Category: News

Lady Wildcats pick up hoops win at New Hope

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School improved their record to 2-3 on the year with a 57-51 win at New Hope on Nov. 24. The LHS boys fell to 1-4 with a 69-45 … Read more

Shop safer and smarter this season


The holidays are a busy time full of parties, travel, entertaining and, of course, shopping. And amidst the bustle of the holiday season, fraudsters are looking to cash in on unsuspecting victims.

“Fraudsters are clever, and the hectic holiday … Read more

Senators announce new funding for Winston County Medical Facilities

FEMA Approves $1.78 Million Grant to Continue Replacement of Tornado-Damaged Medical Center Buildings

From press reports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today announced a $1.78 million federal grant to support continued work in … Read more

Week Three: Christmas candy! New & old recipes!

Here are some new Christmas candy recipes for you, and one old one for you that is a tried and true recipe that we always use for Christmas called a magic cookie bar. These first were introduced to my family … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/02/2015

REPM meeting
Dec. 3
Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi in Winston County will meet on Dec. 3 at Lake Tiak O’Khata at 11 a.m. The program will feature a Business meeting, lunch & singing of Christmas songs led by Merle … Read more

Jail Docket – 12/02/2015

Ingram, Paul, 09/30/1963, B/M, W-13 Holdiness, WSO, Disorderly Conduct.
Calston, Markieus, 12/06/1993, B/M, MDOC County Scott Smith, CMDOC,
Holmes, Thaddis, L-18 Yarborough, Suspended Driver’s License, No Tags.… Read more

Children’s Story hour returns to library

Where were you when you first experienced the joy of books?

Odds are it was on mom’s, dad’s or a grandparent’s lap, having a book read to you – or at the local library, having a lively adult bring a … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 12/02/2015

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.

Recently I decided to visit Shiloh Baptist Church for their Sunday morning worship service. Center Ridge UMC and Shiloh are a little over a mile apart and have been sister congregations … Read more

Text messages result in school lockdown on Nov. 19

Noxapater Attendance Center lockdown Nov. 19 after a student received threatening text messages from a Philadelphia man.

The student contacted school officials after receiving a series of threatening text messages. Winston County Sheriff’s Department was contacted and the school went … Read more

EMCC men run their record to 7-0 on season

From school reports

SCOOBA – The East Mississippi Community College men’s basketball team improved to 7-0 on the season with a solid 104-65 home victory over Faith Prep Academy during Monday night action at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.

Coach Billy … Read more