Category: News

Louisville one of safest cities in Mississippi

From press & staff reports The City of Louisville offers its residents many quality of life options, such as a great healthcare system and award-winning school district. The city also provides families and individuals with a peace of mind as…

Warriors, Tigers take All-State football honors

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya and Noxapater combined to have 11 players named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Class 1A All-State football team. Isaiah Eiland and Chris Smith of Nanih Waiya and Keonte Daniels and Austin…

A look at Martin Luther King, Jr. as his birthday approaches

During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, African Americans achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the…

ECCC First Pitch Dinner set for Jan. 30

From school reports DECATUR — Members of the 2016 East Central Community College baseball team will receive special recognition Saturday, Jan. 30, when the annual First Pitch Dinner is held on the Decatur campus. Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. in…

Grant helps local students pursue medical dreams

Submitted High school juniors in Winston County considering medical careers in their home state have the opportunity to take part in an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University. The five-week Rural Medical Scholars summer program at MSU…

Sports Schedules – 01/13/2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13 College Basketball 8 p.m.— Ole Miss at LSU THURSDAY, JAN. 14 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Columbus Christian Junior College Basketball

EMCC legend Randall Bradberry returns as AD

From school reports SCOOBA – One of the most respected people among Mississippi’s junior college ranks is returning to the Scooba campus, as former East Mississippi Community College standout quarterback/head football coach Dr. Randall Bradberry has been hired as the…

WCSHC hosts Youth Conference set

From press reports The Winston County Self Help Cooperative will host its 9th Annual Savings Rural America & Youth Conference on January 22 at the Louisville Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. The theme for this year’s conference is “Passing the Torch,…

Final ACA Healthcare Seminar set for at library

The final Healthcare Seminar will be held at the Winston County Library on Friday, January 22, 2016, hosted by Diannae Campbell, Outreach and Enrollment Coordinator for East Central Mississippi Health Care.  She will be available from 11am-1pm to help people…

Calendar of Events – 01/13/2016

New Dean Park Hours The Dean Park Commissioners have set new hours for opening and closing of the park with the change of seasons.