Month: December 2013

Celebration held November 26

From press reports   On November 26, 2013 the senior of Life Organization held a Thanksgiving Celebration at Covenant Church, Evangelist Essie Jackson delivered a great Sermonette in title “Overflowing with Gratitude” Colossians 2:6-8. Covenant Mrs Adam Lowery provided music…

Grace Christian takes 4-5 mark into Christmas break

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Grace Christian School boys varsity basketball team closed out the 2013 portion of its schedule with a 68-49 loss to visiting Nanih Waiya on Dec. 16. The Eagles, now 4-5 on…

Gregory earns third term as District 5 Medical examiner, Coroner association president

From press reports   On December 10, 2013 the Coroners of District 5 of the Mississippi Coroner/Medical Examiners Association, which includes the counties of Calhoun, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, Lowndes, Monroe, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Webster, and Winston, have voted to elect Winston…

Fatal accident occurs near Noxapater

From press reports   An early morning car accident resulted in a highway death near Noxapater on Monday Dec. 16. The accident happened around 7:10 am. A 2005 white Chevrolet Malibu traveling north bound ran off the right side of…

Winston Academy Junior Varsity wins District Championship 2013

Article Submitted By: Brenda Keen The Winston Academy Junior Varsity football players were successful in winning the District Championship for the 2013 football season. The accomplishment was tremendous with a year full of overwhelming success. Not only did these players…

DREAM and CAPPS in full swing

From press reports   The Dillard’s Reading, Enrichment, Art, Mathematics, and Science (DREAMS) Program is in full swing in the Louisville Municipal School District. Kindergarten through Fourth Grade students enrolled in DREAMS receive 30 minutes of reading tutoring during the…

A Red Velvet Christmas: Brock’s Red Velvet recipes

Who invented the Red Velvet Cake? No one really knows. However, it seems that it’s been around in one form or another since the about the 1930′s. In those days it was something of a regional specialty, being closely tied…

C.J. Bates among 11 Lions to sign with Division I schools

From combined reports   East Mississippi Community College continues to provide a pipeline for football talent moving onto the next level, as 11 players from the Lions’ 2013 NJCAA National Championship team signed National Letters of Intent with four-year universities…

Pearson finishes fourth in Wrangler NFR event

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   Tyler Pearson of Louisville was one of just four cowboys to record a score in all 10 rounds during the steer wrestling portion of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo that came to…

Nanih Waiya looking to add game with Louisville

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Nanih Waiya High School Warriors and Lady Warriors could possibly be adding games against Louisville HIgh School either late in 2013 or early in 2014, but no dates have been confirmed…