Month: April 2017

Noxapater’s Duran claims 1A powerlifting championship

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater junior Ty Duran claimed the Class 1A state championship in the 114-pound weight division. Duran had a 215-pound squat, 135-pound bench press and a 290-pound deadlift for a 640-pound total. Duran beat out…

Annual Fishing Derby set at Noxubee Refuge

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. Fish…

Pilot Club Safety Town event set for April 29

Submitted Spring is here, and if there’s one thing we can count on, it is that spring gets us motivated and moving.  Groups and organizations begin a fresh round of activities and events, and the Pilot Club’s annual public service…

Calendar of Events

AARP Tax Service AARP Tax Service will provide free help with taxes to people.  They will be at the Winston County Library every Wednesday from 9 am – 2 pm beginning Wednesday, February 8 – Wednesday, April 5. They will…

Lady Warriors lose heartbreaker to Sebastopol

By Rocky HIgginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s fast-pitch softball team gave highly-touted Sebastopol all it wanted before dropping a 4-3 decision in eight innings last Thursday. It was one of two tough contests last week for the Lady Warriors,…

Wildcats fall just short of the Class 4A playoffs

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal On the whole, the Louisville Wildcats were “close” to being a playoff team this season. The Wildcats lost five division games by two runs or less and finished fifth in 4-4A play, missing the…

Volunteer Starkville to host Touch-A-Truck Event

A helicopter, fire truck, bucket truck, food truck, bulldozer, ambulance, and tractor will be some of the 30+ trucks and vehicles at this year’s Touch-A-Truck event. Name a kid who wouldn’t love to climb aboard a fire truck or big…

Nanih Waiya archery team wraps up season

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal The largest Nanih Waiya archery team ever wrapped up its season last week by participating in the AIMS State Championship. The Archery In Mississippi Schools state championships were held at the Kirk Fordice Equine…

ECCC Baseball back on winning track with sweep of Northeast

After dropping two games at home to Hinds earlier in the week, the East Central Community College Warriors got back on the winning track with a doubleheader sweep over Northeast Mississippi Community College Friday, April 14, at the Clark-Gay Baseball…

Nanih Waiya takes third in state powerlifting meet

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya brought home one state champion, three state runners-up and an overall team finish of third last Friday when the Warriors ventured to the 2017 MHSAA Powerlifting Championships. The Class 1A State Meet,…