Monthly Archives: August 2013

Nanih Waiya player injured during practice, sent to UMC

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya sophomore running back Ken McQueen was injured during practice on Monday afternoon and was airlifted to University Medical Center where surgery was performed that night. Nanih Waiya head football coach Tate…

Thigpen discusses Charter Schools with REPM

From staff and press reports   The Mississippi Charter Schools Act lists 32 requirements that must be addressed in the application, said Forest Thigpen, a charter schools advocate and president of the Jackson-based Mississippi Center for Public Policy think tank…

Meet the Wildcats

The Louisville High School Wildcats held a successful Meet the Wildcats night recently and held a midnight scrimmage to practice the offense and defense. A good size crowd of loyal LHS fans turned out for the event.

School is back in – Smoking is out for good

Mississippi high school student Michael Henderson appreciates the fact that he can go to school and not feel pressure from his classmates to use tobacco products. “I am 100 percent behind the ‘no tobacco products on school campuses’ rule because…

WCSHC’s honored founding members

Dee Dotson, Mary Hannah, Omerio Dotson, and Bobby Hardin

The Winston County Self Help Cooperative honored their founding members for 28 years of untiring services to help save rural America on August 5, 2013. WCSHC provides technical services to help landowners and farmers generate income from their natural resources.…

Local participates in Ladies Football event at MSU

Coach Mullen with Fulton during the clinic.

From staff reports   Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen and his staff hosted the 2013 Ladies Football Clinic on Saturday, July 20, and about 100 attended. Among those attending was Winston County’s Bonnie Fulton. She noted that the…