News of the Past

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

100 Years Ago – January 2, 1914

WEDDINGS: Mr. Richard McCool of Attala county and Miss Bettie Fulton were married … Read more

Calendar of Events

111th Anniversary to be held Jan. 5

Pastor Anthony Thames and the Oak Grove #2 Baptist Church family will be celebrating 111 year church anniversary January 5 at 3 p.m.  The guest speaker will be Rev. Scotty Dailey and church … Read more

Winston Academy set to play in Kirk Invitational

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Winston Academy boys and girls basketball teams are set to play three games each in the Kirk Invitational Tournament being played in Grenada this Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Action for the … Read more

Yokohama job-seekers pack the auditorium at EMCC

Almost 1,000 people showed up at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus Saturday for information sessions about how to submit successful job applications to Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi (YTMM).

Yokohama officials announced the selection of West Point as the … Read more

Prison time can be counterproductive for many

Opinion

Last week, a legislative task force released a number of recommendations designed to be smarter about how Mississippi punishes adult offenders.

With an incarceration rate that is more than 70 percent higher than the national average, it’s clear that … Read more

Circuit clerk preparing to issue voter ID cards

From staff reports

 

The Winston County circuit clerk’s office is preparing to issue identification cards to voters who lack proper ID.

“Anyone with proper identification will be able to vote with ease and will not need this card,” said … Read more