Category: News

Traipsin’ Round Town

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

New Philly Firefighters

Firefighters Gregory T. McBeath and Chance Smart of the Philadelphia Fire Department graduated April 9, 2015 from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter I-II course held at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson, MS.This intense seven week…

Added to PTK

The above East Central Community College students from Winston County were recently inducted into Theta Xi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges. Mississippi’s Third Congressional District Rep. Greg Harper served as guest speaker for…

Watkins retiring after 42 years with the “Big Red” Team

From press reports Dean Watkins, Manager of Human Resources of Taylor Machine Works, recently retired after 42 years of service with the company. She began in this position as Manager of HR in 1990, after serving as Personal Administrative Assistant…

ECCC science

Winston Academy Students Visit ECCC Science Division Students enrolled in chemistry II at Winston Academy in Louisville recently visited the science division at East Central Community College in Decatur. The students received a tour of the college’s two most up-to-date…

Edmonson promoted

Greg McKee, President and CEO of the Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, recently announced the promotion of Rhonda Edmonson to Assistant Vice President and Branch Operations Officer at the bank’s Starkville branch.

News of the Past – 04/22/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – April 23, 1915 It was reliably reported last evening that a huge black bear was seen…

Louisville Fortnightly Club holds monthly meeting

Submitted April 9 was a beautiful spring day for the meeting of the Louisville Fortnightly Club. Members and guests gathered in the Lake Tiak O’ Khata room around tables covered in colorful linens and centerpieces of china pocketbooks filled with…

Nanih Waiya’s Kite qualifies for state tournament

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya High School’s Jake Kight fired a 77 in the Region 3-1A Golf Tournament played at Louisville Country Club on Monday to qualify for the MHSAA Class 1A State Tournament that will be…