Category: News

I expect compassion and courage from my state

When did Mississippians stop doing what was the right and stop helping others because of fear? I expected Alabama and some Northern states to say Syrian Refugees are not welcome, but for my state of Mississippi- the hospitality state- to…

Healthfest

Health Sciences Core Students Attend Healthfest Health Sciences Core students at Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center attended the Healthfest at ECCC on Thursday, October 22nd.  Students had the opportunity to tour all of the health programs offered at ECCC and…

Noxapater drops tough overtime loss in playoff opener

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Momentum shifts aren’t imaginary, and there was a big one just before halftime of Noxapater’s 21-20 loss to Stringer in the first round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Football Playoffs on Friday night…

Concert choir

The East Central Community College Concert Choir (pictured), along with the Newton County High School choir, will present Handel’s “Messiah” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and…

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…