Category: News

ECCC Men’s Tennis upsets No. 15 Marion Military Institute

The East Central Community College men’s tennis team opened its 2017 season with a convincing 6-3 upset over No. 15 nationally ranked Marion Military Institute in a match played Friday, Feb. 3, in Marion, Ala. “This was a great effort,…

Celebrating 100 years

It only happens once and very few people will ever live to see it: A Winston County woman celebrated 100 years on Feb. 2. Mrs. Donie Whitehead of Louisville recently celebrated her 100th birthday on February 2 at the Winston…

Rep. Hood gives update on the legislature

Committee meetings to discuss House bills wrapped up on Tuesday, and the House convened as a whole Wednesday through Friday to discuss the legislation that made it to the calendar. A number of noncontroversial bills passed through the House this…

History Helpers

The Winston County Genealogical and Historical Society recently presented the Winston County Library with an updated cemetery book. This book is an updated edition of Louis Taunton’s Cemetery book which stopped in 1993. This updated version contains all deaths from…

Local student wins DAR poster contest

From press and staff reports The mission of the Daughters of the American Revolution is to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism. In keeping with this ideal, the Nanih Waiya DAR sponsored a Constitution Week Poster Contest Sept. 17-23. The…

Tree giveaway set for Louisville Feb. 24

The opportunity to get a free tree sapling and some advice on planting will return with this year to Winston County. A Tree Giveaway will be held as part of the Community Tree Recovery Campaign with the Mississippi forestry commission…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 02/01/2017

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

Mississippi State University announces Fall 2016 Graduation, President’s and Dean’s Lists

Mississippi State University GRADUATION List for the 2016 fall term for your county. Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific levels of recognition…

Youth hunting opportunity at Noxubee Refuge

From special reports The Mississippi Wildlife Federation and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks are currently taking applications for a youth squirrel hunt to be held at Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge on Feb. 11. The hunt targets youths…