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…

Marriage for all and all for marriage

Editorial by Jack Ryan Enterprise McComb Journal There is already plenty of criticism of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that legalized gay marriage across the country. By a 5-4 vote, the justices said the definition of liberty includes marrying any…

Memories of our county

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. Canning Vegetables I remember the first freezer we ever had. Today, freezers are packed from one year to the next. Folks throw food away in the spring every year…