News of the Past – 9/3/14

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

100 Years Ago –September 4, 1914
LOUISVILLE: Miss Susie Lyons will begin her Kindergarten school at the Masonic hall … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Annette Marie Avara Shotts

Louisville, MS

Mrs. Annette Marie Avara Shotts, 85, died Monday, August 25, 2014, at her son’s home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, August 27th, at First Baptist Church, with Rev. Rob Paul officiating. … Read more

Obituaries – 9/3/14

Mr. Wendell Duane Hunt
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Funeral services for Mr. Wendell Duane Hunt,47, were held at 11 a.m., August 30, 2014 at Concord Baptist Church near Ackerman. Rev. Roger Griffith and Allen Baswell officiated. Burial followed in Concord … Read more

Memories of our county

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Selling  Grit
We were allowed to make a little extra money of our own from time to time if the opportunity arose. We scrapped cotton in the fields after … Read more