Category: News

Obituaries – 08/05/15

Ms. Wilma Jean Timmons July 27, 2015 Funeral services for Ms. Wilma Jean Timmons, 79, were held at New Zion on Saturday, August 1, 2015, at 11 a.m. Burial at New Zion. Ms. Timmons was a homemaker. Ms. Timmons died…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 07/29/15

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

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…

Hospital demolition underway

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,…

Scoring name of the game for vaunted EMCC defense

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…

People died for every citizen to have the right to vote

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…

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…

Samaritan’s Purse completes home; dedication today

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…

Winston Place Summer Camp and Food Program

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…