Winston County

Most area law enforcement switching to digital radios Feb. 28


Winston County Sheriff Horace Moore shows the new digital radios most law enforcement officers in Winston County will begin using Feb. 28.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Winston County Sheriff’s Office has announced that communications on both their hand-held and vehicle radios is being switched over from analog to digital, providing a much clearer means of communication, effective Feb. 28.

Burkett winner of county spelling bee

Winston County Spelling Bee winners are champion John Paul Burkett, of Lynn High School, and Grant Banks, of Meek High School. The winning champion word is “mutter.”

LYNN - It took 17 rounds for a winner to be declared in the 2020 Winston County Spelling Bee, held Friday, Feb. 7, at Lynn Elementary School. John Paul Burkett, of Lynn High School, was the winner with Grant Banks of Meek High School as the runner-up. The championship word was mutter.

Winston County Championship All-County Tournament girls team and MVP


Pictured are the varsity girls Winston County Championship All-County Tournament Team and MVP. From left to right: Ashley Aldridge, Lynn; Phebe Burkett, Lynn; Bella Wakefield, WCHS; Mackenzie Blackwood, WCHS; Makayla Lindsey, WCHS; Savannah Manley, Addison; Callie Crider, Addison; Kaylee Brummett, Addison and Macey Butler, Addison, MVP. Not shown are Savannah Smith and Jessie Woodard, both of Meek.