News of the Past – 04/13/2016

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

100 Years Ago – April 14, 1916

The Old Fiddlers’ Contest held at the school hall last Friday, to … Read more

ECCC SkillsUSA participants win

During the 2015-16 Mississippi SkillsUSA Competition, East Central Community College students captured top awards in 15 areas of competition. All first place winners advance to the SkillsUSA National Conference in Louisville, Ky., this summer.… Read more

NW Honor Roll

Nanih Waiya Attendance Center Honor Roll 3rd Six Weeks
K5: Special Distinction – Logan Cockrell, Artizia Culberson, Joy Paige Eaves, Zoey Ewing, Vanessa Fulton, Tramiya Grant, Kali Rae Johns, Hailey Kemp, Khloe Little, Kayten Miles, Aubrey Miller, Brody Ming, Faith … Read more

Unemployment rate falls as jobs grow

Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 6.5 percent in February, a decrease of two-tenths of a percentage point from the January rate of 6.7 percent.

As the unemployment rate fell, the number of people working in Mississippi climbed for … Read more