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…

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,

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 located…

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…

Sports schedules – 07/1/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 21 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…

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…