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LES Reading Fair winners announced












Louisville Elementary recently held its school reading fair winners were: Division D Grade 3-Individual Fiction 1st place--Kyla Cole, 2nd Place--Chawan Jernigan,  3rd Place Tie--Karrington Coburn & Alyston Lowery Division E Grades 4-5--Individual Fiction 1st Place--Skyler Tucker, 2nd Place--Kristin Jernigan, 3rd Place--Jaylon Young Division H Grades 3-5 --Individual NONfiction 1st Place--Brayleigh Stoots, 2nd Place--Etrevion Smith First place winners competed at the District Fair at Eiland Middle School on Nov. 20.

Louisville Elementary recently held its school reading fair winners were:
Division D
Grade 3-Individual Fiction
1st place–Kyla Cole, 2nd Place–Chawan Jernigan,
3rd Place Tie–Karrington Coburn & Alyston Lowery
Division E
Grades 4-5–Individual Fiction
1st Place–Skyler Tucker, 2nd Place–Kristin Jernigan,

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District Reading Fair held at EMS


From press & staff reports

The 2015/2016 District Reading Fair for the Louisville Municipal School District was held on Friday, November 20 at Eiland Middle School. The first place winners will move on to the Regional Reading Fair to take … Read more

Warriors drop hard-fought playoff game to Lumberton 34-27

11-20-15 (95 ev 4x)

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

In a game of huge plays and extraordinary effort by both teams, a couple defensive lapses will probably linger in the memory of the Nanih Waiya Warriors throughout the offseason.… Read more

Ole Miss rolls past LSU with 38-17 win

From school reports

OXFORD — Junior quarterback Chad Kelly and the Rebel offense broke numerous school records as No. 22 Ole Miss cruised to a 38-17 victory vs. No. 15 LSU Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, reclaiming the Magnolia Bowl trophy … Read more

News of the Past – 11/25/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – November 26, 1915

LOUISVILLE:  Capt. Schryver is moving two of his mills from near J. … Read more

Does Turkey really make you sleepy?

Turkeys have been the victim of awful rumors for many years – not the least of which regards their potent ability to induce coma in those that consume their meat every year at Thanksgiving. But is that really true? Can … Read more

Shop local on Small Business Saturday

By Ron Aldridge

Every year, Gallup asks people how much confidence they have in various institutions.
The results aren’t surprising. Only 8 percent had “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in Congress. Big business scored 21 … Read more

Nanih Waiya Honor roll

Nanih Waiya Attendance Center 1st 9 Weeks Honor Roll

1st Grade, Special Distinction: Kristen Barnhill, Baileigh Crowson, Caysen Dewberry, Addison Fulcher, Ryelee Fulcher, Talon Hanna, Sanjiya Hickman, Porter Howard, Hannah Mills, Leah Robinson, Rylee Vernon, Levi Yarbrough. Distinction: Justin Chandler, … Read more

Blocked field goal hands MSU wild win over Arkansas

From school reports

FAYETTEVILLE —  In a wild back and forth affair, Mississippi State (8-3, 4-3 SEC) outlasted Arkansas (6-4, 4-3) to win 51-50 on the road Saturday night. A potential game-winning field goal attempt by Arkansas was blocked by … Read more