Month: August 2016

Series on Netflix spotlights several Winston County natives

A sports documentary by the internet television network Netflix that shines an unflinching spotlight on East Mississippi Community College’s football program has been garnering international attention and positive reviews that began even before its July 29 release. The six-part series…

Teaching the key for young Noxapater Tigers

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr was hot in more than one sense of the word when he came off the practice field on Monday. Orr and the Tigers endured a scorching practice on…

Lady Tiger softball getting new look

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal The Noxapater slow-pitch softball team will definitely have a new look this season. Not only will the Lady Tigers have a lot of new faces on the field, their field is also getting…

Upcoming Sports Schedule

THURSDAY, AUG. 4 Prep Softball 5:45 p.m. — Tri-County Academy at Leake Academy FRIDAY, AUG. 5 Prep Softball 5 p.m. — Central Academy at Winston Academy SATURDAY, AUG. 6 Prep Softball Kosciusko Jamboree (10 a.m. — Kosciusko vs. Leake Central;…

ECCC tennis teams, players receive ITA Academic Recognition

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams were both named to the 2016 Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s All-Academic Teams released this week. In addition to the team honors, nine ECCC tennis players were also honored as ITA Scholar-Athletes…

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 – August 4, 1916 LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Moody, a fine girl on…

County awarded federal funds for emergency food and shelter grant

Winston county has been awarded federal funds under the emergency food and shelter national board program. Winston County has been chosen to receive $10,805.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a…

ECCC to host final registration session for Fall Classes on August 11

New and transfer students planning to attend 2016 fall classes at East Central Community College can register for classes on the Decatur campus on Thursday, Aug. 11. It is the final registration session before fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 15.…

Winston County Master Gardeners select yard of the month

Submitted by Diana Northcutt Once a gardener always a fardener. The Winston County Master Gardeners are proud to present the honor of “yard of the month” for August to Melba Pearson of 2301 McLeod Road. Melba had to start a…