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C.J. Bates among 11 Lions to sign with Division I schools

From combined reports

 

East Mississippi Community College continues to provide a pipeline for football talent moving onto the next level, as 11 players from the Lions’ 2013 NJCAA National Championship team signed National Letters of Intent with four-year universities … Read more

Pearson finishes fourth in Wrangler NFR event

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

Tyler Pearson of Louisville was one of just four cowboys to record a score in all 10 rounds during the steer wrestling portion of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo that came to … Read more

Nanih Waiya looking to add game with Louisville

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Nanih Waiya High School Warriors and Lady Warriors could possibly be adding games against Louisville HIgh School either late in 2013 or early in 2014, but no dates have been confirmed … Read more

Louisville soccer teams get on hot streak

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Louisville High School boys and girls soccer teams closed out the 2013 portion of their schedule with a pair of wins.

The Wildcats pounded West Lowndes 10-0 and recorded a 3-0 … Read more

Celebration of Champions set for Feb. 1

Coach Miller and his team celebrate at the recent championship. Kevin Hudson/Imageworks Photography

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

An event featuring the coaching staffs of all eight of Louisville High School’s MHSAA State Football Champions is set for Saturday, Feb. 1 at Louisville High School.

Ken McMullan, superintendent of the … Read more

Wicker tells MSU graduates to make positive impact

Graduates Kathy R. Rainey of West Point, Kameca L. Woodard of Weir, Marietta Porter of Starkville, and Cynthia D. Waldrip of Louisville enjoy celebrating their achievements at Mississippi State University’s commencement exercises Saturday. (Photo by Russ Houston)

From press reports

 

U.S. Sen. Roger F. Wicker told Mississippi State fall graduates Saturday [Dec. 14] that big things are expected from them, but that important contributions to society don’t always come with public acclaim.

Wicker delivered the commencement … Read more

Annual concert welcomes full crowds

The crowd along with Jackson’s family and friends along with his father in the wheelchair watch the show.

The 17th annual ‘Home for Christmas’ benefit concert was held Saturday, December 14.  The concert was a huge success. A great time was had by all who attended.

The concert took place at the historic Strand Theatre in downtown Louisville.  … Read more

Lady Warriors take win over Choctaw County

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School picked up a big win over MHSAA Class 3A opponent Choctaw County in the Lady Charger Tournament in Ackerman on Wednesday.

For the week … Read more

State squandering great opportunity

Opinion

Mississippi’s own economists have said that the state is missing out on some 9,000 jobs by refusing to expand its Medicaid program to cover the working poor.

A new study claims the forfeited jobs are more than double that … Read more

ECCC ranked among nation’s fastest growing

For the second straight year, East Central Community College in Decatur is included in the list of 25 Fastest Growing Community Colleges in the United States, according to the Dec. 9, 2013, issue of Community College Week, a national publication … Read more