Voter registration deadline approaches

From Staff Reports

Saturday is the last day for unregistered voters in Winston County to qualify for voting in the August primary elections.

All Winston County offices will be closed Friday in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

The Democratic … Read more

Bluegrass event set for July 18

The Magnolia State Bluegrass Association’s Summer Show will be held on Saturday, July 18 at 1 PM until 9 PM at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman, MS. Featured Bluegrass bands include Magnolia Drive, The Russell Burton Family, … Read more

News of the Past – 07/01/15

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

100 Years Ago – July 2, 1915

LOUISVILLE: Dr. A. C. Cockrell left recently for Tocopola, where he has … Read more

Benefit event set for July 4 in Eupora

“Carnival for Carmen,” a benefit for the family of the late Carmen Smith, is scheduled for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 4 at Bright Ideas & Second Chances, 2768 W. Roane Ave. in Eupora.

Carmen died June 29 after sustaining severe … Read more

Sports schedules – 07/1/15

Prep Football
7 p.m. — New Hope at Louisville
7 p.m. — Union at Nanih Waiya
7 p.m. — Winona Christian at French Camp
7 p.m. — Vardaman at East Webster
7 p.m. — Strider at Kemper … Read more

ECCC to hold Fall Registration session July 9

New and transfer students who plan to attend the 2015 fall semester at East Central Community College and have not registered for classes are encouraged to attend the next registration session on Thursday, July 9, on the Decatur campus.

Prior … Read more

Letters to the editor – 07/01/15

Dear National Media,
You are currently committing character assassination against my home state. Watering down our culture to the abolishment or continuation of a flag. Ignoring our beauty and resilience by honing in on the ugliness of our past. Rather … Read more