Category: News

Polk to headline Winston’s First Pitch banquet

By Rocky HIgginbotham Winston County Journal Winston Academy’s baseball program will hold its first-ever “First Pitch Banquet” next week, and organizers went all out to ensure the first would be a big success. Legendary college baseball coach Ron Polk, synonymous…

The Mississippi Heritage Trust holding celebration this week at MUW

The Mississippi Heritage Trust (MHT), the state-wide non-profit for historic preservation, will hold a media professionals day attend the announcement and celebration activities recognizing its 25th anniversary on the campus of Mississippi University of Women (MUW), Columbus. The press conference…

Hood gives update on House of Reps

The House met as a whole throughout the week to discuss bills that made it out of committees and onto the calendar. Thursday, Feb. 9, was the deadline for representatives to discuss House Bills. Any bills that were not discussed…

Woman dies in car accident

From press reports An  woman was killed in a single-vehicle wreck in Winston County Feb. 13 around 8:30 p.m, according to Winston County Sheriff’s Department . Gurthie Easley, 68, was driving a Dodge Ram Truck. Her and the vehicle left…

Supervisors among those discussing road and bridge funding

From press and staff reports The Winston County Supervisors were among those discussing the funding of roads and bridges in its Feb. 6 regular meeting. County Engineer Jimmy Kmep noted the importance of the road and bridge funds and outlined…

Man on the run after first murder of 2017

From staff and press reports Winston County deputies continue searching for homicide suspect Kevin Ladexter Carter a 43-year-old black male who is considered armed and dangerous. The Winston County Sheriff’s office and Crimestoppers are offering a $1,000 for information leading…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 02/08/2017

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

Calendar of Events

Fundraiser set The Culinary Arts Class of the Winston/Louisville Career and Technology Center will be hosting a fundraiser from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, February 10 at the Family Life Center at South Louisville Baptist Church.  All proceeds go to…

‘The Secrets of Orion’ discussed at Rainwater Observatory

Submitted by Edwin Faughn Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “The Secrets of Orion!” Edwin Faughn, managing director of Rainwater Observatory, will present this presentation on Friday, February 10,…