Category: News

Legals – 02/24/2016

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WINSTON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP OF MARTINA JANE ASHMORE, NCM
JANICE H. HUNTER, GUARDIAN CIVIL ACTION NO. 9187… Read more

Obituaries – 02/24/2016

Ms. Willie Francis Miller
February 11, 2016
Funeral services for Ms. Willie Francis Miller, 94, were held at Millsprings Baptist Church in Weir on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 11 a.m. Dr. Vincent Coleman officiated. Burial at Bethlehem.
A native … Read more

Arbor event grows good response

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Abby Wells sings at the Noxapater event.

Arbor Day celebration assists recovery of community

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The recognition of Arbor Day is a nationwide event, but this day has more meaning for Winston County residents as The Winston County Extension Office hosted … Read more

Noxapater January Student of the Month

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Kindergarten: Kylee Jordan and Bailey Prisock
1st Grade: Ayatta Bourrage and Darius Moore
2nd Grade: Blake Covington and Jy’kavius Riddle
3rd Grade: Samantha Todd and Jaycie Claire Flake
4th Grade: Savoncia Johnson… Read more

Noxapater takes 53-50 overtime thriller over French Camp

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Tigers of Noxapater High School are hoping Friday night’s 53-50 overtime win over French Camp will give them positive momentum heading into this week’s Region 6-1A Basketball Tournament being played at Nanih Waiya.… Read more

Investiture held for new circuit judge

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Mitchell, with his left hand placed on a Bible held by his son, Matt, takes the oath of office from Waller. Mitchell was sworn in as the new 5th Circuit Court judge during an official ceremony at FBC Eupora on Feb. 5.

From Press Reports

The Honorable George M. Mitchell Jr. was sworn into service in an official ceremony as circuit judge for the 5th Circuit Court District on Feb. 5.

The ceremony was held at the First Baptist Church in Mitchell’s … Read more

Partnership with MSU, Louisville schools is ‘perfect match’

Cavayon Crosby, Louisville Municipal School District student, and MSU elementary education major Addie Clark work on after-school assignments as part of the DREAMS program. (Photo by Paige Watson)

LOUISVILLE, Miss.—Now in its third year, an after-school and summer program named for a late Mississippi State alumna is continuing to benefit students in the Louisville Municipal School District, as well as MSU College of Education students.… Read more

Zika Virus – real threat or another scare?

We all know the media thrives on dramatic headlines and stories to get our attention. Sometimes these headlines are legitimate concerns and other times, well…not so much. Which one is the case with Zika Virus?… Read more