Category: News

ECCC Baseball Team to host open tryouts

The East Central Community College baseball team will host two different open tryouts for players interested in playing for Warriors next season. The tryouts will be held Monday, May 9, and Monday, May 16, at 3 p.m. each day at…

Calendar of Events

Family Center Parent Workshop April 28 Tenth and eleventh grade parents and students are invited to attend a “Preparing for U.S. History/English State Tests” workshop on April 28 at 5 p.m. at the Family Center. The presenters will be Mrs.…

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – April 28, 1916 LOUISVILLE: We are glad that Capt. M. A. Coleman was able to attend…

Let’s be Neighbors

Carolyn Mills, Provides a weekly view from the community. Friends of Legion State Park held their quarterly meeting on April 14th in the Lodge to plan the Kids –N- Kats Fishing Rodeo, the regular meeting having been canceled because of…

Lady Tigers set to face Ethel in softball playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal It took three games, but the Noxapater Tigers withstood a strong challenge from Sebastopol to win the opening-round series in the MHSAA Class 1A State Baseball Playoffs. The home team came out on top…

36th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet a success

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Branch NAACP hosted its 36th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on April 23, 2016, at 7 p.m. at Lake Tiak-O’Khata Pine Ridge Lodge in Louisville. This year’s theme of the program…

LHS falls to Cleveland in decisive third game

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville HIgh School Wildcats pushed Cleveland to a decisive third game in their best-of-three series in the first round of the MHSAA Class 4A State Baseball Playoffs, before dropping an 11-1 decision. The…

Nanih Waiya rolls by Leake County in playoff opener

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya High School baseball team had no trouble in its first round series against Leake County in the MHSAA Class 1A State Baseball Playoffs on Friday. The Warriors tossed a pair of…

Letter

Author to be spotlighted here I would like to take credit for speaking the word around Louisville about Richard Grant’s wonderful book on the Mississippi Delta entitled “Dispatches from Pluto,” but I’m sure many others discovered it on their own.…

Clarification

In the April 20 edition, in the article “Extension Service and LHS host money management program” Tracy Gregory of the Winston County Extension office should have been listed as the contact person for the event. Gregory should have been listed…