Category: News

Local honored at Hinds

RAYMOND – The Hinds Community College Foundation recognized its 2015-2016 scholarship recipients, donors and honorees at a reception on Sept. 25 at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. Among those recognized were recipients Sara Katherine Dew, front row, from…

Pilot Club Membership Challenge underway

Submitted October is the month that Pilot Clubs throughout the Pilot International organization focus on building membership within each of their clubs. Pilot International was chartered on October 18, 1921, in Macon, Georgia, when Elizabeth Leonard and forty of the…

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

Five Distinguished Young Women choose ECCC

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…

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

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…

Tips to help children cope with tragedy, loss

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…

Patriots lose to the Saints in the 4th Quarter

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…

Wedding: Bates-Brantley

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…

EMCC Lions clinch MACJC North Division championship

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…