Month: October 2013

Lady Warriors rally to take big series from Bogue Chitto

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Lady Warriors showed what they were made of last Saturday when they rallied from one game down to win their MHSAA Class 1A State Slow-Pitch Softball Playoffs series with homestanding Bogue…

Noxapater edges Ethel in softball playoffs

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Lady Tigers of Noxapater scored the winning run in the top of the eighth inning to take a 6-5 win over homestanding Ethel to claim a first-round series win in the…

Upward basketball registration underway for children k through 6th

By Wendell Womack   The Louisville Upward program registration is in full swing during the month of October. Children in grades K to 6th are invited to participate in this Christian sports program for children. Basketball and cheerleading will again…

Noxapater Tigers focusing on rival Warriors

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   Before Noxapater began its football season, head coach Justin Hunter had a talk with his Tigers about trophies. While winning region, South State and State Championships are all important, there is another…

Sports schedules

  FRIDAY, OCT. 25 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Choctaw County at Forest 7 p.m. — Eupora at Calhoun City 7 p.m. — French Camp at Ethel 7 p.m. — Louisville at Kemper County 7 p.m. — Canton Academy at…

Celebrating the role of newspapers in protecting free speech

For more from Caroline Little, follow @NAACEO on Twitter.   Where would we be as a nation without the freedom of speech? After all, according to the annual State of the First Amendment survey, it is by far America’s favorite…

Youth rally a success

On Saturday October 12, a Harvest Youth Motivational Youth Rally WAS held at Academy Park. The event was a huge success. Special thanks to all who donated to this event. Also special thanks to all that traveled near and far…

The 17th annual ‘Home for Christmas’ concert set

The 17th annual ‘Home for Christmas’ benefit concert is set for Saturday, December 14.  The concert will take place at the historic Strand Theatre in downtown Louisville.  It will consist of two shows with one at 4 p.m. and the…

WA Patriots roll over Mavericks

By Wendell Womack   The Winton Patriots gave the Manchester Mavericks a dose of the same medicine they have received this year— a shutout!! Although the game lasted a full 4 quarters, it took only a quarter and a half…

Harvestfest on tap Nov. 2

From staff reports   The annual Stew Stomp has a new name, new recipe, and a new location. The Harvest Cook-off (South in your Mouth) will now be held on South Columbus Avenue and patrons will have the privilege of tasting…