Category: News

Supervisors among those discussing road and bridge funding

From press and staff reports The Winston County Supervisors were among those discussing the funding of roads and bridges in its Feb. 6 regular meeting. County Engineer Jimmy Kmep noted the importance of the road and bridge funds and outlined…

Man on the run after first murder of 2017

From staff and press reports Winston County deputies continue searching for homicide suspect Kevin Ladexter Carter a 43-year-old black male who is considered armed and dangerous. The Winston County Sheriff’s office and Crimestoppers are offering a $1,000 for information leading…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 02/08/2017

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Calendar of Events

Fundraiser set The Culinary Arts Class of the Winston/Louisville Career and Technology Center will be hosting a fundraiser from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, February 10 at the Family Life Center at South Louisville Baptist Church.  All proceeds go to…

‘The Secrets of Orion’ discussed at Rainwater Observatory

Submitted by Edwin Faughn Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “The Secrets of Orion!” Edwin Faughn, managing director of Rainwater Observatory, will present this presentation on Friday, February 10,…

Ramsey to sign books at Winston County Library

From press and staff reports Award winning cartoon artist, Marshall Ramsey will be signing his book “Drawing the Line” at the Winston County Library on Tuesday, February 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A free brown bag lunch for…

Local Chapter Of Alcorn State University hosts Purple And Gold Gala

The Louisville Winston County Alcorn State University Alumni Chapter held its annual Purple & Gold Scholarship Gala on January 28th.    Dr. Alfred Rankins Jr., President of ASU, was the speaker and gave a current status of the university. Four…

Peaches, teaches and preaches

By Elmetra Patterson The theme for 2017 Black History Month is The Crisis in Black Education which focuses on the crucial role of education in the history of African Americans. Lack of or poorly funded education has affected African Americans…

ECCC Plans Black History Month Program Feb. 22

East Central Community College will hold its annual Black History Month program Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, on the Decatur campus. Activities begin at 7 p.m. in the Vickers Fine Arts Center auditorium. There is no charge for admission. Pastor Stan…