Category: News

September is National Preparedness Month

ATLANTA – September is National Preparedness Month, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages everyone to make disaster preparedness a priority.

“National Preparedness Month reminds us that we all need to be ready for disasters and emergencies,” said FEMA … Read more

Burger Galore: Brock’s Easy Meals for busy nights

Casseroles and easy meals are a giant part of the lives of busy people, and since many of my recipes are specifically geared toward all of my readers who are very busy, these recipes that I have provided this week … Read more

Memories of our County

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Tenant Farming

It was not an uncommon sight in the fall of the year to see folks in wagons traveling down country roads with all their worldly goods on … Read more

Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards grants to local literacy program

This week, The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Eiland Middle School in Louisville a youth literacy grant in the amount of $2000 to support their Non-Fiction Print and eBooks Program.

Awarded at the beginning of the academic year, youth literacy … Read more

Cotton Gin Festival set for Sept. 27

The annual Cotton Gin Festival held in Noxapater will be Saturday, September 27. The festival will kick off at 9 a.m. and will last until 4 p.m.

Arts and craft vendors, a car show, music, and food will be in … Read more

Officials to mark new terminal with celebration

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Unique chance to see WWII planes

From staff and press reports

A once in a lifetime opportunity for Winston County residents is rapidly approaching. On Saturday, September 27, a rare collection of airplanes that won the air war for the … Read more

Dustin Gentry, MD welcomed to WMC and community

Dr. Gentry and his wife talk with local residents.

From press and staff reports

Several hundred people turned out Sunday, September 7 to welcome Winston Medical Center’s newest doctor to the area.

Dustin Gentry, M.D. and his wife, Dawn greeted and talked with visitors, hospital and clinic staff, and … Read more

BATTLE lunch to take hiatus, yet not stop the fight against breast cancer

By Joseph McCain
Winston County Journal

With 2014 tornado still fresh for most residents; the 2014 BATTLE, an acronym for Breast cancer Awareness To Teach Ladies Early detection, will take a hiatus for 2014 with plans to return even stronger … Read more

Nanih Waiya Community Park still coming along

Recently the Friends group held a community work day. Above some of the area scouts work on the park.

From press reports

“The Nanih Waiya Community Park Project is still moving right along,” according to Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park’s President, Jerry Hemphill. “There have been a lot of things going on behind the scenes regarding plan preparation … Read more

Wedding: Lewis – Mitchell

Mr. Henry Stephen Mitchell and Jessica Lauren Lewis

Jessica Lauren Lewis and Henry Stephen Mitchell, together with their families, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Butch Lewis of Rose Hill, Mississippi. … Read more