Category: News

Groundbreaking held for Nanih Waiya safe room and cafeteria

From staff reports Nanih Waiya Attendance Center held a groundbreaking ceremony for the soon to be built storm shelter and cafeteria. The new cafeteria will hold more students than the present cafeteria, but more importantly the building will act as…

County’s unemployment rate at 8.5 percent

From press report Winston County’s unemployment rate dropped in January, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. January’s unemployment rate was 8.5 percent, down from December’s 9.6 percent. The jobless rate was 10.1 percent in January…

Chamber of Commerce launches 2016 Great American Cleanup

Volunteers take action to clean, restore and renew Winston County From press reports The Chamber of Commerce, Winston Strong, the City of Louisville, the City of Noxapater, and the Winston County Board of Supervisors announce the launch of the 2016…

Master Gardener speaks to Town & Country Garden Club

Submitted by Frances Ball The Town & Country Garden Club met on March 17, 2016 at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. Mrs. Dianne Dempsey served as hostess. Co-hostess Marie was unable to attend due to illness in her family. Mrs. Debbie Moody, President,…

Winston Academy Patriots split two games last week

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Winston Academy baseball team moved into this week’s scheduled action with a 4-4 record after splitting a pair of games last week in the Benton Academy Spring Break Tournament.

Noxapater Tigers blank Sebastopol on baseball diamond

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Noxapater baseball team picked up a 3-0 win over Sebastopol on Tuesday before dropping a 9-4 decision at Leake Central last Thursday. This week the Tigers were set to host French Camp on…

LHS Wildcats split four baseball games last week

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal After struggling with weather conditions, the Louisville High School baseball team finally got a chance to play a full slate of games last week, splitting four contests. LHS opened the week with a 7-0…

Parenting brings a special view

I often wonder what our life was like before Joseph and I had Eli and Hub. Our lives were quite a bore, I am quite sure of this. Eli just recently celebrated his 4th birthday and I haven’t been able to…