History Helpers

The Winston County Genealogical and Historical Society recently presented the Winston County Library with an updated cemetery book. This book is an updated edition of Louis Taunton’s Cemetery book which stopped in 1993. This updated version contains all deaths from…

Local student wins DAR poster contest

From press and staff reports The mission of the Daughters of the American Revolution is to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism. In keeping with this ideal, the Nanih Waiya DAR sponsored a Constitution Week Poster Contest Sept. 17-23. The…

Tree giveaway set for Louisville Feb. 24

The opportunity to get a free tree sapling and some advice on planting will return with this year to Winston County. A Tree Giveaway will be held as part of the Community Tree Recovery Campaign with the Mississippi forestry commission…

Youth hunting opportunity at Noxubee Refuge

From special reports The Mississippi Wildlife Federation and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks are currently taking applications for a youth squirrel hunt to be held at Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge on Feb. 11. The hunt targets youths…

REPM to meet Feb. 2

The Winston County Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi will be having their monthly meeting at 1 p.m., February 2 at the Winston County Library. The guest speaker will be Scott Gregory, Winston County Coroner. The Retired Education Personnel of MS…