Category: News

East Mississippi Job Fair returns to EMCC April 28

MAYHEW – Job-seekers are polishing their resumes as they prepare to meet a regional gathering of potential employers at the annual East Mississippi Job Fair, coming April 28 to East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus.

News of the Past – 04/20/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – April 21, 1916 LOUISVILLE: Charlie Rylie left Saturday for Memphis, where he has accepted a position.…

ECCC hosts second annual High School All-Star Basketball Games

East Central Community College hosted the second annual East Central Mississippi High School All-Star Basketball Games Thursday, April 14, in the Brackeen-Wood Gym on the Decatur campus. Participants were divided into North and South teams, based on the location of…

ECCC Warriors climb to second in MACJC baseball standings

From school reports The No. 20 nationally ranked East Central Community College baseball team moved up to No. 2 in the MACJC conference standings with its sweep over Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville on Saturday. East Central won game…

Letters to the Editor – 04/20/2016

The Big Problem Of Poverty In Winston County:  Especially Among Our Women & Children According to the most current U.S. Census demographic statistics published in the 2014 “American Community Survey’s 5-Year Estimates”, 46.8% or almost one half of Winston County’s…

April 25-30 National Money Smart Week

April 25-30 is National Money Smart Week and Winston County Librarian Beth Edwards wants you to know that she will have lots of free money-smart information available to the public. Brochures, documents and forms such as Make A Budget planning…

Betheden working toward fire district and rating

The Winston County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday April 18, 2016 during its normal Board of Supervisors meeting to receive public comments on the creation of a Betheden Fire Grading District.

Chamber launches 2016 Great American Cleanup ‘Clean Your Block Party’

Volunteers take action to clean, restore and renew Winston County From press reports The Chamber of Commerce, Winston Strong, the City of Louisville, the City of Noxapater, and the Winston County Board of Supervisors announce the launch of the 2016…

EMCC men finish second in UT-Martin Rodeo

From school reports Nationally ranked cowboy Marcus Theriot earned his fourth all-around regional title of the year in leading East Mississippi Community College to a third-place men’s team finish at last weekend’s NIRA Ozark Region rodeo hosted by the University…

Editorial Roundup – 04/20/2016

House Bill 1523 is a Trojan horse House Bill 1523 is a law of symbolism, not of substance. It is unnecessary, redundant of religious protections that already exist in federal or state law.