Category: News

Cochran, Wicker announce FEMA Grants for Community Safe Rooms In Tupelo & Louisville

From press reports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today announced that the City of Tupelo and the Louisville Municipal School District, two areas devastated by tornadoes in 2014, will receive more than $3.2 … Read more

Groups help spruce up airport for major event

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Members of the Town & Country Garden Club along with the help of Master Gardeners took on the landscaping task at the entrance to the Louisiville/Winston County Airport.

Plans for the cleanup and planting have been in the works since … Read more

Nanih Waiya open region play with resounding win over Leake County

Nanih Waiya lining up in an earlier game

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Watching the game film on Sunday afternoon was a whole lot more fun for Nanih Waiya first year head coach Ryan Keeton than it had been the first three weeks.

The Warriors jumped out … Read more

Discussing the flag, future, and ‘big’ tiny feet

This article is going to address a hodgepodge of subjects.

The State Flag of Mississippi
The first subject I will address is the issue with our very own state flag. My belief is that the city and county officials of … Read more

Local students tour WMC

Students gather for a photo opportunity.

Local Healthcare & Clinical Services students toured the new facilities of Winston Medical Center.
The tour was provided to educate and orient them to the new facility where they will begin job shadowing this month.… Read more

Quick start pushes focused Wildcats past Philadelphia, 51-0

Mike Robertson/ Courtesy
Pervis Frazier (13) stiff-arms a would-be tackler on a quarterback keeper.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Devante Glenn may not be able to predict the future, but he came awfully close on Friday night.

“I told the offense they wren’t going to have to worry about the first snap because … Read more

EMCC bounces back to roll past Coahoma 69-0

Photo by Mike Robertson
East Mississippi quarterback Wyatt Roberts picks up yardage against Coahoma last Thursday night.

From school reports

SCOOBA – The seventh-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College rebounded from their first football setback in nearly three years by shutting out Coahoma Community College, 69-0, during Thursday’s MACJC North Division opener played at EMCC’s Sullivan-Windham … Read more

Patriots win shoot-out 76-40

Coaches talk upcoming plays with the players.
Courtesy photos Chasity Wells.

From Wendell Womack

Consider these game stats: 17 touchdowns, 626 yards in rushing, 303 yards in passing, 329 yards and 115 points!

Winston’s victory over Wayne last Friday night in Waynesboro produced more points than many basketball games!… Read more

Experience Works program succeeding at Dean Park

L to R: Jerome Moncrief and Florence Thompson.

by Elmetra Patterson

In May 2010, Friends of Dean Park, Inc. (FODP) was approached as to its need for workers at Dean Park to help with the organization and its many functions in the community as well as beautification of … Read more

Beckwith and Sullivan Snag GSC Weekly Honors

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Delta State University quarterback Tyler Sullivan and defensive back Joreco Beckwith have been named the Gulf South Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week for games played in Week Two of the 2015 season.

West Georgia placekicker Hunter Heck … Read more