Month: April 2017

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 04/19/2017

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The joys of living at Focus Manor in Louisville

By Elmetra Patterson Susan Allen Woodruff enjoys her living space at Focus Manor. The kitchens at Focus Manor are spacious and handicap accessible for wheelchairs if needed. Susan  doesn’t need hers for a wheelchair and therefore covered the two spaces…

Vowell’s Market Place launches “Shop, Drop, & Roll Powered by Rosie”

Vowell’s Market Place has added online shopping at their stores in Forest, Byram, and Starkville, MS. The service, named “Shop, Drop, & Roll Powered by Rosie” allows customers to shop online (excluding alcohol and tobacco products) in the stores and…

Hill wins first place in fan contest

Cole Hill from Purvis, MS won first place in the Elvis Presley Fan Club Scholarship Competition on  April 8th in Tupelo, MS. Over 50 seniors from all over the state submitted 2 musical videos to the committee. Out of these…

East Central Softball gets road sweep over East Mississippi

East Central Community College picked up a pair of wins over East Mississippi Community College in MACJC softball action Friday, April 14, in Scooba. The No. 8 ranked Lady Diamond Warriors took game one by an 8-3 score and came…

Patriots split pair of baseball contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Winston Academy split a pair of baseball contests against division rivals last week, falling 10-2 to Leake Academy last Tuesday before rebounding with a big 8-4 win over Starkville Academy on Thursday. Last week’s…

Warriors claim district title, prep for playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s perfect run through division play came to an unsuspecting end last Thursday with a historic loss to cross-county rival Noxapater. But the Warriors are still the Region 5-1A champions, and they’re still…

Tigers bounce back for big win over Warriors

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal In terms of the playoffs, it didn’t mean a thing. In matters of confidence, Thursday’s 7-6 win over Nanih Waiya meant the world to the Tigers. On Tuesday, the Tigers fell apart in the…

Lady Tigers drop regular-season finale

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater softball team dropped its regular-season finale to Sebastopol last week, falling 11-0. Sebastopol scored three in the first, four in the second, one in the third and three in the fourth. Noxapater…

Nanih Waiya’s Jones and Cumberland chosen as all-stars

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal A pair of Nanih Waiya baseball standouts have been chosen to play in the prestigious Crossroads Diamond Club all-star baseball game. Seniors Brady Jones and Ben Cumberland will take part in the 2017 D.M.…