Category: News

News of the Past – 08/19/15

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

100 Years Ago – August 20, 1915

City Health Officer Dr. Montgomery reminds our people of the necessity of … Read more

ECCC invites public to ‘Meet the Warriors’

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and player introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24, at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

ECCC President Dr. Billy … Read more

Smart exterior lighting can help protect wildlife

By Adam Rohnke
Wildlife Extension Associate
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mississippi State University

RAYMOND, Miss. — Lighting has increased human productivity by extending the functional time during a given day to work, play and relax. Exterior lighting for … Read more

ECCC soccer teams set to open season

From school reports

DECATUR — The East Central Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams both open their seasons Friday , at Meridian Community College. The men’s teams will take the pitch at 1 p.m., with the women’s teams to … Read more

Jail Docket – 08/19/15

August 11, 2015
Moore, Steve R., 03/14/1983, W/M, P.O. Scott, MDOC, Violation of Parole.

Schlegel, Justin, 06/02/1981, W/M, P.O.K. Jackson/T. Pritchett, MDOC, Violation of Probation.

Hercules, Floyd, 03/26/1964, B/M, WSO, Aggravated Assault.… Read more

Young Lady Warriors looking to gain experience quickly

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

With Ashlie Thames being the only senior on the team, first-year Nanih Waiya head slow-pitch softball coach Courtnee Graham knew her team would be inexperienced.

“We are a young team,” Graham said, after her … Read more

Easy burger casseroles…plus Sunkist Cake

Casseroles and easy meals are a giant part of the lives of busy people, and since many of my recipes are specifically geared toward all of my readers who are very busy, these recipes that I have provided this week … Read more

USM, ECCC combine to offer fall softball camps

From school reports

East Central Community College and University of Southern Mississippi softball coaches are teaming up to offer both skills and pitching camps on the Decatur campus this fall.

An All Skills Camp will be held Sept. 14, 21, … Read more

MSU researcher: U.S. racial residential segregation evolving

STARKVILLE, Miss.–Racial residential segregation in the United States is changing its form.

A new study co-authored by Mississippi State sociology professor Domenico “Mimmo” Parisi finds that, while neighborhood segregation declined between 1990-2010, segregation between suburbs and suburbs and central cities … Read more

Lady Wildcats open softball season with two wins

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Wildcats of Louisville HIgh School started the 2015 slow-pitch softball season with a bang on Saturday, defeating Noxapater 8-0 and Nanih Waiya 13-2 in the Winston County Classic.

This week LHS will … Read more