Category: News

Fire department volunteers provide invaluable service

By Mike Robertson Winston County Journal It goes without saying that the local fire department performs an invaluable service in protecting lives and property. And according to Louisville Fire Department Training Officer, Robert Hutto, they would not be able to…

Library concludes Summer Reading Program

For the Winston County Journal The final program of Winston County Public Library’s Summer Reading provided a fun time for all involved. Winston County Public Library would like to thank the parents and grandparents for sharing their children during the…

Woman with local ties honored in Greenville

Submitted Mississippi’s very own “Hope Guru” was honored in Greenville last week by having June 20, decreed by the city’s mayor, Errick D. Simmons, as “Germany Kent” Day. The ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Eta Theta Omega Chapter and Les…

MDWFP graduates eleven new conservation officers

JACKSON – Eleven newly sworn Conservation Officers will be patrolling areas of assignment across Mississippi this summer. Wednesday, June 28, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks held a graduation ceremony at Roosevelt State Park in Morton, honoring the…

Attends Boys States

Braxton Bane attended Mississippi American Legion Boys State 2017 which was held at the University of Mississippi. During his week, he learned about Government, Leadership, and Service.  Braxton is a senior at Winston Academy and the son of David and…

Vote for grant for Friends of Dean Park, Inc before July 7

By Elmetra Patterson The Friends of Dean Park, Inc. (FODP) have applied for a $15,000 grant to extend its gardening program in the Center Ridge Community on the 3 1/2 acres land that is adjacent to Dean Park. The first…

Winston County Master Gardeners Yard of the Month for July

Submitted by Johnna Williamson Driving down Ball Drive is always a treat especially during the spring and summer months. Every yard is well kept and beautifully landscaped. The Yard of the Month for July is located at 364 Ball Drive…

Earn Recognition

East Central Community College Career & Technical students Cauley Mayo (right) of Louin and Jacob Perry of Louisville were among the top participants in the nation during the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Competition held June 19-23, 2017,…

GCS Luncheon

Aline Haynes hosted an annual graduation lunch for the 2017 Grace Christian School graduates at South Louisville Baptist at the end of April. All 11 graduates and their parents were invited. Two speakers where on hand to help inspire the…