Two Winston County students recognized

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From press reports

Plum Creek has awarded two $1,000 scholarships to Winston County high school students. Since 2007, Plum Creek has annually awarded scholarships to exemplary high school seniors who plan to continue their education after graduation. The scholarships recognize … Read more

Eastern Mississippi Small Farmers Field Day held

Reviewing planting techniques

by Frank Taylor

As Thursday morning approach, Eastern Mississippi Small Farmers Field Day seemed in jeopardy due to rain clouds hovering from above and with an 80 percent chance of precipitation predicted. These odds would cause most organizations to cancel … Read more

Free Lunch program set for summer

From press reports

Louisville Municipal School District School Food Service are setting up to provide thousands of free meals to children in Winston County during the summer break.
LMSD is working through the USDA program to provide free breakfast and … Read more

150th Anniversary of Brice’s Crossroads and Tupelo/Harrisburg

submitted by C.J. Johnson

This three-day reenactment of the Battle of Brice’s Crossroads and Tupelo/Harrisburg will feature Union and Confederate re-enactors portraying the events surrounding one of Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest’s (CSA) tactical victories.
However, during the … Read more

Importance of child care providers recognized

By Alicia Barnes
MSU School of Human Sciences

Mississippi families and communities have real assets in the early child care facilities across the state.
“Early care and education providers help our society function,” said Lydia Bethay, project manager of Mississippi … Read more

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 – June 5, 1914

LOUISVILLE: Miss Marie Berry of Florence is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Howard Fox … Read more

Clarifications & Correction

NW softball praised, not slighted

In the May 21 edition the article titled “Three Nanih Waiya opponents claim state softball titles” was intended to show the caliber of teams Nanih Waiya played and played well. In reading the article, all … Read more