Taylor Group promotes Lowery to Corporate Position

From press reports

The Taylor Group, Inc., the holding company of Taylor Machine Works, Inc, Sudden Service, Inc, Taylor Power Systems, Inc., Taylor Holding, Inc. and Taylor Leasing, has named Robert Lowery as Director of IT.

Lowery’s promotion to the … Read more

Hogue prepares for state DYW competition

From press reports

Madeline Hogue, Distinguished Young Woman of Winston County, will be one of 36 Mississippi high school seniors competing for more than $42,500 in college scholarships when the Distinguished Young Women Program of 2013 begins Thursday, July 19, … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – July 12, 1912 HIGHT: The young people of this community enjoyed an ice cream supper last Wednesday night at the home of Mr. L. L. Parks. – Misses Tannie May and Mary Ella Snow visited their … Read more

Sheriff’s office makes more arrest in the Henton murder

From staff and press reports

Two additional suspects have been arrested in a February 26, 2012 shooting at the Imperial Palace nightclub in Winston County.

Investigators of the Winston County Sheriff’s Department arrested Marvin Stingley of Sallis on a charge … Read more

King named new EMA Director

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

With the retirement of Clarence Kelley as Emergency Management Agency Director, Winston County is excited to bring in William T. “Buddy” King to replace him in this position.

King is looking forward to … Read more

Law enforcement gears up for 4th

From press and staff reports

For the July 4th holiday period the Mississippi Highway Patrol will have an additional 80 troopers on the roads to encourage motorists to abide by the rules of the road.

Local Winston County Sheriff’s Department … Read more

Burn ban in place to promote a safe holiday

From staff reports

A no-burn order has been issued for Winston County and is in effect until July 13.

Open burning, as well as the use of fireworks, is prohibited under the order. The order was issued by the Winston … Read more

Library continues summer fun

From press reports

The 5th – 11th graders Boys and Girls Club visited the Winston County Library.

They learned about getting a library card and the many free services available at the library. They learned about using the Magnolia Database … Read more