News of the Past – 2/18/2015

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

100 Years Ago – February 19, 1915

MARRIAGES: Mr. Floyd Clark and Miss Gertrude Hudson were married at the … Read more

EMCC schedules football tryouts for Feb. 25

.From School reports

SCOOBA – Three-time NJCAA Champion East Mississippi Community College will conduct open football tryouts for high school seniors on Wednesday, Feb. 25 on the Scooba campus.

Special teams registration for kickers, punters and snappers will begin at … Read more

Crop insurance deadline nears

From press reports

The USDA’s Risk Management Agency reminds Mississippi farmers that the final dates to apply for crop insurance on most insurable spring crops are fast approaching.

Crop insurance provides protection against crop production losses due to natural perils … Read more

Memories of our County – 2/18/2015

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Grandmothers
God blessed me with one grandmother,  my Daddy’s mother. We called her ‘Granny.’ My mother’s mother died before I was born so I never got to know her. … Read more