A look at the History of Black History Month

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson When he conceived of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915, Carter G. Woodson believed that publishing scientific history about the black race would produce facts that would prove to the…

Tree giveaway set for Louisville Feb. 24

The opportunity to get a free tree sapling and some advice on planting will return with this year to Winston County. A Tree Giveaway will be held as part of the Community Tree Recovery Campaign with the Mississippi forestry commission…

ICC names 2017 orientation leaders including local

Several area residents have been selected as 2017 orientation leaders at Itawamba Community College.     They include Abby Cantrell, Adrian Moffett, Hayden Plunkett, Hunter Holley, all of Amory; Spencer Payne, Laken Jones, Taylor Kelley, all of Belden; Alayna Hitt of Blue…

Todd Pernell recognized

On October 26 Kemper-Neshoba Regional Correctional Facility in Dealb, hosted its first GED Graduation Ceremony in recognition of the students who received their high school equivalency through the KNRCF GED Program. A total of 5 offenders took the GED test…

Polk to headline Winston’s First Pitch banquet

By Rocky HIgginbotham Winston County Journal Winston Academy’s baseball program will hold its first-ever “First Pitch Banquet” next week, and organizers went all out to ensure the first would be a big success. Legendary college baseball coach Ron Polk, synonymous…