Month: 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…

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,…

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Louisville qualifies in 14 events for 3A North State meet

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal The Louisville High School boys and girls track teams had a successful Region 2-3A Track Meet in Winona last Saturday, bringing home first-place honors in four events and qualifying for the North State…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Winston Medical Center damaged by tornado

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…

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…