Frances Woodruff Holds Book Signing

The Winston County Library was pleased to host Louisville author and historian Frances Woodruff for a book event this past week. He new book is “They Wore Gray: Confederate Soldiers of Winston County. “The book is the result of years of research by Frances,” said Librarian Beth Edwards. “She spent so many hours in the Courthouse, at the Archives in Jackson and tramping through almost every public and private cemetery in Winston, and Choctaw counties.” Many descendants of fallen soldiers shared letters and old photographs that can be seen in the book.

Library Welcomes New Library Clerk, Jennifer Wright

The Winston County Library welcomes Jennifer Wright as a new Library Clerk. She is married to Tyler Wright and they have a son, Harper, who is 6 and attends Grace Christian Academy. “We are so happy to have Jennifer on our team,” said Librarian Beth Edwards. “She is very motivated and creative and loves helping our patrons!” The Winston County Library is also currently searching for a Children’s Librarian. For anyone interested, please go on our website, www.midmisslib.com/jobs and complete an online application. The deadline is Monday, February 20.