Month: October 2013

ECCC Warriors crushed 45-7 by Pearl River

Martin Johnson’s late 34-yard touchdown run avoided a shutout for the East Central Community College Warriors who were 45-7 homecoming victims of Pearl River Community College Saturday, October 19 at Dobie Holden Stadium on the Poplarville campus.

Johnson’s TD scamper … Read more

Junior High Patriots finish undefeated

By Wendell Womack


The Winston Academy Jr. High Patriots finished the 2013 season with a perfect 7-0 record and the District 2 AA Championship.

The young Patriots easily defeated most of their opponents and were not put to the … Read more

Wishing for others rather than writing Claus

Many of you may have read in October 2’s editorial that the Winston County Journal will be publishing Letters of the Season this year.  I guess one could say we are saying Live, Give, Forgive instead of Ho! Ho! Ho!… Read more

Louisville Aldermen hire new fire chief

From staff and press reports


A familiar face will rejoin the Louisville Fire Department in November as Johnnie Roy Haynes takes over as fire chief.

“I’m excited about the leadership, integrity and trust, he (Haynes) will bring to the … Read more

Gund stands tall for Wildcats in big win over Aberdeen

From Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal


It’s easy to notice Anthony Gund when he walks onto the field for the Louisville High School Wildcats.

At 6-foot-5, and 235 pounds he looks the part of a legitimate NCAA Division … Read more

Former WA player Sullivan’s 4TDs help Statesmen stun No. 14 Texans 38-36

CLEVELAND, Miss. – and the Delta State University (4-2, 2-1 GSC) football team would not be denied Saturday, Oct. 19, as the redshirt freshman quarterback led the Statesmen to a 38-36 upset victory over No. 14 Tarleton State University (5-1, … Read more

ECCC Gospel Choir to perform Nov. 13

The East Central Community College Gospel Choir will hold its annual fall concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, 2013, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and the public … Read more


Mr. Troy Crocker

Mr. Troy Crocker, 90, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, in the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi.  Visitation was held at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville on Saturday, October 19, 2013.  Funeral services … Read more

Winston Medical Center Auxiliary announces Volunteer Recruitment Tea

From press reports


The Winston Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a Volunteer Recruitment Tea on Tuesday, October 29, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the dining room of Winston Medical Center.  The event is open to the … Read more

WMC receives community input for ‘needs’ planning

From staff and press reports


Challenges are ahead for the healthcare industry, yet the leaders at Winston Medical Center are developing a community plan to tackle those challenges such as recruiting skilled care workers, educating on preventative medicines and … Read more