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 – March 13, 1914

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Partners produce great job fair results

From press reports

The Mid-Mississippi Job Fair held February 27, at the Neshoba County Coliseum in Philadelphia Miss., was a great success the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced today.  MDES and the … Read more

Notes from the editor

Errors and misjudgments

As the editor and publisher of the Winston County Journal, I sincerely apologize to the Mullins family. The March 5 headline was not intended to make light of the tragic loss of a young man in the … Read more

Chamber Banquet is Thursday, March 6

From staff reports

The Winston County Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding its 57th Annual Banquet on Thursday, March 6 at 6 pm at Lake Tiak O’Khata.

“The banquet is an opportunity to… Read more