Category: News

What’s your reason to quit smoking as a new year approaches?

From press reports

Are you trying to quit smoking to live a healthier life, be there for your family, or cut down on spending? There are many reasons to quit smoking, and everyone has their own reason that is important … Read more

Calendar of Events – 11/19/2014

Neighborhood watch meeting to be held
Highpoint – New Zion Neighborhood Watch Meeting will be held on November 20 at 7 p.m. located at the Highpoint Fire Dept.

Grace Christian School to host bake sale
Grace Christian School is having … Read more

EMCC looking to pick up third NJCAA National Championship

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — For the fourth time in six years, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College are the MACJC State Champions in football.

EMCC took care of that in a rather convincing manner … Read more

It’s Elementary – 11/19/2014

Jennie Caperton, elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

The results are in, and our Cookie Dough Fundraiser at Fair Elementary was a huge success! We were able to raise $2,500 for our … Read more

Thanksgiving Pt. 3: Perfect Turkey & Sweet Potato Casserole!

This is my third column in my Thanksgiving series this year, and I hope you have enjoyed writing down these tremendously tried and true recipes from my family and friends. I will be beginning many Christmas recipes very soon! Some … Read more

Obituaries – 11/19/2014

Miss Phyllis Ann Miller
Funeral services for Miss Phyllis Ann Miller, 59, were held at 2 p.m., November 16 at Mt. Vernon MB Church in Noxapater. Rev. David Harris officiated. Burial followed in the Union Chapel Cemetery.

Miss Miller was … Read more

I am Thankful: Thanksgiving is just around the corner

By Ethen Gillespie

You wouldn’t know that if you were nostalgic and reflected on how it used to be. Seems that I remember an unwritten rule that you didn’t do Christmas stuff until after Thanksgiving. Looking around today you would … Read more

News of the Past – 11/19/2014

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

100 Years Ago – November 20, 1914

NOXAPATER: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Alford Morris on the 18th, … Read more

Sports Schedules – 11/19/2014

WED, NOV. 19
Women’s College Basketball
TBA — West Alabama at Stillman

Prep Basketball
TBA — Caledonia Tournament (Choctaw County entered)
6 p.m. — Neshoba Central at Louisville
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Sebastopol
6 p.m. … Read more

Memories of our County – 11/19/2014

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

Sears Roebuck Catalog

I was recently reminded of the paper dolls we used to cut out and play with all the time. Our Sears Roebuck Catalog was a thing … Read more