Category: News

Winston County Master Gardeners select Yard of the Month for May

Summer will soon arrive in Winston County and the temperature will be climbing, but this month’s Yard of the Month is a shady oasis.  LaVonne Butt’s home, located at 303 Ackerman Street, boasts a back yard that invites family and … Read more

Stewart joins WMC staff

Hannah Stewart recently joined the staff of Winston Medical Center. Hannah will be caring for patients at Winston Medical Clinic.

Hannah is a certified nurse practitioner licensed through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She attended Mississippi State University prior to … Read more

Southern Miss awards degrees at spring 2016 Commencements

The University of Southern Mississippi held spring commencement exercises May 13 and 14 on its Hattiesburg campus and the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, respectively.

Southern Miss President Rodney D. Bennett conferred undergraduate, graduate and specialist’s degrees at each ceremony. … Read more

EMCC counselor helps youth get back on ‘right track’  

MAYHEW – East Mississippi Community College Counseling to Career (C2C) Counselor Yulanda Haddix has spent decades working with at-risk youths. Her efforts were recognized when she became one of five finalists in North Mississippi nominated for the 2016 Jefferson Awards … Read more

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – May 19, 1916

[This edition was not available for review on microfilm.] 75 Years Ago – … Read more

T&C hosts tree planting for Arbor Day

Arbor Day Tree Planting 2016_04_A

Town & Country Garden Club members with Andrika Johnson and David Crowson as representitve of Winston Strong

The Town & Country Garden Club held an Arbor Day program on April 29, 2016 at the new home of Andrika Johnson on … Read more

McMullan recognized

From press reports

Nanih Waiya Attendance Center is proud to announce the upcoming recognition of one of its students on a statewide stage.

Student Kenley McMullan was recently selected as one of six “Entergy Bright Future Award Winners” to be … Read more

3 Supper Favorites from Brock: Super Suppers

Ballgames, ballgames, ballgames. School is almost over. Summer heat. Hot, sweaty kids in and out of your house can get old very fast. The enjoyment of carrying the kiddies everywhere can be fun but can take its toll on the … Read more

Winston Guards hold May meeting

The Winston Guards 2643 UDC of Louisville held their last meeting of the 2015-2016 year at Lake Tiak O’Khata on May 2.

Following the meal, we had our business meeting. Since our scheduled speaker was unable to be with us, … Read more