Category: News

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…


Sunflowers-Sunflowers-Sunflowers Submitted by Diane Luke The sunflowers are blooming profusely at Memorial Garden at Memorial Park. The Town and Country Garden Club Members took this on as a project.

Gregory elected as President for the Mississippi Coroner/M.E. Association

FROM PRESS REPORTS Winston County Coroner Scott Gregory, currently serving as in his third term as Coroner of Winston County, MS was unanimously elected as President of the Mississippi Coroner/Medical Examiners Association by the members of the MS Coroner/M.E. Association…

Noxapater has strong showing in 7-on-7 event

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Noxapater High School’s 7-on-7 summer football season came to an end in a big way as the Tigers recently went undefeated in a tournament in Decatur, taking wins over Quitman, Newton County, Union, and…

Check it out – 07/15/15

Check It Out At The Winston County Library! JULY 2015 The following FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library: Brad Meltzer – The President’s Shadow

Sports Schedules – 07/15/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 21 Prep Football 7 p.m. — New Hope at Louisville 7 p.m. — Union at Nanih Waiya 7 p.m. — Winona Christian at French Camp