Obituary – Lorena Johnson Fortenberry

Funeral services for Ms. Lorena Johnson Fortenberry were held at 10 AM Saturday, March 15, 2014 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Tommy Miles and Rev. John Stephens officiating. Interment was… Read more

NWS seeks local precipitation observers

From Press Reports

The National Weather Service’s Jackson Weather Forecast Office is looking for volunteers in Winston County to join the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow network.

Volunteers would… Read more

News of the Past

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

100 Years Ago – March 20, 1914

LOUISVILLE: The residence of J. E. Tussy was destroyed by fire about midnight … Read more

Winston County native leads UK to NCAA tourney

From school reports

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 10/11 University of Kentucky women’s basketball team earned its school-record fifth straight bid to the NCAA Tournament, and 11th overall, with a No. 3 seed in the … Read more

District 35 representative Hood provides weekly update

District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

House members faced another major deadline this week as they continued to address Senate bills on the House floor. By Wednesday, House members neededto address all general, nonrevenue bills received from the Senate. If … Read more