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111th Anniversary to be held Jan. 5

Pastor Anthony Thames and the Oak Grove #2 Baptist Church family will be celebrating 111 year church anniversary January 5 at 3 p.m.  The guest speaker will be Rev. Scotty Dailey and church … Read more

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 – December 26, 1913

WEDDINGS: Mr. C. A. Gillock and Miss Ella Faulkner were married at Stallo … Read more

Rotary Club hosts MSU’s Sid Salter

From staff reports

 

The Louisville Rotary Club hosted Sid Salter, Director of Public Affairs at Mississippi State, September 25..

Salter discussed many positives of Mississippi State including the addition of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s presidential library.

Salter noted while … Read more

Lady Tigers take three wins to remain undefeated

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Noxapater girls basketball team used three wins last week to move to 8-0 on the season and climb one spot to No. 3 in the latest MHSAA Class 1A rankings released … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, DEC. 27

Prep Basketball

TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered)

SATURDAY, DEC. 28

Prep Basketball

TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered)

11 a.m. — East Webster girls vs. Columbus at Immanuel Christian

12:30 p.m. — … Read more

HOSA week recognized

From press reports

 

HOSA (Health occupations students of America) is a career and technical student organization for high school and post-secondary students who plan to pursue a health care career, and is committed to building a pipeline of future … Read more

Lady Patriots ranked No. 1 in MAIS AA

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy fell just two quarters short of upsetting top-ranked Leake Academy on Saturday, before dropping a 44-35 decision.

WA, now 14-5 overall and 4-1 in league action, … Read more

Santa Claus and his part in Christmas

I received an e-mail this week from a colleague. It was titled “Why Santa is Evil.”

I was a bit shocked. I am kind of fond of the jolly old fellow myself. It made me aware for the first time … Read more

Celebration held November 26

From press reports

 

On November 26, 2013 the senior of Life Organization held a Thanksgiving Celebration at Covenant Church, Evangelist Essie Jackson delivered a great Sermonette in title “Overflowing with Gratitude” Colossians 2:6-8. Covenant Mrs Adam Lowery provided music … Read more