Memories of our county – Hog Killing Day

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

We looked forward from one year to the next, anticipating ‘hog killing’ day. We watched the weather religiously. The weather had to be just right and the cold spell … Read more

The Day the Yankees came to town: 1863

By Frances King Woodruff
Winston Guards 2643
Louisville, Mississippi

Winston County and its county seat of Louisville had sent away her husbands and sons to fight in the War Between the States at Shiloh, in Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee and at … Read more

Lives spared; homes not

By Hanna McCain
The Winston County Journal

Winston County was hit hard Monday afternoon when tornadoes and storms touched down and obliterated the parts of the county.  Winston Medical Center, Natron Wood Products (the old Georgia Pacific building), and about … Read more

Rescue and recovery efforts still underway

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Winston County residents are in a state of shock as they try to recover from a storm system that created deadly tornadoes that killed at least 9 persons, damaged and destroyed homes, businesses, … Read more