Category: News

Rep. Hood discusses upcoming session


By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

I would like to thank you for the honor and privilege of serving as your state representative in the Mississippi House of Representatives. It has been the experience of a lifetime working for and … Read more

Winston Academy lands Junior Graham as new head football coach


By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Winston Academy’s past history of football success didn’t deter Junior Graham in the slightest when it came time to accept the position as the proud program’s head football coach. In fact, it served … Read more

News of the Past – 01/07/2015

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

100 Years Ago – January 8, 1915

LOUISVILLE: On the sick list are Mrs. Mary Price, who has been … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 01/07/2015

Rambling with Arlene

Praise the Lord everyone.  Tis the season to be jolly.  Christmas is a time of the year for dreams to come true.  It’s a time for family and friends to get together and spend time catching up.  … Read more

Lady Patriots set to host Leake Academy this Saturday

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy have their eyes set on a big showdown this Saturday when they are set to host the No. 1-ranked Rebelettes of Leake Academy.

The WA girls went into … Read more

AARP Foundation seeks volunteers for free tax assistance

From press reports

This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 46th year, is the nation’s largest free … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/07/2015

Mens College Basketball
8 p.m. — Tennessee at MSU

Prep Basketball
East Webster Invitational (4 p.m. — Nanih Waiya girls vs. Choctaw County; 5:30 p.m. — Nanih Waiya boys vs. Choctaw County; 7 p.m. … Read more

Tax Assessor’s office approved to accept partial payments

From press and staff reports

The Winston County Tax Assessor’s office is hoping to alleviate some taxpayer’s tax burdens.

Recently, the Winston County Board of Supervisors approved the Tax assessor’s staff to accept partial payment on the upcoming county tax … Read more

Calendar of Events – 01/07/2015

Family Center to host workshop
The Family Center will host a Common Core workshop for parents with children in grades Pre-K through 6th Grade from 5 p.m.- 6 p.m. January 15. Penny Hill will be the presenter.

Family Center to Read more

Memories of our County – 01/07/2015

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

My Acting Career

I have always dreamed of becoming a great actress and acting and singing on stage and film. However, God had other plans for my life and … Read more