Month: March 2017

Warriors suffer first loss, but pound Choctaw County

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya had won baseball games in a half-dozen different ways when the Warriors finally lost one last Tuesday. But it didn’t take long for them to get right back into the win…

Friends of the Winston County Library working to improve the county

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   Local libraries have always needed ‘friends’ in order to properly function and in tight budgetary times for state and local governments ‘friends’ are essential. The Friends of the Library   Purchase books for…

Building inspections, building official proposed to be part of LFD

From staff reports Following the 2014 tornado, the city needed a building inspector full time to address the swath of new construction so that the city could rebound from the storm. After many of the houses and other structures were…

Jail docket

Chad Goodin, WM, 06/04/1997, Counterfeit instrument: Forgery/ Uttering, Phyllis Jenkins, Winston County Justice Court. Chinara Young, BF, 12/01/1988, Winston Co. Justice Court Warrant, Phyllis Jenkins, Winston County Justice Court. Michael T. Johns, WM, 10/24/1991, Accident/Hit/Run/Leaving the scene with injuries, Phyllis…

9-1-1 addresses changes underway

From staff reports   All 911 addresses should be transitioning over steadily to the new address system that all should have been notified by mail in the past few months. Toby Sandford, GIS Manager/Senior Analyst for the Golden Triangle Regional…

Louisville sweeps Noxubee County in baseball action

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Louisville Wildcats snapped a six-game losing streak this week with a pair of blowout wins over Noxubee County. The Wildcats beat Noxubee 23-0 and 21-2, giving up just two hits in the…

Tigers bounce back to take shutout win over Sebastopol

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Noxapater Tigers returned from Spring break and snapped a four-game losing streak. After losing to Sebastopol 4-3 before Spring break, the Tigers returned the favor and hammered the Bobcats 9-0 on Tuesday…

Kelley retires as county veteran’s officer

From staff reports   Winston County Veterans Service Officer Terry Kelley retired from his position after 15 years of service on March 24. Kelley began the post in 2002 after his retirement from the U.S. Army. “I always enjoyed listening…

Louisville DARE Program prepares for graduation

From staff reports   A generation of fifth grade students in Winston County will face the world with the tools to make better decisions and say no to drugs after participating in the classes of  Drug Abuse Resistance Education program…

Annual Fishing Derby set for April 22

Press reports   Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge annual youth fishing derby will be on April 22nd  this year from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with registration opening at 7:30 a.m.   The Derby is sponsored by the U.S.…