Month: May 2017

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 05/24/2017

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Mississippi Forestry Commission reorganization

From press reports With the release of the Mississippi Forestry Commission’s appropriations bill for fiscal year 2018, the Commission had to address a $2.67 million shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year. This represents a 16% decrease from the current fiscal…

Local JA members attend AEC event

Training provided by the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries will help members of the Junior Auxiliary of (Chapter name) better perform hands-on service in their community. The Louisville Chapter members attended the nonprofit association’s Annual Education Conference May 5-6 at…

WA set to host 10 summer hoops games Tuesday

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The first of three days of basketball at the Winston Academy gymnasium is set for this Tuesday. There will be 10 games in all, involving varsity, junior varsity and junior high boys teams. WA…

EMCC Baseball to hold Senior Showcase on Tuesday, May 30

SCOOBA – The East Mississippi Community College baseball program is scheduled to host a Senior Showcase on Tuesday, May 30 on the Scooba campus.  EMCC’s tryout session will begin at 10 a.m. at Gerald Poole Field. Available to unsigned high…

Ole Miss Rebels softball reaches NCAA Super Regionals

For the first time in school history, Ole Miss is an NCAA Regional Champion, and will head to Super Regionals next weekend following a 7-2 victory over North Carolina Sunday afternoon. The Rebels (43-18) capped off what turned into a…

History of Decoration Day/Memorial Day

Submitted by C.J. Johnson In this day and age Memorial Day is a three-day holiday weekend, falling on the last Monday in May.  A great deal of our country’s history is caught up in this particular holiday.  In researching the…

Nanih Waiya Champions

Game One: Big Bats power NW past Smith Smithville in opener By Laurence Hilliard Winston County Journal PEARL – It took Nanih Waiya a couple of innings for the bats to warm up Tuesday. But once they did, the Warriors…

Oxford to host 43rd Old-Time Piano Playing Contest

The Old-Time Piano Playing Contest and festival will take place at the end of May in Oxford, bringing with it many ragtime enthusiasts. However, ragtime music is not the only style that will be heard. Throughout the competition styles other…

Register now for MSU Camps

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU-EXT-AgCommNews Three Mississippi State University Conservation Camps are giving Mississippi middle and high schoolers a chance to explore wildlife, the outdoors, and careers in science and nature this summer. The MSU Extension Service and the MSU College…