15 S in the Center Ridge Community from 12 … Read more

Strickland awarded

The United States Academy announced today that Maria Strickland from Louisville, MS has been named an All-American Scholar.

The USAA has established the All-American Scholar Program to offer deserved recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines. The … Read more

Let’s Park by Lynne Cunningham

The Legion State Park has been abuzz lately with more than the stirrings of bees, birds and critters. Human stirrings has made quite a splash in the wake of a Fishing Rodeo, a tour or trees and plants along the … Read more

TAG students visit Jackson

Fourth Grade TAG students from LES who had met accelerated reading and accelerated math goals set for the trip visited the Mississippi Children’s Museum in Jackson. Students enjoyed multiple activities – from dressing up, performing, and traveling through displays to … Read more

Calendar of Events

Youth Service set May 25 Elevate Youth service set for Friday, May 25 at 7:30 pm. at Noxapater Baptist Church with music by call3d.

Blowout Talent Show May 25, 8 p.m. The Blowout Talent Show will be held at Taylor … Read more

ECCC honors, hosts

ECCC Cheer Squad Announced for 2012-13 Cheerleaders were recently selected for 2012-13 at East Central Community College in Decatur, announced sponsor Huellen Watson.

Cheer Squad members and their respective high schools include Darrin Hillman, Sebastopol; Austin Flake and Lindsey McCool, … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – May 24, 1912 Due to the deplorable freight situation on our railroad, we are compelled to issue a half size paper this week.

ROCKY HILL reports complaints of the recent cold weather killing the cotton. – … Read more

Click It or Ticket to boost seat belt use – Day and Night

Over the years, the Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization has saved thousands of lives with the help of law enforcement officers, highway safety officials and safety advocates across the country. Unfortunately, hundreds of thousands of other motorists … Read more