Category: News

Annual Kids and Katfish Rodeo celebrates family, fun and outdoors

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The Winston County Journal

It was free fishing day in at Legion State Park on Saturday, and nearly 200 young anglers crowded the lake to snag a catfish.

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife and Fisheries stocked the big lake at … Read more

Special congressional election upcoming

From Staff Reports

Voters in Winston and 21 other counties go the polls Tuesday to fill a vacant seat in Mississippi’s 1st Congressional District.

The May 12 election will fill the U.S. House seat vacated after Rep. Alan Nunnelee died … Read more

Countdown to Red Hills Festival

Friday, May 22, 7 pm. 10pm. Friday
Night Band Carnival

From staff reports

With beautiful weather hoped for and guaranteed entertainment planned, the 35th Annual Red Hills Festival in downtown Louisville is set for Memorial Day … Read more

Pilot Club hosts ‘Safety Town’ event for children

Medflight helicopter was one of the highlights for many of the children at the event.

The Pilot Club of Louisville hosted a very special public service event for Winston County children, ages sixth grade and younger, called “Safety Town.”

“It was a beautiful day and a wonderful turnout,” said Pilot club member Darlene Bane.

This … Read more

In class


Winston County EMR’S

A seventeen week EMR class is well under way with local students from volunteer fire departments of Winston County. Once the students complete this course they will be national registered and able to respond to medical calls … Read more

Event planned

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The family of Mrs. Suretta Nunn invites the public to share with them as they recognize a champion. … Read more

Mickens announces candidacy for House of Representatives District 42


From staff reports

I, Carl L. Mickens, take this opportunity to address the citizens of District 42. I am a lifelong resident of Noxubee County, Mississippi. My wife Cheryl and I have one son, Carl Lewis II, and one granddaughter, … Read more

Helping WMC


ecently, Governor Phil Bryant signed into law House Bill 583, allowing Winston County Medical Center to forego the certificate of need (CON) process to be able to rebuild as quickly as possible. … Read more