Category: News

Longview Opry has full house with special guest musicians


By Terry Harpole

According to Wikipedia, Longview was incorporated between 1902-09, and today, it has a few businesses but the school has been closed for many years.

Thanks to many people in the area, the Longview community is a long … Read more

Tigers earn tight baseball victory over Scott Central

Mike Robertson/Courtesy
Noxapater’s Kiera Phillips hustles down the first base line during the Louisville v Noxapater Girls Softball on February 27, 2016

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Tigers of Noxapater High School won one of the three baseball games they played last week, posting a 9-7 win over homestanding Scott Central on Friday.

Noxapater opened the week with a 9-3 … Read more

Five locals to compete in state ACT-SO event this Saturday

Alicia Michelle Hopkins, Maya Clay, Destinee Ashford, Asia Eichelberger, and not pictured is LeBreece Steele.

From press

Five local teens will head to Jackson, MS this Saturday, March 12, 2016 to compete in the Mississippi NAACP ACT-SO competition.

The Mississippi NAACP is showcasing the “Olympics of the Mind” through its ACT-SO Competition, and five Winston … Read more

Mississippi Party Primary Election Day Update

It appears statewide voting is running smoothly with a lighter turnout.

There have been several issues reported by voters in Hinds County including four (4)… Read more

2016 Midsouth Star Gaze and Astronomy Conference


Rainwater Observatory is gearing up for its annual Midsouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference coming up April 6-9, 2016.

This event attracts amateur and professional astronomers from around the country. It is held under one of the darkest skies in … Read more

Calendar of Events – 03/09/2016

La Leche League meeting 4th Sat. each month
La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at the County Extension Building. La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support, leaders accredited by La … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 03/09/2016

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Recently, the R.C. Ingram family welcomed visitors from Ocean Springs, Julie and Steve Fandel. Julie is the daughter of the late Geraldine Gladney, sister of Alene Ingram. The Fandels spent … Read more

Safety is your responsibility: Make a plan

From David Edwards
BSafe Technologies

What’s Happening around you.

Do you know? If you have watched the news lately you have a pretty good idea. I know most of the material they report is depressing, but take 5 to 10 … Read more

House finishes deadline week

By Rep. Michael T. Evans, Dist.45

I am proud to say that we spent last week working hard with little controversy on the House floor, and absolutely no harsh words. This was a welcome relief after ending the previous week … Read more

ECCC Lady Warriors upset in first round of Region XXIII tourney

The East Central Community College Lady Warrior basketball team fell 77-75 to the Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XXIII Tournament last Wednesday at A.E. Wood Coliseum on the … Read more