Month: May 2017

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…

ECCC Offering Numerous Courses During Summer Terms

East Central Community College in Decatur is offering a variety of courses this summer both online and on the Decatur campus, as well as its locations in Carthage and Philadelphia. The college is offering courses during three terms: Summer Online…

Unemployment down

Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.0% in April, tying the lowest level since January 1976 when the current method of calculating state unemployment rates started.  Since 1976 the Mississippi rate has been 5.0% in ten months but never lower.…

Town and Country Garden Club meets

Submitted On May 18th, The Town Country Garden Club met at the J.W. Gully Camp house for the final meeting of this year. Mrs. Debbie Moody served as hostess for the luncheon. Mrs. Dianne Luke gave the inspiration, which was…