Category: News

Graham announces Candidacy for Winston County Sheriff

From staff reports My name is Donnie Graham, and I humbly ask for your vote to be your next Sheriff of Winston County. I am a fifty-two year resident of Winston County. I am the son of Marie Martin Godwin…

Shining

The Sunshine Boys received a call from Mrs. Esther Wooten of Malaco Records/Former CEO/Exclesisa Booking Agency on June 16, to sing at the 37th Mississippi Gospel Awards in Jackson! On July 12, 2015 the Sunshine boys had six minutes to…

A version of ‘The Breakfast Club’

From staff reports Every Monday for the past four years, a group of about 25 Winston County men have made it a tradition to eat breakfast together. They meet early at Jack Mitchell’s cabin. A weekly devotional and fellowship accompany…

Winston Plywood and Veneer building on solid foundation

From staff reports Recently, Speaker of the Mississippi House visited the future site of a world-class plywood facility. Gunn along with several of his counterparts including Joey Hood of District 35 and Senator Giles Ward of District 18 toured the…

New president named for Rotary Club’s new year

From staff reports The Rotary Club of Louisville celebrated its annual officer installation luncheon at Lake Tiak OKhata on Wednesday, June 24. Ken McMullan, Superintendent of Louisville Municipal School District, took the reigns as president of the Rotary Club of…

Cheer & lead

Winston Academy Varsity & JV Cheerleaders attendee MSU UCA Cheer Camp. They received many awards throughout the week, including the coveted Leadership Award that is voted on by all of the attending squads at camp

Aiming for dynamic improvements in many areas

With an ever changing society, we aim to be an ever changing for the better newspaper.  Like individuals, we at the Winston County Journal, are constantly striving to better ourselves to better serve Winston County. With that being said I…

Boney defensive leader for two-time defending NJCAA Champs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — The role has changed for East Mississippi Community College cornerback Jalen Boney. During the 2014 season the Petal High School graduate stepped in at cornerback following an injury to a teammate and…

Grand Opening of Focus Manor set for July 18

A Memorial Tribute and Special Thanks to Mrs. Theresa Fulton and Family By Elmetra Patterson The GRAND OPENING of Focus Manor will be Saturday, July 18, 2015, 10:30 a.m. Come out and meet those who made this facility possible. Focus…

Local students attend National Leadership Conference

From press reports The 38th Annual HOSA National Leadership Conference was held in Anaheim, CA, June 24-28, 2015.  All 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place state winners are eligible to compete nationally. Winston-Louisville HoSA had several students that were eligible allowing them…