Category: News

Calendar of Events – 04/20/2016

Log-A-Load Auction
April 23
MS Loggers Association Central District will host an auction to benefit Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital April 23 at 6 p.m. at Mar Hills VFD at the Intersection of RD 397 & Mars Hill Rd. … Read more

North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
The Winona Times

In Spring 2017, the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery will open–one of 268 national and state veteran cemeteries nationwide.

“It’s a huge deal,” said cemetery director Mark Lawson.  “In the grand scheme of … Read more

St. Jude Trike-A-Thon set

The campaign for St. Jude will begin on April 18-April 29. A Trike-A-then event benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will climax on April 29 at Ivy Coliseum. Everyone is encouraged to participate.

By participating in or attending the event, … Read more

East Mississippi Job Fair returns to EMCC April 28

MAYHEW – Job-seekers are polishing their resumes as they prepare to meet a regional gathering of potential employers at the annual East Mississippi Job Fair, coming April 28 to East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus.… Read more

News of the Past – 04/20/2016

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

100 Years Ago – April 21, 1916

LOUISVILLE: Charlie Rylie left Saturday for Memphis, where he has accepted a … Read more

ECCC hosts second annual High School All-Star Basketball Games

East Central Community College hosted the second annual East Central Mississippi High School All-Star Basketball Games Thursday, April 14, in the Brackeen-Wood Gym on the Decatur campus.

Participants were divided into North and South teams, based on the location of … Read more

ECCC Warriors climb to second in MACJC baseball standings

From school reports

The No. 20 nationally ranked East Central Community College baseball team moved up to No. 2 in the MACJC conference standings with its sweep over Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville on Saturday.

East Central won game … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 04/20/2016

The Big Problem Of Poverty In Winston County:  Especially Among Our Women & Children

According to the most current U.S. Census demographic statistics published in the 2014 “American Community Survey’s 5-Year Estimates”, 46.8% or almost one half of Winston County’s … Read more

April 25-30 National Money Smart Week

April 25-30 is National Money Smart Week and Winston County Librarian Beth Edwards wants you to know that she will have lots of free money-smart information available to the public.

Brochures, documents and forms such as Make A Budget planning … Read more

Betheden working toward fire district and rating

The Winston County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday April 18, 2016 during its normal Board of Supervisors meeting to receive public comments on the creation of a Betheden Fire Grading District.… Read more