Month: August 2015

Help students get strong starts each school year

By Amy Barefield MSU School of Human Sciences Success in school depends more on the 16 hours spent outside the classroom than many parents may realize. Physical, emotional and social factors at home contribute significantly to academic success. Students who…

Ole Miss looking to be strong on defense again in 2015

From school reports OXFORD – After ranking as the No. 1 scoring defense in the country last year, the Ole Miss Rebels are expecting more of the same, if not an improvement, in 2015. “I’m pleased we’ve got about everything…

Memories of Our County – 08/26/2015

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. The Barn Loft I have been struggling the last few weeks trying to find suitable subjects to write about in this column.  Sleep evaded me last night and my…

Sports Schedules – 08/26/2015

THURS, AUG. 27 Prep Softball 4/5 p.m. — Ethel at French Camp 4/6 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Winston Academy 5 p.m. — Kosciusko at Noxapater

News of the Past – 08/26/2015

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – August 27, 1915 LOUISVILLE: Mrs. C. W. Albienson of Austin, Texas is here on a visit…

Lady Tigers drop heartbreaker to Sebastopol

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Noxapater dropped a pair of slow-pitch softball games all week, but the 16-15 setback to Sebastopol was particularly tough, as the Lady Tigers gave up eight runs in the top of the seventh. “It…

MSU to debut weekly football show in Sept

From school reports STARKVILLE – “Relentless: Mississippi State Football,” a new weekly show produced by Hail State Productions chronicling the 2015 Bulldog season from behind-the-scenes coverage to exclusive interviews makes its debut in September only on HailState.com. The documentary will…

Lady Wildcats split two softball games last week

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal After opening the week with a 10-5 win over Starkville, the Lady Wildcats ran into a little trouble on Thursday as they dropped a 12-2 decision to homestanding Hamilton. The 3-1 Lady Wildcats were…

Obituaries – 08/26/2015

Diane Kincaid-Haynes Aug. 12, 2015 Services for Diane Kincaid-Haynes, 44, of Winston County, were Aug. 22, 2015 at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Louisville with the Elder Clifton Haynes, Jr. officiating. Burial was in the Oliver Cemetery. She was…

Nanih Waiya Community Park set for Oct. 10

From press reports Nanih Waiya Community Park will host its Annual Fall Festival 5k Run/Walk on October 10, 2015 from 9 am – 3 pm at 9185 Highway 490, Louisville. As part of the event a grand opening celebration of…