Category: News

Local group to receive USDA grant

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) today announced that the agency will award more than $22.6 million to drive public and private sector innovation in resource conservation. The agency is investing in 33 projects nationwide through its competitive Conservation…

Nanih Waiya announces athletic award winners

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya brought home four individual and team state championships during the past school year. Recently, the school announced its athletic award winners during an end-of-the-year banquet, including 15 from the MHSAA Class 1A…

Louisville’s Ming wins T-H Marine Flw Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division Tournament

From press reports COLUMBUS, Miss. (June 12, 2017) – Timmy Ming of Louisville, Mississippi, weighed five bass Saturday totaling 13 pounds, 3 ounces to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Mississippi Division tournament on the Columbus Pool.…

Seminar on stopping human trafficking coming to Winston County

From staff reports Human trafficking is believed to be the third largest criminal activity in the world and it’s happening in Mississippi. Organizations dedicated to preventing the heinous crime are now working to inform first responders, community members and anyone…

Summer Library Program in full swing at Winston County Library

From press reports The Winston County Library is hosting three different reading programs for children and teens. Winston County librarian Beth Edwards said the children are having lots of fun. Children 3-5 are enjoying the “Tiny Titans Storytime” program each…

Check It Out At The Winston County Library!

The following FICTION books are now available for checkout at the library: Amanda Quick – The Girl Who Knew Too Much Sherrilyn Kenyon – Dead Men Walking Dennis Lehane – Since we Fell Joanna Trollope – City of Friends Richard…

‘The Sky Is Not the Limit’ Louisville’s Young Aviator

Submitted Do you know that feeling when your teenager backs down the driveway for the first time holding his or her shiny new drivers licenses? You think to yourself, have I prepared him for all potential emergencies and all potential…

Gregory takes over Noxapater baseball program

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal After five years of being an assistant coach, James Gregory felt like it was time to lead his own program. Gregory was recently named the head baseball coach at Noxapater, replacing Casey Orr who…

Sammie Carter reelected in Noxapater

From staff reports The town of Noxapater held its June 6 general election with a turnout of 74 voters. Incumbent Noxapater Mayor Sammy Carter won reelection with 59 votes to Sharon Strickland’s 15 votes. This was Strickland’s first time to…