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The Pre class art First United Methodist recently visited Lovorn’s arena… Read more

Noxapater climbs to 6-0 in region with shutout win over FCA

Photo Credits: Paige Rabun
Noxapater moves the ball downfield against FCA.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The visiting Tigers of Noxapater High School weathered a physical game on Friday night to take a 25-0 Region 3-1A win over French Camp Academy.

The win assured Noxapater of finishing first or second … Read more

Five Distinguished Young Women choose ECCC

Pictured are Distinguished Young Women from the college’s five-county district, (from left) Charlie Wilcher, Leake County; Taylor Phillips, Neshoba County; Mackenzie Byrd, Scott County; Codi Ballard, Newton County; and Paige Johnson, Winston County. For more information about ECCC, call 1-877-GO2-ECCC or visit (EC PHOTO)

All five current Distinguished Young Women from the East Central Community College district are attending the college this academic year.

Dr. Randall Lee, vice president for student services at ECCC, said being able to attract top students such as those … Read more

Wildcats fall 33-7 in rivalry contest with Tigers of Noxubee County

LHS players in an earlier game in the season

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Just when it looked as if Louisville was going to work itself back into Friday night’s Region 4-4A showdown with Noxubee County, the homestanding Tigers used a couple big plays to wrestle the momentum … Read more

Tips to help children cope with tragedy, loss

Anna Hughes, a field technical assistant with the Early Years Network helped with post-tornado child care at a Red Cross Shelter in Louisville, Mississippi in May, 2014. (Submitted photo)

By Amy Barefield
MSU Early Years Network

STARKVILLE, Miss. — One of the most difficult tasks a parent or provider will face is guiding children through the grief and instability brought on by tragedy.

Natural disasters, terrorism, mass shootings, deaths … Read more

Patriots lose to the Saints in the 4th Quarter

Winston Academy offense moving down field in an earlier game in he season

Submitted by David Boydstun

The Patriots traveled to Bay Springs last Friday night to face the 5 – 4 Saints of Sylva Bay Academy.

The Patriots scored quickly in the game with touchdowns on their first two possessions and led … Read more

Wedding: Bates-Brantley

Mr. Jess Martin Brantley and Miss Kayla Elizabeth Bates

Bates, Brantley to exchange vows in December 12 ceremony:
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Wayne Bates of Philadelphia announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Elizabeth Bates, to Mr. Jess Martin Brantley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Martin Brantley of … Read more

EMCC Lions clinch MACJC North Division championship

Wyatt Roberts  passing the ball
Photos are taken by Jason Dyess

From school reports

SCOOBA – Clinching their seventh MACJC North Division football title in eight years, the eighth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College also secured a No. 1 seed for the upcoming state playoffs by earning a 49-16 home … Read more

National Friends of the Library Week to be celebrated

Friends of The Library help provide many things that makes the library better for all citizens.

From press reports

October 18-24th is National Friends of the Library Week and the staff of the library would like to say a big “Thank You!” to everyone who is a member of the Winston County Friends of the Library … Read more

Louisville Healthcare celebrates two Centenarians

Watson and Waldrop

From staff and press reports

It’s not the same old story.

More people are living to 100, and many are crossing the century barrier in relatively good health. From 1980 to 2010, the number of centenarians in the United States … Read more