News

Winston County native heading SEC communication office

A 1999 Mississippi State communication graduate is the new communications director for the Southeastern Conference.

Charles D. “Chuck” Dunlap’s promotion was announced Thursday [Oct. 10] by conference commissioner Mike Slive. Dunlap begins his new duties immediately, Slive added.

Associate director … Read more

Lady Warriors ready to make deep run into 1A playoffs

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

After a slow start the Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors, under the direction of first-year head coach Courtnee Graham, put together a solid season and went 11-5 in the regular season, excluding tournaments … Read more

WA honor roll

WINSTON ACADEMY

HONOR ROLL & GOOD CONDUCT

1ST SIX WEEKS

1ST GRADE HONOR ROLL

A.J. Drury, Joe Wylie Duett, Anna Rose Eaves, Taylor Hamilton, Emily Majors, Layton Nowell, Kaylee Rogers, Jonah Sims, Brent Ware,Landon Wray, Ayla Wylie, Eva Allman, Ella … Read more

Thinking about the history of a community

Hanna McCain

As I was re-reading through Ms. Nannie Maude Reynolds and Mrs. Betty Suttle’s book The First Hundred Years: A History of Noxapater I was very flattered to find that my sisters and I were named “pillars of the … Read more

First Nanih Waiya Fall Fest planned

From press reports

 

The Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park would like to welcome everyone to attend their First Annual Nanih Waiya Fall Festival on Saturday, October 19 on Middleton Road in the Nanih Waiya Community.

The Festival will … Read more

‘Learn to read’ ministry program planned

From press reports

 

Mountain Top Ministries is now registering for the “Learn to Read Program”.

The program is designed to assist adults with the fundamental reading skills that can assist them with the day to day functions of life.… Read more

Man loses appeal in capital murder

From press reports

 

The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday declined to hear a post-conviction petition filed by J.C. Higginbotham who wanted a new trial on grounds that his guilty plea was involuntary.

Higginbotham was one of four people arrested … Read more