Governor Bryant names new MEMA Director

Gov. Phil Bryant has named Col. Lee Smithson as incoming Executive Director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). Current MEMA Executive Director Robert Latham is retiring effective Jan. 31 and Col. Smithson will begin on Feb. 1. He is…

News of the Past – 12/23/2015

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – December 24 , 1915 LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Lee Blackwood on the 18th, a…