Category: News

Three juveniles sought for robbery with a weapon

From press reports

The Winston County Sheriff’s Department is currently searching for three suspects in a strong arm robbery that occurred at 7:15 p.m., July 7 on Young’s’ Crossing Road near the intersection with Hwy 15. It is believed that … 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

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 – July 13, 1916

The three men involved in the murder of Miss Mary Miller of Plattsburg … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors

Carolyn Mills, Provides a weekly view from the community.

Hope all of you readers of this column enjoyed a great 4th of July and the long weekend holiday.

On 2nd Sunday a combined worship service for churches on West Louisville … Read more

Easy Casseroles & Crispy Bars from Brock

Two of my favorite casseroles are printed for you this week. I hope you enjoy them. I have also printed you a favorite dessert of mine called Brock’s Caramel Crispies. These casseroles are so easy to prepare ahead of time, … Read more

Reed Brothers recognized at Akademia Music Awards

From press and staff reports

The Reed Brothers of Louisville continue to find success as the group were recognized for their gospel music excellence with another award.

The group has been very busy receiving accolades for their hard work and … Read more

Library to host upcoming programs

From press & staff reports

The Winston County Library will soon host two “terrific” programs that will both entertain and inform children before they head back to another school year.

The library will host two programs July 20 from 2-3 … Read more

Judge Mitchell to speak to Republican Women meeting

From press & staff reports

The Winston County Republican Women are looking forward to their next meeting, as Circuit Court Judge George Mitchell will speak to the group on Monday, July 18th, at noon at Lake Tiak O’Khata.

Judge Mitchell … Read more

In the Garden

Nanih Waiya resident Sam Patch has been displaying his “green thumb” when he brought enormous tomatoes he grew to the Winston County Journal office. Patch’s five tomatoes weigh an amazing three pounds each, and were grown in the Nanih Waiya … Read more

Local ICC Student-Athletes earn MACJC Academic All-State honors

From press reports

Itawamba Community College continues to be recognized for outstanding academics as 41 student-athletes earned Mississippi Association of Junior and Community Colleges (MACJC) Academic All-State honors on Wednesday. Of the 41 Indians named to the Academic All-State list, … Read more