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 – June 19, 1914

FRONT PAGE: The Board of Supervisors at the last meeting exchanged a small … Read more

Camp for aspiring sports writers set for July 26

From staff reports

Those interested in learning to write sports for a hobby or profession or how to have their sports photographs published are invited to take part in a sports writing/sports photography camp that will be held at three … Read more

Louisville Community ‘Road to Life 6’ Blood Drive set

Life is a journey fraught with detours and roadblocks like illnesses and injuries. Sometimes they become life-threatening – they turn into more than a bump in the road. Blood donors don’t take these “road hazards” away, they just make navigating … Read more

School petition will allow support of public schools

From press & staff reports

As with many schools districts in Mississippi which have smaller towns and schools, funding is always an uphill battle. To offset funding costs, a law was created.
The Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) is a … Read more

Mississippi Senators praised for efforts to help sportsmen

U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, both avid outdoor enthusiasts and long-time members of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus, are co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation that bundles an assortment of bills to increase opportunities for hunting, fishing, shooting sports and other forms … Read more