Month: March 2017

Tigers hoping to get back in win column over spring break

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal It was a rough week for the Noxapater baseball team on the diamond as the Tigers dropped a pair of contests, managing only nine hits on the week. The Tigers were shut out 5-0…

Warrior powerlifters take second in North State

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal A solid season for the Nanih Waiya powerlifting team continued this past weekend, as the Warriors placed second in the MHSAA Class 1A North State Meet. After taking second to Sebastopol in the Region…

Two Noxapater lifters headed to state meet

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater’s Ty Duran and Ryan Whitfield were the only Tigers to advance to the 1A North Half powerlifting meet held last week at Calhoun City. Both of them will now be competing in the…

ECCC PBL students receive top honors in state competition

Members of East Central Community College’s Theta Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Lamda received top honors during the State Leadership Conference and 20 members placed first or second in at least one event, which qualifies them for national competition this…

Letters to the editor

Rambling with Mrs. Arlene Praise the Lord everyone.  I hope everyone is kicking high this week.  If you’re Sunday morning and night services were as exciting as ours, then we should have enough spiritual fuel to keep us going until…

Editorial roundup

Be patient about fuel tax Winston Churchill, the legendary British prime minister, made this observation during World War II: “You can always count on Americans to do the right thing — after they’ve tried everything else.” The Mississippi Legislature, when…

Deadline for general bill discussions passes

From Rep. Joey Hood. Wednesday of this week marked the deadline for the House to discuss general bills that passed through the Senate earlier this session. The deadline to discuss appropriations and revenue bills passed by the Senate will occur…

Summer Youth positions available at Refuge

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is seeking applications from adventurous young women and men ages 15 to 18.  Whether interested in wildlife careers, summer employment or job experience this is a great opportunity. Positions are available through the…

Obituaries

Troy Lee Holder Troy Lee Holder, 73, passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at his residence in Louisville.   Visitation was Tuesday, March 7, 2017, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville.  Funeral…

Noxapater Municipal elections set

From staff and press reports The town of Noxapater has released the list of candidates for the June 6 general election. All five aldermen are seeking re-election without any opponents which means all will serve another four-year term. The aldermen…