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 – December 19, 1913 LOUISVILLE: Rev. J. J. Smiley and family arrived here this week and are heartily…

Winston Garden Club meets

SUBMITTED BY SHEILA HICKMAN   The December meeting of the Winston Garden Club was held on December 10 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. Sherry Flake served as the hostess for the evening. Sherry provided Christmas decorations on each table, dessert and…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, DEC. 20 Prep Basketball TBA — Sumter Central Tournament (Kemper County entered) 6 p.m. — Noxapater at Eupora 6 p.m. — Louisville at West Point 6 p.m. — Choctaw County at East Webster Men’s College Basketball British Virgin Islands…

WA vandals

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   In a packed courtroom, the two defendants entered in orange jumpsuits far from the school uniforms they once donned. Hunter Glass, 19, and Vernon Brown, 20, had pleaded guilty earlier in the…

Lady Patriots run winning steak to six games

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Winston Academy girls basketball team swept through three more games last week to run their record to 13-4 on the season and extend their winning streak to six games. The Lady…