Winston County Librarian Andrea McHenry (in back, standing, with striped sweater) hosted a Christmas Story Hour at the library last week. … Read more
By Linda Breazeale
MSU Extension Service
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Spared from bird flu outbreaks in 2015, Mississippi’s poultry industry benefitted significantly from higher egg prices but still felt the pinch from export declines.
Preliminary estimates indicate a 3.4 percent increase … Read more
By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal
SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process.
That … Read more
Kwanzaa a week-long African Inspired Celebration beginning December 26 – January 1 promotes self-esteem, hope, pride and dignity. It was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga who delivers a yearly message that is related to the theme yearly which … Read more
From school reports
STARKVILLE – Following a career-high 20 points against Northern Colorado that propelled Mississippi State to its second-consecutive win, heralded guard Malik Newman has been tabbed the SEC’s Freshman of the Week.
It’s the third league honor for … Read more
Trump, Hitler comparison ridiculous, stupid
I think that the opinion photos equating Donald Trump as a fascist like Adolf Hitler is both way beyond politics and in fact just repulsive. Adolf Hitler was responsible for the deaths of around 50 … Read more
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 31, 1915
This edition was not available for review.
75 Years Ago – December 27, … Read more
Registration activities are scheduled Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, for new and transfer students planning to attend spring classes at East Central Community College in Decatur.… Read more
The world of health care today can be a complicated place. A different physician for different conditions, multiple medications and appointments to keep can come together to form a potential monster of a schedule to manage. Through all this it … Read more
Can you believe that the earth has made a full circle around the sun and is ready to begin another turn? If you’re like me, there’s been a lot of water gone under the bridge in 2015. Some good things, … Read more