News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – December 19, 1913

LOUISVILLE: Rev. J. J. Smiley and family arrived here this week and are … Read more

REPM of MS hold Nov. meeting

From staff reports


The Winston County Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi met November 7 to discuss the economy.

Kyle Curran of BancorpSouth discussed recent upturns in the economy and the outlook for the local economy.

About 40 of the … Read more

Winston Garden Club meets




The December meeting of the Winston Garden Club was held on December 10 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. Sherry Flake served as the hostess for the evening. Sherry provided Christmas decorations on each table, dessert and … Read more

Sports schedules


Prep Basketball

TBA — Sumter Central Tournament (Kemper County entered)

6 p.m. — Noxapater at Eupora

6 p.m. — Louisville at West Point

6 p.m. — Choctaw County at East Webster

Men’s College Basketball

British Virgin Islands … Read more

WA vandals

By Joseph McCain

The Winston County Journal


In a packed courtroom, the two defendants entered in orange jumpsuits far from the school uniforms they once donned.

Hunter Glass, 19, and Vernon Brown, 20, had pleaded guilty earlier in the … Read more

Dream coming true for Goss with all-star appearance

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal


If a college is interested in the services of Louisville High School senior wide receiver Desmond Goss next season, it would be a good idea if they had a wide-open offense.

“I … Read more

Lady Patriots run winning steak to six games

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal


The Winston Academy girls basketball team swept through three more games last week to run their record to 13-4 on the season and extend their winning streak to six games.

The Lady … Read more

Locals attend boy scout camporee

Starkville’s Troop 45 shows their red, white, and blue “Best Overall Troop” streamer from the 2013 fall camporee at French Camp. Kneeling: Cassidy Ivy Front Row, L-R: Ryan Harfst, Chandler McCafferty, Evan McBroom, Jacob Reed, Garrison Walker, Matt Greene, Richard Tollison Back Row, L-R: Charles Greene, David Humphries of Louisville, Jesse Ivy, Eric Humphries of Lousiville, Will Greene, Jim Harfst

Boy Scouts from across the Pushmataha Area Council ten-county region gathered the weekend of November 8-10 for their annual Fall Camporee.

The camporee was held this year at the Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi. Scouts established their camps on … Read more

When it comes to Sangster, beware of the smile

inebacker Jeremy Sangster, in as a running back, enroute to a touchdown.

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal


There was never really much doubt that Jeremy Sangster was going to play High School football. After all, he is a Sangster and he does live in Louisville.

“They always say keep … Read more