News

‘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

Smith Family, Choctaw Books preserved history

By Ken Strachan

Columnist

 

I recently made my last visit to what is an institution here in Mississippi as far as history is concerned, Choctaw Books in Jackson. The bookstore, which began as a private library of former U.S. … Read more

Wildcats host Aberdeen in Region 4-3A showdown

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Louisville High School Wildcats aren’t hiding from anybody these days.

Most educated prep football observors recognize LHS as the team to beat in MHSAA Class 3A this season and the Wildcats … Read more

ECCC plans Military Appreciation Night Oct. 24

East Central Community College is honoring all military veterans during activities scheduled Thursday, October 24, 2013, when the Warriors host Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in the season finale.

All military veterans and their families will be admitted free to … Read more

Warriors getting ready to take care of business on Friday

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Nanih Waiya football team may want to consider adopting Bachman Turner Overdrive’s 1970s rock classic “Takin’ Care of Business” as their theme song for the rest of the season.

That’s certainly … Read more

Patriots lose to Rebels 42-25

By Wendell Womack

 

If one would want to blame the recent Winston loss on one player, then it should be Nathan Cothern!!

The junior running back from Tri County in Flora rushed for 310 yards and scored on touchdown … Read more

MSU Winston County summer graduates

More than 676 degrees were conferred at the conclusion of Mississippi State University’s 2013 summer term.

Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific … Read more