Month: August 2016

Believe there is good in the world

Submitted Jesus said THREE times, “If you love me, feed my sheep.” John 21 Backpacks of Hope is an ecumenical effort to ensure that none of our kids go hungry in Winston County. Last school year, dedicated people from First…

Obituaries

Mr. David Wayne Coley July 8, 2016 A memorial service for Mr. David Wayne Coley was held on Friday, August 5, 2016, at Morton Memorial Garden Park Cemetery at 10 a.m. Mr. Coley was born on February 23, 1973, in…

Letters to the editor

Good point Daniel Brunty’s article in the August 17th issue was very good.  I agree that considering opinions different from our own can broaden our perspective and that we can learn from doing so.  We don’t have to agree with…

Editorial roundup

MDE messes up on grant money The Mississippi Department of Education certainly seems to have trouble keeping up with numbers these days. The accountability ratings based on results from the 2014-2015 school year didn’t come out until last month, more…

Lady Warriors play Kosy close before falling 10-9

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team had its biggest offensive output of the season in a see-saw affair against visiting Kosciusko last week, but the Lady Warriors came up on the short end of a…

Sports Briefs

Local football standouts list among best juniors, seniors in state Three Winston County athletes are among the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s Top 40 junior football players. Making the list was Daylen Gill of Louisville High School and Nanih Waiya High School teammates…

Lady Tigers drop pair on softball diamond

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal The Noxapater Lady Tigers didn’t have the best week on the softball diamond. After opening up the season with a pair of wins in the Winston County Classic, the Lady Tigers dropped a…

Lady Wildcats pick up two more softball wins

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School slow-pitch softball team has put together a three-game winning streak going into this week’s action. The Lady Wildcats, 3-1 on the season going into this week’s play, were set to…

SPORTS SCHEDULES

THURSDAY, AUG. 25 Prep Softball TBA — Neshoba Central at Northeast Lauderdale 5 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Winston Academy 6 p.m. — Noxapater at Winona 5 p.m. — French Camp at Louisville (DH) 6 p.m. — Starkville at East…

Strong offensive performance pushes Lady Pats past NCA

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Lady Patriots overcame Newton County Academy this week but couldn’t overcome the rainy weather. WA knocked off Newton 12-2 but had its only other contest of the week, a game with…