Month: November 2013

NRHA Rural Health Fellows Program recognizes Smith

From press reports   Mary Atkinson Smith is a board certified family nurse practitioner and surgical first assistant with Starkville Orthopedic Clinic in Starkville, MS. She also has additional certifications in orthopaedics and perioperative nursing. Smith is currently pursuing a…

French Camp Academy seeks to even score with Stringer 

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   Some thoughts are just hard to push out of your mind. For the French Camp Academy Panthers, some of those thoughts circulate around their 20-17 loss to Stringer in the 2012 MHSAA…

Looking a lot like Christmas: Parades on tap

From staff and press reports   While a fresh batch of cold temperatures and placing of Christmas lights around Louisville are starting to look a lot like Christmas, the Christmas season will kickoff in a major way in December with…

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 – November 28, 1913 LOUISVILLE: Mr. Magruder Patty is now with Hollingsworth-Potts Drug Company. – The teachers at…

LHS boys basketball team working on depth

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   Louisville High School head boys basketball coach Hilute Hudson knows he has some outstanding athletes heading his way as soon as football season comes to a close, but he’s not waiting until…

Thanksgiving celebrated by children

Frpm press report   The Thanksgiving holiday was celebrated and remembered by local children across the county as the Thanksgiving holiday approached. FUMC Kindergarten 3 year olds at First United Methodist Church celebrated Thanksgiving with a family soup event on…

ECCC hosts Annual Basketball Tourney

From press reports   Area high school basketball teams will battle for bragging rights and championship trophies when the annual East Central Community College Invitational Tournament is held Dec. 2-7, 2013, on the Decatur campus. Teams representing Forest, Lake, Scott…

Lady Warriors fall to 1-1 with loss to French Camp

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Lady Warriors used a lot of patience and a deliberate offensive attack to keep French Camp Academy’s high-powered offense in attack, but in the end dropped a 36-29 decision to the…

Noxapater is lively and life with a toddler is lively as well

Noxapater Upon the request of some very sweet ladies I am updating the people of Winston County on my hometown of Noxapater.  In my 25 years of living in Noxapater change has become a common thread as it is with…

Center for Appalachian Philanthropy adds facilitator

From press reports   The Center for Appalachian Philanthropy is pleased to introduce Brenda Johnson as the Mississippi Facilitator for the Strengthening Communities to Prevent Diabetes in Appalachia’s Vulnerable Populations, a program funded by the Centers for Disease Control and…