Category: News

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 04/29/15

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Huge crowd witnesses Memorial Dedication

From staff reports   A special ceremony marked the one-year anniversary of the storm system that left a 34-mile path of destruction and took ten lives in Winston County on Tuesday, April 28. “We remember today to reflect on how…

Chamber awards persons of the year

From staff reports The 58th annual Winston County Chamber of Commerce banquet featured Governor Phil Bryant and First Lady Deborah Bryant and a host of Winston County dignitaries to honor those who have helped make Winston County a better place…

Winston Guards hold monthly meeting

Submitted Ms. Wylodean Edwards and Mrs. Pat Parrish, members of the Attala County UDC chapter were the guest speakers at the April 6 meeting of the Winston Guards 2643 UDC. Following the meal, Ms. Edwards and Mrs. Parrish present a…

Horatio Alger Association Honors local student as part of its 2015 Awards

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, hosted its 68th Horatio Alger Awards Induction Ceremonies in Washington, D.C. April 9…

PBL awards

ECCC students presented State PBL awards These Phi Beta Lambda members at East Central Community College in Decatur received various honors at the State PBL Leadership Conference held recently at the Mississippi University for Women.

WinstonStrong helping people and keeping Winston strong

From staff reports In baseball fans memorize and live by the stats, WinstonStrong is not playing a game yet the numbers are clear on their winning ways. Winston Strong has helped clients with: • 17 rebuilds of their homes •…

Samaritan’s Purse dedicates new home

From staff reports After the April 28 tornados in 2014, Samaritan’s Purse came to Winston County to help restore the community and plan for the day when homes would be rebuilt with the hands and feet of those serving Samaritan’s…

DARE awards students with knowledge on making good choices

From staff reports Newly promoted Louisville Police Department Sgt. Tonya McWhirter complimented the students for their attentiveness over the last 10 weeks to the DARE program and making good decisionsas part of the April 17 DARE graduation ceremonies. “I’m very…