Category: News

Supervisors recognize Red Cross Month

District 2 Supervisor Luke Parkes, District 3 Supervisor Mike Peterson, Red Cross Representative Carolyn Hampton, District 5 Supervisor Larry Duran, District 4 Supervisor Gloria Turnipseed and District 1 Supervisor Burr Warner recognize National Red Cross Month.

From staff reports

The Winston County Board of Supervisors proclaimed March as Red Cross Month across the county.

“For more than 130 years, the devoted women and men of the American Red Cross have responded to challenges at home and … Read more

Woodward announces Re-election Bid for Tax Assessor-Collector

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From staff reports

Winston County Tax Assessor-Collector Larry Woodward this week announced his bid for re-election to that office.

In making his announcement Woodward stated, “I would like to take this opportunity to thank the people of Winston County for … Read more

Aldermen authorize airport project payments

By Daniel Brunty
Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Aldermen authorized payments for airport projects, as well as approved training request for city employees during their March 17 meeting held at City Hall.

Mayor Will Hill was not present … Read more

News of the Past – 03/25/2015

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

100 Years Ago – March 26, 1915

LOUISVILLE: We hear Money Adams suffered a stroke of paralysis yesterday in … Read more

Warriors improve to 5-2 with pair of wins

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya High School baseball team used a 3-2 win over Ethel and a 7-2 win over Union last week to improve to 5-2 on the season headed into this week’s action. The … Read more

ECCC Nursing Curriculum to change models beginning with fall 2015 classes

A curriculum change for East Central Community College’s Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing programs was recently adopted, moving from the current “medical model” to a newly designed “concept model.”

As a result of the changes, new admission requirements for … Read more

ECCC Business, Education and Healthcare Expo scheduled March 26

Career and educational opportunities will be available for East Central Community College students when the 13th annual Business, Education and Healthcare Expo is held Thursday, March 26, 2015, on the Decatur campus.… Read more

Softball action continues around county this week

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal
There is a full slate of action on tap for the three public school fast-pitch softball teams in Winston County this week.

After dropping an 8-0 decision to North Pontotoc on Monday night, the … Read more

East Central hosts MACJC All-Star Basketball Games set for April 11

From school reports

East Central Community College in Decatur is again serving as host site for the annual MACJC (Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges) All-Star Basketball Games.

This year’s event is set for Friday, April 10. The women’s … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 03/25/2015

Firing Dan Jones big mistake
By Charles Dunagin, Editor
McComb Enterprise-Journal

I don’t recall the exact date, but it was at least six months ago when I was told Dan Jones was going to lose his job as chancellor of … Read more