Local among Outstanding students

Photo: left to right,
Gary Beeland, MCEF, Central Mississippi Director, Stephen Murphy, instructor, Pearl/Rankin CTC; Trey Culpepper, instructor, Kosciusko-Attala CTC; Caleb Self, welding, Kosciusko-Attala Career and Tech Center; Cody Courtney, building trades, Pearl/Rankin Career and Tech Center; Ryan Love, carpentry, Leake County Career Technical Center, Brady Burchfield, welding, Winston-Louisville Career and Tech Center; Shane McDaniel, instructor, Winston-Louisville Career and Tech Center; Hayden Craft, metal fabrication, Simpson County Technical Center; Kirk Sullivan, instructor, Simpson County Technical Center. Not pictured: Andrew (Drew) Pankratz, Construction Trades (carpentry) Smith County Career Center.

Outstanding Voc-Tech Students Honored

Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF) and the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) recently honored the 23 outstanding students enrolled in the “School to Work” construction and manufacturing courses in the 18 high schools in Mississippi. These … Read more

Louisville resident arrested for medicaid fraud


A Louisville woman is facing charges for filing false claims to her former employer, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.

Labeatris Estes, 31, was arrested June 9 by the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office Medicaid Fraud Control Unit following her recent … Read more

Cakes, pies and soft biscuits—Southern Style

“Syrup and Biscuits”, a Facebook cooking place, is about the kindness in people, food and memories of growing up in the south. You will find recipes and food related stories about Southern food culture and history. The owner and sweet … Read more

News of the Past – 06/17/15

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

100 Years Ago – June 18, 1915

LOUISVILLE: John Jacks, one of the expert gardeners of our town, brought … Read more

Circuit court judgements for May released

From staff reports

The Circuit Court of Winston County completed the April/May Court calendar with multiple sentences handed down in various cases.

The cases handled in the term were:
•Marvin Dash was charged with the felony crime of murder. The … Read more

Memories of our county – 06/17/15

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

The Music
I saw a post on Facebook recently asking if anyone remembered the combination of ‘a RC Cola and a Moon Pie’. Such a flood of memories that … Read more

Ole Miss hoops star Moody undergoes surgery

From school reports

OXFORD — Ole Miss rising senior guard Stefan Moody will be sidelined for 8-12 weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left tibia, head coach Andy Kennedy announced Monday.

The tibial stress fracture … Read more