Category: News

Warriors drop hard-fought playoff game to Lumberton 34-27

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal In a game of huge plays and extraordinary effort by both teams, a couple defensive lapses will probably linger in the memory of the Nanih Waiya Warriors throughout the offseason.

Ole Miss rolls past LSU with 38-17 win

From school reports OXFORD — Junior quarterback Chad Kelly and the Rebel offense broke numerous school records as No. 22 Ole Miss cruised to a 38-17 victory vs. No. 15 LSU Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, reclaiming the Magnolia Bowl trophy…

News of the Past – 11/25/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – November 26, 1915 LOUISVILLE:  Capt. Schryver is moving two of his mills from near J. D.…

Does Turkey really make you sleepy?

Turkeys have been the victim of awful rumors for many years – not the least of which regards their potent ability to induce coma in those that consume their meat every year at Thanksgiving. But is that really true? Can…

Shop local on Small Business Saturday

By Ron Aldridge Every year, Gallup asks people how much confidence they have in various institutions.   The results aren’t surprising. Only 8 percent had “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in Congress. Big business scored 21…

Nanih Waiya Honor roll

Nanih Waiya Attendance Center 1st 9 Weeks Honor Roll 1st Grade, Special Distinction: Kristen Barnhill, Baileigh Crowson, Caysen Dewberry, Addison Fulcher, Ryelee Fulcher, Talon Hanna, Sanjiya Hickman, Porter Howard, Hannah Mills, Leah Robinson, Rylee Vernon, Levi Yarbrough. Distinction: Justin Chandler,…

Blocked field goal hands MSU wild win over Arkansas

From school reports FAYETTEVILLE —  In a wild back and forth affair, Mississippi State (8-3, 4-3 SEC) outlasted Arkansas (6-4, 4-3) to win 51-50 on the road Saturday night. A potential game-winning field goal attempt by Arkansas was blocked by…

Military notes

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Nov. 1, 2015) Gunner’s Mate Seaman Trillany Sims, from Philadelphia, Miss., loads a powder cartridge into the 54-caliber MK 45 lightweight 5-inch gun aboard USS Porter (DDG 78) during a practice fire Nov. 1, 2015. Porter, an Arleigh…

Trash has its place: not on our roads  

JACKSON, MISS. – Have you ever been driving along a quiet back road with the windows down and the warm breeze blowing through your hair while thoughtfully admiring the late afternoon scenery surrounding you? You admire the gentle, rolling green…