Category: News

East Mississippi Community College awards 375 diplomas to summer and fall graduates

EMCC, fall graduation

East Mississippi Community College awarded 375 associate’s degrees and vocational certificates during two graduation ceremonies held Dec. 11 to honor its summer and fall graduates.

The first ceremony, at 2 p.m., included graduates from EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus, Columbus Air … Read more

New circuit judge named by the Governor for Winston, others

Mitchell

From Press Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed George Mitchell Jr. of Eupora as Circuit Court Judge for the 5th Circuit Court District, which includes Webster, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Montgomery and Winston counties.… Read more

WA Patriots take road win over Newton Academy

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Patriots improved to 3-9 on the season with a 48-41 win over homestanding Newton County Academy on Thursday.

WA jumped out to an 18-6 first-quarter lead and was up 32-14 at … Read more

Governor Bryant names new MEMA Director

Gov. Phil Bryant has named Col. Lee Smithson as incoming Executive Director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). Current MEMA Executive Director Robert Latham is retiring effective Jan. 31 and Col. Smithson will begin on Feb. 1. He is … Read more

Residents keeping tax dollars within the community

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

As the City of Louisville continues making strides in its recovery process following the April 2014 storms, many residents are assisting that process by keeping their tax dollars within the community.

The Mississippi … Read more

Lady Wildcats take hoops win over Choctaw County

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School girls basketball team opened last week’s play with a 63-55 win over visiting Choctaw County on Tuesday, before falling to West Point 79-57 on Friday.

LHS is off until the … Read more

News of the Past – 12/23/2015

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 24 , 1915

LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Lee Blackwood on the 18th, … Read more