Category: News

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.

LHS baseball, softball teams have successful weeks

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School were riding a four-game winning streak headed into this week’s play. LHS was set to visit West Lauderdale on Tuesday, before hosting Kosciusko on Thursday and Choctaw…

USDA helps to restore and manage longleaf pine forests

The United States Department of Agriculture / Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS),  has funding available to aid forest managers working to restore Longleaf Pine ecosystems on private lands in Mississippi.  Longleaf pine forestsnearly vanished, but a coordinated conservation effort led…

WA Honor Roll

Winston Academy Honor Roll 4th Six Weeks 1st Grade Good Conduct: Sydnee Addkison, Layla Cefalu, Sally Ann Harris, Graison McDill, Ryle Mills, Bella White, Kayla Blanton, Anniston Cummins, Katelyn Easley, Rhylan Eaves, Sydney Kate Gilmer, James Haven Joiner, Jordan Miller…