Monthly Archives: April 2013

Community Resource Guide available in area

From press reports

A Winston County Community Resource Guide is now available.

After two years of work, the first listing of governmental,
nonprofit, charitable, civic and service organizations who serve the
Winston County area is complete.

The 100 page booklet … Read more

‘YourTown’ registration continues through April 24

Officials at Mississippi State are inviting Magnolia State community
leaders to participate in a two-and-a-half day interactive workshop
designed to enhance skills for addressing common municipal issues and
challenges.

Registration for the 2013 YourTown workshop continues through
Wednesday [April 24].… Read more

Hundreds of 5th graders complete DARE program

From press and staff reports

Fifth graders throughout Winston County made a commitment to be drug
free as part of the 2013 DARE program and graduation on April 19.

About 200 students, their parents, families and program supporters
gathered in … Read more

Freedom Fund Banquet set for April 27

From staff reports

The Winston County Branch NAACP’s 33rd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet
will be held Saturday, April 27, at Lake Tiak O’Khata, Pine Ridge
Lodge,
A social hour will be held at 6p.m. with a program at 7 p.m.… Read more

Chamber welcomes new businesses

From staff and press reports

The Winston County Louisville Chamber of Commerce welcomed new
businesses recently to the community.

Southern Floral Charm
On April 12, the Chamber welcomed Southern Floral Charm with a ribbon
cutting. Southern Floral Charm owned by … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Calton Lee
Upchurch
April 14, 2013
Funeral services for Calton Lee Upchurch, 81, were held at 12 p.m. on
April 16, 2013 at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman, MS
with Rev. Jerry Lawson officiating. Burial followed in Wood … Read more

Calendar of Events

Union revival April 24
Union Chapel M.B. will have revival services April 24th – April
28th. The guest speaker for the week will be Reverend Dewin Perry,
Pastor of Greater Grace M.B. Church in Birmingham, Alabama. The
public is cordially … Read more

Nanih Waiya tracksters fare well in district meet

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Jamario Smith claimed first place in three events at the District
Track Meet in Winona last week and was one of 14 Nanih Waiya High
School athletes qualifying for the MHSAA Class 1A … Read more

Lady Tigers drop playoff series to Natchez Cathedral

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Noxapater High School fast-pitch softball team had three tough
games in four days last week, dropping all three.

The Lady Tigers fell to Nanih Waiya 4-1 in their regular season
finale last … Read more