Category: News

Local aboard

USS John C. Stennis CVN74 Deploys with former resident Electronics Tech 3rd Class Alice New paints a mural on a door aboard the USS John C. Stennis. She attended Grace Christian School in Louisville. Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis…

Drayer holds open house

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute held a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Winston County Chamber of Commerce for new outpatient center in Louisville. This is the 19th in that state for the group. The business is open weekdays, the center…

Lady Warriors take big win over arch-rival Lady Tigers

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya girls continued to play well last week, picking up region wins over Leake County and Noxapater. Ashlie Thames tossed in 23 points for the Lady Warriors in the 61-33 win over…

Library visit

Mrs. Patti Johnson’s eleventh and twelfth grade English classes visited the Winston County Library the second week of January to work on research papers.

Three Nanih Waiya standouts sign athletic scholarships

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Three Nanih Waiya athletes — two fast-pitch softball players and one baseball standout — signed with East Central Community College on Friday. Signing with the Lady Warriors, one of the premier junior college softball…

ECCC Surgical Technology Graduates

These students recently completed the 12-month surgical technology program at East Central Community College in Decatur. The special group was honored at the program’s annual pinning ceremony held Thursday,

Warriors take solid hoops win over rival Noxapater

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya boys basketball team bounced back from a 66-59 road loss to Leake County earlier in the week to post a 63-43 region win over rival Noxapater on Friday night. Nanih Waiya…

Lady Warriors face SA in Mid-Mississippi Challenge Saturday

By Austin Bishop Winston County Jounrnal ACKERMAN — Some of the best high school girls basketball teams in the state of Mississippi are set to converge at Ty Cobb Gymnasium on the campus of Choctaw County High School in Ackerman…

The Annual Carr Reunion held

Submitted Last summer the descendants of Robert Lafayette and Annie Mae Ingram Carr held their annual Carr Reunion. The one pictured first Maxine Carr Hurt, the sole surviving member of the children of Bob and Annie Mae Carr.

Editorial Roundup – 01/20/2016

Hiding bad news   The federal government has this irritating habit of releasing bad news late on Friday afternoons. Its thinking, apparently, is that unfavorable disclosures will be, if not overlooked, at least downplayed because journalists and other watchdogs will…