Month: August 2013

It’s Elementary

Brandy Blanton, Elementary School’s nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

Thank you to Robert Hutto, Michael Bush, and Mrs. Susan Yates for their generous donation of school uniforms to our clothing closet. We try to … Read more

ECCC invites public to ‘Meet the Warriors’

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and player introductions event scheduled Wednesday, August 28 on the Decatur campus.

Activities get under way at 6:30 p.m. on the East … Read more

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 – August 22, 1913

The next session of the Noxapater Graded School will open September 1, 1913, … Read more

Annual County-wide Tailgate event a success

By Joseph McCain

The Winston County Journal


Downtown merchants, Winston County Chamber of Commerce and the four high school football teams in the county kicked off the football season with a well attended tailgate event.

The event included all … Read more

Russian pianist to perform in Louisville

From staff and press reports


Russian pianist Alexander Moutouzkine who is an internationally acclaimed concert pianist will perform at the First Presbyterian Church in Louisville.

The concert will be Friday, September 6 at 7 pm. It is underwritten by … Read more

Louisville Community Blood Drive at Walmart

LOUISVILLE, Miss. – The road of life is often rocky and filled with unforeseen obstacles—like traumatic injuries, life-threatening injuries and major surgeries. Blood donors help pave the way to recovery for patients by making sure blood is available when they … Read more

Sports Schedules


Prep Softball

6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at East Webster

6 p.m. — Eupora at Louisville

6:30 p.m. — Kosciusko at Noxapater

Prep Volleyball

5 p.m. — Aberdeen at Choctaw County

Junior High Football

5:30/6:30 p.m. — … Read more

Registration continues for East Central Community College Fall Classes

Registration for the 2013 fall semester continues at East Central Community College in Decatur.

The deadline to sign up for day, evening and online classes is Friday, August 23.

Day and evening classes began Wednesday, August 14.

Online classes get … Read more

Calendar of Events

Watch meeting Aug. 22

Highpoint-New Zion Neighborhood Watch meeting will be Thursday August 22, 2013 beginning at 7:00 P.M. at Highpoint Fire Department. Our guest speaker will be Buddy King. Every one is encourage to attend.

Host bluegrass event Aug. Read more