Category: News

Samuel E. and Lettie Long Hames/Haimes family reunion

The annual Samuel E. and Lettie Long Hames/Haimes family reunion is to be held on Saturday, August 27, 2016 in the recreation hall of Gum Branch Baptist Church. From Louisville take the highway 25 bypass toward Starkville, take a left … Read more

Believe there is good in the world


Jesus said THREE times, “If you love me, feed my sheep.” John 21

Backpacks of Hope is an ecumenical effort to ensure that none of our kids go hungry in Winston County.

Last school year, dedicated people from First … Read more

The Family Center to host an event

The Family Center Staff are looking forward to serving you in the 2016-2017 school year.

We are off to a GREAT START! Our first special event will be our “Attendance Workshop,” which will be held on September 8 at the … Read more

Jail Docket

Editor’s note: Unless otherwise noted or not applicable, defendants listed in this report have only been charged with the offenses listed and have not been convicted in court. The information contained herein is derived from public records. Persons are innocent … Read more

Sups approve fire-grading district in county

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors approved the creation of the Betheden Fire Grading District during its August 15 meeting held at the Winston County Courthouse.

The board held a public hearing during … Read more

Calendar of Events


Hopewell United Methodist Church Revival will be held on Sunday, August 28th at 6 p.m. and Monday, August 29 through Wednesday, August 31st at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker will be Rev. Rochell Ashford Minor from Liberty United … Read more

Nutrition, training work hand-in-hand for athletes

By Michaela Parker
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Student athletes will be returning not only to the classroom soon, but also to after-school practice and games.

Research shows that around 70 percent of children participate in organized sports. In … Read more

Reed Brothers claim top honors at National Gospel Music Awards

The music of the Reed Brothers has been described as “gospel music with a country flair.” The four brothers, Jeff, Ray, Boo and Nick Reed, along with Raymond Miller make up the ministry which was formed around the mandate of … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors

Carolyn Mills

Provides a weekly view from the community.

Several bits of news that I have not reported will be in this column. The civic clubs to which I belong will be starting up in September and hopefully, I will … Read more