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AARP Tax Service AARP Tax Service will provide free help with taxes to people.  They will be at the Winston County Library every Wednesday from 9:00am – 2:00pm beginning Wednesday, February 8 – Wednesday, April 5.  They will also be…

Winston County Journal’s Profile 2017 upcoming

On March 29, the largest, most highly read editions of The Winston County Journal, The Webster Progress-Times, and The Choctaw Plaindealer will be published. Our aim is to make Profile 2017 bigger and better than ever before and an edition…

Read Across America to be celebrated

The Mississippi Association of Educators is looking forward to the many activities scheduled for March as students in public schools across the state celebrate Read Across America. Now in its 20th year, the reading celebration is linked to the works…

The Sunshine Boys to perform

The Sunshine Boys and their family are Thankful to theLord and Savior Jesus Christ for allowing them to once again have a chance to perform in the Exclesisa Extravaganza Showcase in West Memphis, AR on March 2-4. They will have…

March Quick Bites Programs offered

March winds bring April showers… And March is on the way with Quick Bites programs. Join us at your local extension office in March for these programs. Date: March 2, 2017 Title: Welcome Spring!!! Presenter: Lynette McDougald, Instructor, Plant and…

Mississippi State Hospital, Hudspeth Center honor Rep. Michael Evans

WHITFIELD– Supporters of Mississippi State Hospital and Hudspeth Regional Center recently hosted an appreciation luncheon for the state’s legislators at Galloway United Methodist Church in Jackson.   Rep. Michael. T. Evans, District 45, Kemper, Lauderdale, Neshoba and Winston Counties, was…

Library to host events

The Winston County Library will have award-winning author of Rivers and the The Hands of Strangers Michael Farris Smith on Tuesday, March 7 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Smith will be on hand in the Library meeting room. Smith’s…

Man charged with felony capital murder

From staff and press reports A Winston County man was formally arraigned and charged Feb. 22 inthe first murder in 2017 in Winston County. Kevin Ladexter Carter,43,  who is being held at the Winston/ Choctaw County Regional Correctional Facility is accused…

2018 Winston County DYW awarded

From press reports Winston Academy High School junior Anna Grace Boydstun will represent Winston County this summer in the state competition as she was named 2018 Distinguished Young Woman of Winston County during the program’s main event Saturday night. Boydstun…

ECCC Softball Sweeps Shelton in battle of nationally ranked teams

The East Central Community College Lady Warriors came from behind in both games of a doubleheader to sweep the Shelton State Community College Lady Buccaneers out of Tuscaloosa, Ala., in a battle of nationally ranked softball teams Saturday, Feb. 18,…