Home dedication held by Samaritan’s Purse

Rogers and friends look over a collage of photos of the Samaritan’s Purse volunteers building the house.

From press and staff reports

Samaritan’s Purse held a home dedication for Mary Rogers,83, on Wednesday, July 29 on Plattsburg Road in Noxapater.

Hubert Yates, Samaritan’s Purse coordinator and formerly of Winston Strong, began the program with a welcome, opening … Read more

County agrees to keep MDOC inmates without payment

From press & staff reports

Over 16 counties have agreed to continue using state inmates in a work program without reimbursement from the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

The department plans to phase out the current Joint State County Work Program … Read more

At the polls

Poll workers help voters at the Republican and Democrat tables. Persons had to pick a Democrat or Republican ballot on Tuesday.

The Winston County Journal recently took a poll to see who readers thought would win in the August 4 Primaries.… Read more

A First Lady (of Mississippi) and Remembrances


Submitted by Lynne Cunningham

Being well known to many of us as the governor’s wife, Elise Winter has served the public in ways other than being First Lady of the Governor’s Mansion when her husband, the Honorable William Winter, was … Read more

Library interns


002Chiquita Carter (left) completed 120 hours of volunteer work at  the Winston County Library during the month of July.  Ms. Carter is completing in intenrship in Library Media at the University of West Alabama.… Read more