It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

The Americorp Members of Fair Elementary are hosting a Scarf and Hat Drive for cancer patients, this means that we are asking for donations. The class that turns in the most scarves and hats will win a coke and popcorn … Read more

Absentee balloting underway, countdown to election

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Circuit Clerk’s office has absentee balloting in full swing and counting down to the Nov. 6 election.

The November 6 ballot will include the presidential race between democratic incumbent Barack … Read more

Healthy for GooD planned in Winston County

From press reports

There is a new program in Winston County to promote health among our church families.

A faith based health ministry called “Healthy for GOoD” is designed to help church members think about ways they can support each … Read more

Domestic violence event planned

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Since 1987, Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) has been observed across the United States in the month of October. Traditionally, DVAM is a time to raise awareness about domestic violence issues, and the services … Read more

Smith celebrates 100 years of living

From press reports

Ernest Smith was born on October 3, 1912, in Stinger, Mississippi.

According to his family and railroad officials, Ernest Smith has been a hardworking man since the day he was born, with just a 6th grade education … Read more

Local Ducks Unlimited group to celebrate anniversary at banquet

From staff and press reports

Mississippi has a strong waterfowl hunting heritage. Ducks Unlimited of Winston County helps to preserve that heritage through conserving wetland environments.

At Saturday’s annual dinner, Ducks Unlimited of Winston County will be celebrating the organization’s … Read more