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 1, 1916

LOUISVILLE: W. P. Fulton sent us a few days ago the largest fig … Read more

Camp Good News set to begin July 11

Camp Good News, a ministry of Child Evangelism Fellowship of MS, is a one week day-camp for children ages 6 – 12 years of age. It will be held at Eiland Middle School from 8 am – 4:30 beginning on … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors

Carolyn Mills, Provides a weekly view from the community.

In the last column submitted to the Winston County Journal, it was stated that probably nothing much would be forth coming as this writer would not be out and about much … 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

Have you eaten your microbes today?

Human cultures around the globe historically fermented their foods as a means of preservation. We unknowingly removed a vitally important source of beneficial enzymes, nutrients and microbes from our diets when this traditional process was changed over time by canning … Read more

Mrs. Annie Lue “Ann” Vernon Van Devender

Memorial services for Annie Lue “Ann” Vernon Van Devender were held on Sunday, June 26, at 3:00 p.m. at Porter Funeral Home with Reverend Ray Luke, Reverend Chris Gully, and Reverend Gerald Butler officiating.  Interment was in Vernon Baptist Church … Read more