News of the Past – 05/13/15

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

100 Years Ago – May 12, 1915

FRONT PAGE: Present Marshal J. O. Tabor was defeated by 9 votes … Read more

Juneteenth Day History Celebration set for June 6, 2015

From press reports

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas. … Read more

Let’s Be Neighbors – 05/13/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Billy Catt and Julie Mills pulled their camper to Tupelo last weekend and attended the Blue Suede Car Show.

Danny, Gidget, and Landon Mills spent last Saturday in Columbus enjoying … Read more