Category: News

Library Fun

The Winston County Library is getting ready for a blockbuster Summer Reading Program!  Students at Eiland Middle School, under the direction of Mrs. Jenny Vowell,

Republican women host successful candidate forum

Staff Reports Winston County Journal With election season in full swing the Winston County Republican Women aimed to make choosing the perfect candidate a bit easier by sponsoring their first ever Political Forum Monday night, May 18. Market Cafe was packed…

Pet of week – 05/20/15

Reese is a beautiful mixed breed pup available for adoption. She has been spayed, and her adoption fee is $20.00. To see pictures of Reese and the other animals available for adoption, find us on Facebook.

ECCC  Lady  Warriors finish second in nation 

From school reports The East Central Community College Lady Diamond Warriors advanced to the championship game of the 2015 National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Softball National Championship Saturday, May 16, before falling to Kankakee Community College 5-1.

WinstonStrong seeking funds to continue rebuild efforts

From staff reports WinstonStrong continued its role in providing housing recently with the placing of Katrina cottages in the county. The group placed two Katrina style cottages on properties and helped two more families move into their homes. The group…

McBrayer named Distinguished Civilian of the Year

From press reports Mr. Homer G. McBrayer began his federal career as a Junior Engineer in the Mobile District in 1962 after receiving his degree in Civil Engineering from Mississippi State University. In 1974, he came to the Savannah District…

Traipsin’ Down South – 05/20/15

Lynn Cunningham provides a view from the community Christmas in the Quarter Spending Christmas holidays in New Orleans can be a special treat due to reduced crowds, very little sultry weather, and heavenly music at St. Louis Cathedral on Christmas…

Scholarship earned

Andrew Woodruff senior at Winston Academy and son of Mark and Callie Woodruff was recently awarded an $88,000 in the field of Education which includes a study abroad and technology. Andrew plans to major in Math and minor in physical education.

Some nicknames are most definitely earned

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Obviously, I carry the moniker Old Sports Dude for a reason. As I was covering the press conference for the upcoming MHSAA State Baseball Championships Monday morning in Pearl I had several revelations. Each…

Kemper visitors

CAREER & TECHNICAL STUDENTS—Students from the John C. Stennis Vocational Complex-Kemper County were allowed on May 8th an opportunity to take a field trip to Lake Tiak-O’Khata in Louisville, enjoy a relaxed lunch, play a few games of basketball and…