Up a tree


Elmetra Patterson picking Collard greens in Oakland, CA

She wanted to share with the readers that during the holiday, she spent 3 weeks in Bay Area, California with her 2 sons, 6 sisters and numerous friends.… Read more

WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate home


By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The community-based recovery fund “Winston Strong” in conjunction with Mennonite Disaster Services have completed another home as the two organizations continue to rebuild Winston County one home at a time.

A home dedication … Read more

Local Students Visit the MS State Capitol

WinstonAcademy visit

JACKSON, Miss.—Today, students from Winston Academy visited the MS State Capitol and their local legislators. Picture on the front row, center, are Sen. Giles Ward (left, R-Louisville) and Rep. Joey Hood (right, R-Ackerman).… Read more

‘Acting Up’

Winston Academy Survey of Arts students who are studying theater with Mary Snow recently presented a portion of the Broadway production of “All I Really Need to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten” by RobertFulgham as well as created, wrote and … Read more

Stone selected for a National Softball team


Emaree (Haggard) Stone has been selected for the Softball Factory Under Armour National Team. She is 15 years old in the 10th grade at Louisville High School.

Emaree was nominated by her fast pitch softball coach, Kylie Ming, to attend … Read more

Pet of week – 02/04/15


Misty is a spayed border collie mix, and she is available for adoption at Louisville Animal Control.  She is good with the other dogs in the shelter.  Misty’s adoption fee is $20. … Read more

House members busy in committees

Local Officials Visit MS State Capitol
JACKSON, Miss.—Winston County Emergency Management Director Buddy King and former Winston County Tax Assessor/Collector Brenda Miles visited with legislators last week to show their appreciation for service.
Photo (L-R): Rep. Michael T. Evans (D-Preston), Buddy King, Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman), and Brenda Miles.

In anticipation of the February 3 deadline to report general bills originating in the House out of committee, members were faced with a full week of committee work.

Winston County Medical Center
Due to the tornado damage that occurred to … Read more