Category: News

ECCC Hall of Fame, additional award winners recognized

East Central Community College recently announced inductees into the 2015 Hall of Fame, the highest honor a student can receive at the college. They include (from left) Leah Ferguson and Allison Johnson, both of Philadelphia; Lauren Cantey of Collinsville, Caleb Stallings of Enterprise, Zach Allen of Louisville and Warner Parkes of Nanih Waiya.  The honorees were announced during Awards Day activities held April 30, 2015 in Huff Auditorium. Their photos will hang in the Hall of Fame Collection in the lobby of Huff Auditorium. (EC Photo)

Recipients of Hall of Fame and other honors were recognized during the annual Awards Day program held April 30, 2015, at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Selection to the Hall of Fame is considered the highest honor a student … Read more

NW Warriors continue to advance in baseball playoffs

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya Warriors headed into this week’s action riding a nine-game winning streak, including four straight wins in the MHSAA Class 1A State Baseball Playoffs.

The Warriors were scheduled to visit Stringer in … Read more

News of the Past – 05/06/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – May 5, 1915

LOUISVILLE: R. O. Brasfield informs us that he will open a 5-cent … Read more

Church Memorials & Southern Cooks: My Memories

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to spend some time with friends and actually just be by myself for a change, and it was quite peaceful. I rested a bit, and I also visited a couple of stunning cemeteries … Read more

Clarification – 05/06/15

The Winston Garden Club, Louisville Garden Club, and the Town and Country Garden Club purchased the trees at Memorial Park cemetery near the flags and dedication area.… Read more

Sports Schedules – 05/06/15

WED, MAY 6
Prep Golf
TBA — MHSAA Class 3A State Golf Tournament at Carolina Golf Club in Jackson
College Softball
SEC Tournament at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge (11 a.m. — Missouri vs. Mississippi State, 1:30 p.m. — Georgia … Read more

Calendar of Events – 05/06/15

Forum set May 18
The Winston County Republican Women’s Club is sponsoring a Political Forum and dinner on May 18th at Market Cafe at 6:30 PM.  Candidates for Senate District 18 and House District 35 will speak at the Forum.  … Read more

Noxapater Lady Tigers fall in second round of playoffs

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Noxapater High School fast-pitch softball team had a successful season in 2015, reaching the second round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Playoffs before falling to Natchez Cathedral.

The Lady Tigers opened the … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 05/06/15

Vote May 12
With so many challenges facing our America, it sometimes feels like our country is past the point of no return. The huge national debt, the erosion of moral values and a threats from terrorists abroad … Read more