Category: News

Christmas program FUMC

The First United Methodist Church Kindergarten Class held its Christmas Program on Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. The program featured children of the class performing songs and “finger plays.”

Soybean value falls just shy of $1B mark

By Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Estimates indicate that lower soybean prices caused the value of Mississippi’s top row crop to drop below $1 billion for the first time since 2011 despite producers posting the second highest…

Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors continue winning ways

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School looked to finish off the 2015 portion of the 2015-16 season on a high night when they played Aberdeen Tuesday in the St. Andrews Holiday Classic…

Book signing

Dozens of people showed up for Louisville native Tiffany Moore’s book signing Sat. 12/12/15 at the Winston County Library.  Now living in Atlanta with her husband Derek Moore,

Hood shot

Jonah Hood recently bagged his first buck a six pointer December

State ag values took a small hit in 2015

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Neither crop yields nor prices were particularly bad in 2015, but Mississippi’s estimated state agricultural production value still dropped to $7.2 billion, a 4.9 percent decrease from the previous year.

Library fun

Winston County Librarian Andrea McHenry (in back, standing, with striped sweater) hosted a Christmas Story Hour at the library last week. 

Eggs bolster state’s total poultry values in 2015

By Linda Breazeale MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Spared from bird flu outbreaks in 2015, Mississippi’s poultry industry benefitted significantly from higher egg prices but still felt the pinch from export declines. Preliminary estimates indicate a 3.4 percent increase…

EMCC Freshman among nations leading scorers in junior college hoops

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process. That…