Month: November 2016

MAIS crowns football champions

From staff reports The Mississippi Association of Independent Schools crowned their football champions this past week. Jackson Prep won the MAIS’s top classifaction, taking the Class AAAA Division I title, beating Madison-Ridgeland Academy 34-7. In Class AAAA Division II, Lamar…

Thanksgiving leading day for home cooking fires

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year for families and friends to get together, but this cooking-focused holiday also presents a greater risk of home fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), nearly four times as many home…

Orr says new football district will be tougher

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal When the Mississippi High School Activities Association released its recent realignment, the Noxapater Tigers were definitely affected. The MHSAA moved Montgomery County, McAdams and Durant out of Region 3-1A and replaced them with…

Celebrating Rural Health this week

Mississippi is among the most rural states in the nation.  To celebrate the quality healthcare delivered through Mississippi’s rural hospitals and rural health clinics, Governor Phil Bryant signed a proclamation in 2015 declaring November 20th of each year to be…

ECCC hosts Annual Fine Arts Christmas Spectacular Nov. 29

The East Central Community College Fine Arts Department will present its annual Fine Arts Christmas Spectacular at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus.  The presentation is being held as part of the college’s Cultural…

Calendar of Events

La Leche League meeting   4th Sat. each month La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at the County Extension Building. La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support, leaders accredited by…

NFIB: This Saturday, shop small and help the local economy

Shoppers who are planning to hit the malls the weekend after Thanksgiving should also remember to visit local merchants for their holiday shopping, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today. “Small business represents 99.7 percent of all U.S. employers,…

Teen with local ties puts her baking skills to good use

Lici Beveridge American Staff Writer In most respects Jadyn Cunningham is just an average kid. She goes to school. She does homework. She plays soccer and just recently took up softball. But Jadyn has done a lot of other things in her…

Big-play Warriors blank resurrection, advance to South State

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Disgust was mounting on the Nanih Waiya sideline. The Warriors had not taken advantage of prime field position on more than one occasion. A clock malfunction was followed by yet another clock malfunction. And…

Winston County resident recevies NAACP Award

From press and staff  reports The Mississippi State Conference NAACP’s 71st Annual Convention & Policy Institute took place November 10-12, 2016, at the Natchez Convention Center in Natchez, MS. Mr. David Morel, Vice-President of Human Resources and Community Relations for…