Category: News

New and reelected officials take oath of office

Winston County Supervisors take the oath.
Luke Parkes
Burr Warner
Larry Duran
Ralph Goss
Marion Jordan

From staff reports

Fifteen Winston County officials elected or re-elected in November took the oath of office in front of a large crowd inside the main courtroom of the Winston County Courthouse Tuesday morning.

Chancery Judge Joseph Kilgore presided over … Read more

Ranked

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Left to right: Sydney Addkinson, Presley Scrivener, Elizabeth Scrivener, Jordan Miller, William Pugh, Cooper Randle. Not pictured: Wesley Duvall, Trent Terrell, Zachary Cistrunk and Caleb Burnside.

Lee Verry’s Elite Martial Arts class had a rank … Read more

If you see something you agree or disagree with say something

Most of the time I as publisher do not place editorial opinions, cartoons or the like in the newspaper but with continued apathy among all voters in this country. I have to speak up.

I want readers to agree. I … Read more

Christmas program FUMC

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The First United Methodist Church Kindergarten Class held its Christmas Program on Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. The program featured children of the class performing songs and “finger plays.”… Read more

Soybean value falls just shy of $1B mark

Mississippi soybean growers harvested the second highest soybean yield in state history in 2015, but low market prices caused the crop to dip below $1 billion in value for the first time since 2011. (File photo by MSU Extension Service/Kat Lawrence)

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Estimates indicate that lower soybean prices caused the value of Mississippi’s top row crop to drop below $1 billion for the first time since 2011 despite producers posting the second highest … Read more

Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors continue winning ways

Ashlie Thames (23) looks for an open teammate to pass the ball to.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School looked to finish off the 2015 portion of the 2015-16 season on a high night when they played Aberdeen Tuesday in the St. Andrews Holiday Classic … Read more

Book signing

(Seated) Author Tiffany Moore, (standing l-r) Tiffany’s husband Derek Moore; grandmother Mary McQueen; aunt Elizabeth Eichelberger; family friend Mamie Gladney; and father Johnny Harrington.

Dozens of people showed up for Louisville native Tiffany Moore’s book signing Sat. 12/12/15 at the Winston County Library.  Now living in Atlanta with her husband Derek Moore, … Read more

Hood shot

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Jonah Hood recently bagged his first buck a six pointer December… Read more

State ag values took a small hit in 2015

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By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Neither crop yields nor prices were particularly bad in 2015, but Mississippi’s estimated state agricultural production value still dropped to $7.2 billion, a 4.9 percent decrease from the previous year.… Read more