Category: News

NAACP MLK Celebration a success

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Branch of the NAACP hosted its annual parade and program in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Saturday, January 16, 2016. This year’s theme for the…

MEC study includes local road, bridge needs

From press & staff reports An investment of an additional $375 million annually is needed to address the most vital road and bridge needs in Mississippi at the state and local level, according to a report released Friday by MEC…

Estes Lodge #63A holds 23rd Annual Chambliss Nunn Scholarship Banquet

Submitted by Dwain McHenry Estes Lodge #63A held their 23rd annual Chambliss Nunn Scholarship Banquet at Lake Tiak O’ Khata’s Honey Suckle Hall on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 7 :00 P.M. Lodge members and their guest enjoyed food, entertainment,…

Louisville Youth Recognized in Year-End PHBA and PtHA Top Ten Awards

Submitted Molly C Nicodemus, PhD Despite sustaining a broken arm and dislocated wrist during the first horse show of the 2015 show season, Louisville youth, Julius Culwell, with the help of his younger brother, Robert, accumulated a total of 35…

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,