Category: News

Wedding: Bates-Brantley

Mr. Jess Martin Brantley and Miss Kayla Elizabeth Bates

Bates, Brantley to exchange vows in December 12 ceremony:
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Wayne Bates of Philadelphia announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Elizabeth Bates, to Mr. Jess Martin Brantley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Martin Brantley of … Read more

EMCC Lions clinch MACJC North Division championship

Wyatt Roberts  passing the ball
Photos are taken by Jason Dyess

From school reports

SCOOBA – Clinching their seventh MACJC North Division football title in eight years, the eighth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College also secured a No. 1 seed for the upcoming state playoffs by earning a 49-16 home … Read more

National Friends of the Library Week to be celebrated

Friends of The Library help provide many things that makes the library better for all citizens.

From press reports

October 18-24th is National Friends of the Library Week and the staff of the library would like to say a big “Thank You!” to everyone who is a member of the Winston County Friends of the Library … Read more

Louisville Healthcare celebrates two Centenarians

Watson and Waldrop

From staff and press reports

It’s not the same old story.

More people are living to 100, and many are crossing the century barrier in relatively good health. From 1980 to 2010, the number of centenarians in the United States … Read more

Winston County UDC holds monthly meeting

Joey Partridge presents a program.


The Winston Guards 2643 UDC held their monthly meeting at Lake Tiak O’Khata on Monday night October 5, 2015. Hostesses for the meeting were Robin Black and Earline Stewart who had decorated the tables with the colors of fall.… Read more

Community Helpers

At the library.

The First United Methodist Church of Louisville recently organized a Community Helpers Week, which allows the staff of the church to introduce different community helpers to the children and to their parents for them to meet and know the men … Read more

Swamp hunter

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Al Porter tagged these alligators during a recent hunt in Louisiana. … Read more

Nanih Waiya drops 15-10 road decision to Smithville

Nanih Waiya battling for a score in an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

First-year Nanih Waiya head football coach Ryan Keeton is hoping Friday night’s tough 15-10 loss to Smithville will help his Warriors get ready for their Thursday night showdown at Region 3-1A foe Noxapater.

“I … Read more

Cross-Creek Rivalry has region title at stake this year

Nanih Waiya huddle up in an earlier game.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

It has finally arrived.

On Thursday night Noxapater will host Nanih Waiya in the annual cross-creek football rivalry that pits friends, neighbors and family members against each other.

This year, it is for more … Read more

WMC-NH hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Walk


From press reports

What a great day at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home as they celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness.
They held their 1st Walk/Wheel For A Cure in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Three of the lovely ladies that … Read more