Category: News

Nanih Waiya set to host Lumberton in second round of playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Daylon Burks is a name the Nanih Waiya Warriors will be hearing a lot this week as they prepare to host Lumberton High School (7-5) in the second round of the MHSAA Class 1A…

Birth – 11/18/15

Herbert Henry “Hub” McCain Cynthia Hanna (Johnson) and Joseph Christopher McCain are pleased to announce the birth of their second son, Herbert Henry “Hub” McCain. Hub was born at 6:10 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Anderson Regional Medical Center…

WA students receive basket-making presentation

From press and staff reports Students in Mrs. Sanders 8th grade Mississippi History class at Winston Academy were given a presentation on pine needle basket weaving by Ms. Bessie Johnson of the Mississippi Arts Council. Johnson is a native of…

New Library employee welcomed

The Winston County Library staff is proud to announce their newest member, Andrea McHenry, as the new Children’s Librarian. Louisville native Andrea graduated from Nanih Waiya Attendance Center and went on to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with an…

Winston County residents can give boxes of hope

Winston County families, churches and groups are not waiting until Thanksgiving Day to express gratitude. Instead, this week they are giving back by lovingly packing gifts of joy for children around the world living in extreme poverty or affected by…

MDCC welcomes new public relations and sports information director

From press reports Mississippi Delta Community College is pleased to announce the hire of Jamie Scrivener as the new Public Relations and Sports Information Director. She will be responsible for enhancing the college’s reputation through press releases and social media…

Stewart sisters hold gathering

Submitted by Frances Ball It has become the custom for the Stewart Sisters to meet each year. This year they met in October at the home of Delaine Woodruff. Beginning on Friday evening, a delightful dinner was enjoyed. Joining the…

Red Hills Seniors hold annual Thanksgiving luncheon

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Red Hills Senior Citizens held its annual Thanksgiving Luncheon on November 10 at the Winston County Extension Office at 11 a.m. The annual event brings member together to celebrate in the blessings…

Locals attend state convention

Ouida Donald and Dean Watkins represented Winston County Republican Women at the Mississippi Republican State Convention in Jackson recently.  This was an opportunity to network with other Republican women throughout the State.