Category: News

News of the Past – 10/14/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – October 15, 1915 [This edition was not available for review.] 75 Years Ago – October 11,…

Let’s be Neighbors-10/14/2015

Carolyn Mills, Provides a weekly view from the community.   Noxapater is getting famous for their Cotton Gin Festival and Car Show with more and more participation.

EMCC’s Theriot has another strong rodeo performance for Lions

From school reports LIVINGSTON, Ala. – The East Mississippi Community College rodeo team posted a second straight sterling performance to open the fall season by finishing as men’s runners-up and in third place on the women’s side at this past…

Rebels roll past Aggies behind 384 yards from Chad Kelly

From school reports OXFORD – Ole Miss looked to get back on track against New Mexico State Saturday, and the Rebels did just that. Junior signal caller Chad Kelly completed 24-of-33 passes for a career-high 384 yards and touchdown passes…

Road work ongoing for Hwy 15

From press reports The Mississippi Department of Transportation recently announced a traffic advisory regarding lane closures on Hwy 15 in Winston County.

Initiative 42: The siren in the night

Perhaps many of you have seen the new GE commercials that have been running quite frequently lately. One of the more interesting, yet for Mississippi more sobering of these commercials, is the one where the “nerdy” son sits across from…

Noxapater, Nanih Waiya set for MHSAA softball playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Noxapater Lady Tigers and Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors were both set to begin play in the MHSAA Class 1A Slow-Pitch Softball State Playoffs on Tuesday. Noxapater was set to host Stringer in a…

National Wildlife Refuge Week set for Oct. 11-17

By James L. Cummins special to the Winston County Journal This year National Wildlife Refuge Week will be observed during the week of October 11-17, 2015. If you have never visited a refuge before, this would be a great time…

Obituary – Mr. William Quinn, Sr.

Mr. William Bryant “Bill” Quinn, Sr., 86, died Saturday, October 10, 2015, at his home in Mountain View, Arkansas. Graveside services were held at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, October 12th, at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Noxapater. Interment was…