Monthly Archives: April 2014

Lives spared; homes not

By Hanna McCain
The Winston County Journal

Winston County was hit hard Monday afternoon when tornadoes and storms touched down and obliterated the parts of the county.  Winston Medical Center, Natron Wood Products (the old Georgia Pacific building), and about … Read more

Rescue and recovery efforts still underway

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Winston County residents are in a state of shock as they try to recover from a storm system that created deadly tornadoes that killed at least 9 persons, damaged and destroyed homes, businesses, … Read more

Tigers fall to Cathedral in baseball playoffs

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Tigers of Noxapater High School saw their 2014 baseball season come to a close last week with a pair of 10-0 losses to Natchez Cathedral in the first round of the MHSAA … Read more

Injured LHS football player remains hospitalized

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

According to school officials, Louisville High School football player Marcus Banks is showing some signs of improvement, a little more than a week after being seriously injured during spring practice.
LHS Director of … Read more

Warriors set to open playoffs against Sacred Heart

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School took advantage of their first-round bye by getting in a couple games to prepare themselves for the MHSAA Class 1A State Baseball Playoffs.
As of press time … Read more

Three Noxapater athletes take first in Region meet

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Jarrius Carter, Trevara Miller and Treasure Lynch all took first-place honors in their individual events in the Region 3-1A Track Meet held at Winona on Saturday. All athletes who finished fourth or better … Read more

Winston Medical Center damaged by tornado

Joseph McCain/Staff
Emergency personnel work to evacuate the hospital.

From staff and press reports

The Winston Medical Center in Louisville had 37 patients transferred to various hospitals due to storms damaging the facility on the evening of April 28.
The facility was completely evacuated before the storm. In the … Read more

Book signing set for May 3

Hanna McCain with her new cookbook, Products of Grandma Hanna's Skillet

From staff reports

Noxapater native, Hanna McCain, recently published her first book, Products of Grandma Hanna’s Skillet which is a compilation of her family’s recipes that have been passed down through several generations.
McCain was raised in Noxapater and she … Read more