Category: News

WMC to host annual health fair

Mark your calendars for the Winston Medical Center annual health fair that is planned for October 6. 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The health fair will be an outdoor event at the WMC Transitional hospital located at 923…

ECCC to hold final Fall registration session August 14

New and transfer students who plan to attend the 2015 fall semester at East Central Community College and have not registered for classes are encouraged to attend the final registration session on Friday, Aug. 14, from 8 a.m. to 1…

Memories of Our County – 07/29/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. Chewing Gum Back in the day, we were taught that it was improper to chew gum in public.  If you don’t believe me, just look under the seats of…

Library acquires children’s books through Libri grant

The Winston County Library is the proud recipient of seventy-five new children’s books, acquired through a Libri Foundation grant. The Libri Foundation, based in Eugene, OR, was established in 1989 for the sole purpose of helping rural libraries acquire new,…

Sports Schedules – 07/29/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 7 Prep Softbal 4/6 p.m. ‚Äî Central at Winston Academy SATURDAY, AUG. 8 Prep Softball TBA ‚Äî Neshoba Central Jamboree (East Webster, Eupora, Neshoba Central entered) TBA ‚Äî Winona Jamboree (Noxapater, Winona entered) MONDAY, AUG. 10 Prep Softball…

ECCC to hold registration for Electrical Technology Program in Louisville

East Central Community College in Decatur will be registering students for its Electrical Technology Program on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the Louisville Career Advancement Center. ECCC is now offering courses in its Electrical Technology Program at the Louisville Center beginning…

Local elections have the greatest impact

From press & staff reports The presidential election isn’t the only one you should be fired up to influence at the ballot box. In fact, the local representatives, supervisors, sheriffs, circuit clerk, and chancery clerk have more day-to-day impact on…

Fall softball season rapidly approaching for local schools

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Softball practice is in full swing for both public and private schools in Mississippi. The MHSAA schools, which include Louisville, Nanih Waiya, and Noxapater play slow-pitch softball in the fall, while Winston Academy and…

City leaders receive economic development update

From staff reports The Louisville board of Aldermen opened the July 21 meeting with a look at economic development. Gerald Mills, Winston County Economic Development Director, began the discussion reporting on the transload facility, railcar repair and Winston Plywood and…

The town of Noxapater to hold special election

From staff reports The Town of Noxapater will hold a special election August 25 to fill the unexpired term of the late Jessie James Hudson. Hudson died on Thursday, July 9.