Local businesses sought for major transmission project

From Press & Staff Reports   The second of two vendor recruitment fairs is today for the Southern Cross Transmission line, a project proposing the construction of an approximately 400-mile, 500-kV direct current transmission line across Mississippi. Facilities would be built over…

Obituaries

Linda Ann Childress Crowe October 16, 2016 Funeral services for Linda Ann Childress Crowe, 71, were held at South Union Methodist Church near Ackerman Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Rev. Kevin Yearber officiated. A native of Choctaw County, Mrs. Crowe was…

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 – October 27, 1916 LOUISVILLE: Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Woodward and little daughter, who have been…

Easy cooking tips for herbs

Written by Dr. Lelia Kelly, Horticulture Specialist Submitted by Juli Hughes Mississippi State University Extension – Choctaw County Growing culinary herbs is easy. Right now, you can harvest armloads of basil, mint, and chives to name just a few. You…

ECCC announces new student recruiting team

East Central Community College in Decatur is making it easier than ever for prospective students to enroll in classes, as members of a new student recruiting team will be visiting high schools throughout the district this fall and spring. The…

Friends of Legion State Park making a difference

From press reports   Since 2004, an organization made-up strictly of volunteers has been instrumental in preserving and improving the facilities of Winston County’s treasured Legion State Park. Aptly named “Friends of Legion State Park,” the group meets regularly and…