Category: News

Warriors set to open league play this week

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya baseball team improved to 6-3 on the season with a narrow 3-1 win over French Camp last Tuesday. This week has the Warriors opening region play with a two-game set against…

Kick Butts Day: Empowering youth to educate others and take action

From press reports On March 16, Mississippi youth in Winston County had the opportunity to participate in Kick Butts Day, a national day of activism encouraging youth to educate their peers and communities on the harmful effects of tobacco use…

Local Noxapater student competes at USA Junior Nationals

Tylon Brantley, a senior at Noxapater Attendance Center, who is ranked number 10 in the graduating Class of2016 with a GPA of 3.5, recently participated in the USA Junior Basketball Nationals on March 13, 2016, at Millsaps College in Jackson,…

Stories and tales of ‘The Great Depression’ of 1929-1941

By James W. Hunt Edited by Jane S. Hunt   Why would you want to read about such a “down” time in our country’s economic history? Is it because it shows us the resourcefulness of the American Spirit? The bravery…

Local attends Florida comic con

Submitted There’s a comic book convention that happens every February for the last three years in Pensacola Fl.  Local Cartoonist Andy Childress has been going to it for all three years.

Chamber awards deserving citizens

The 59th annual Winston County Economic Development Partnership/ Chamber of Commerce/ Main Street Banquet was held on March 3 at Lake Tiak O’Kata. Kyle Curran of the Chamber of Commerce welcomed everyone.

Winston Republican Women visit the capitol

Submitted by Dean Watkins, Chairman, Winston County Republican Women Winston County Republican Women traveled to Jackson on March 9th and joined other Republican women throughout the state for Republican Women Legislative Day or better known as “Red Coat Day”. Representing…

On display

Another beautiful quilt on display at the Winston County Library. 

Former GP employees hold reunion

About 55 former employees of Georgia Pacific recently held a reunion at Lake Tia O’Kata. Grady Suttle was an employee of GP for 33 years with 15 years in Louisville and 17 years served in Atlanta.