Category: News

A Delectable afternoon (My Grandmother & egg custard pies)

If you’re from the South, you know the afternoons in Mississippi can be blistering and humid, and in the rural areas of Winston County, the afternoons can be not only blistering and humid but delectable as well—only if there’s a…

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 – June 23, 1916 Early yesterday morning a bouncing baby boy about one month old was found…

2nd Annual Winston County Master Gardeners Association Tour set

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson On Saturday, June 25, 2016, 8:00 a.m. – 2 p.m., Winston County Master Gardeners Association (WCMGA) presents three gardens on tour and the Cultivating Patch. Don’t miss your chance to view different garden styles, ask questions,…

Progress in the face of recovery

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal As Winston County and its communities continue to recover following the April 28, 2014 storms, economic development has progressed in the face of it all. Assisting with this progress, as well as the…

Supervisors receive MEMA projects update

By Daniel Brunty Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors was given an update of the county’s current MEMA/FEMA projects during its June 20 meeting held at the Winston County Courthouse. Winston County EMA Director Buddy King provided…

Calendar of Events

WC Master Gardeners Garden Tour June 25 The Master Gardeners of Winston County are proud to sponsor a free garden tour from 8 a.m. till 2 p.m. June 25. See article page 13 for full locations and details. For more…

Winston County legislators receive An “A” on 2016 Education Report Card

From press reports RIDGELAND, Miss.- Senator Jenifer Branning and Representative Joey Hood received an “A” on Empower Mississippi’s 2016 Education Report Card, which grades every member of the legislature on key school choice and education reform votes from the past…

Mississippi receives $200,000 Apprenticeship Grant

Mississippi — The United States Department of Labor has announced that Mississippi will receive a $200,000 ApprenticeshipUSA State Accelerator Grant to expand and expedite apprenticeship programs in Mississippi. The Mississippi Community College Board (MCCB) and Mississippi Department of Employment Security…

LMA adds new FNP

Alyssa Cameron Whitehead, Family Nurse Practitioner, joined Louisville Medical Clinic’s team of providers in January 2016. Cameron was born and raised in Louisville, is married to her husband, Mitch, and has two sons, William Lee (6) and Taylor Reese (9…

Phi Beta Sigma to host Business Smart Workshop

From press reports Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Delta Upsilon Sigma Mississippi Golden Triangle Alumni Chapter invites the community to participate in their Business Smart Workshop to take place June 25 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. In this workshop…