Category: News

Contest winner

Blanton receives her prize from her teacher Miss Long.

Winston County Farm Bureau Coloring sheet contest

Carleigh Blanton, a 2nd grader at Winston Academy earned the overall winner of the Winston County Farm Bureau Coloring contest and received $25.… Read more

Giving back from the gridiron

Dak with the Gregory family.

By Leah Barbour, Photography by Russ Houston

Starting Bulldog quarterback Dak Prescott wears a green “Pray for Quinn” armband for a family—and a terminally ill 8-year-old boy—he met on Fan Day about a week before Mississippi State football launched the … Read more

Maypole and fun

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The Winston County Head Start celebrated May Day on May 1. … Read more

Editorial roundup – 05/20/15

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all. –Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Poor readers usually are poor students

People can legitimately argue whether flunking third-graders is the correct response when they can’t read anywhere near grade level.

Those who oppose Mississippi’s new “third-grade gate” law say that holding students back only increases … Read more

Pearson recognized for work in Teacher Academy

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From press reports

The Teacher Academy program at the WLCTC (Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center) is proud to announce that Cassi Pearson won 2nd place in Lesson Planning & Development for the Humanities at the Future Educators Association International conference. … Read more

Click It or Ticket Enforcement Mobilization started May 18

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From May 18 – May 31, state and local law enforcement agencies are stepping up enforcement to catch motorists who aren’t wearing their seat belts, just ahead of one of the busiest travel seasons of the year. The 2015 Click … Read more

Smithville out slugs Nanih Waiya in 1A softball finals

By Ryan Satcher
Winston County Journal

RIDGELAND – The Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors pushed Smithville to the limit in the MHSAA Class 1A Fast-pitch Softball Championships played here at Freedom Ridge Park, but came up just short.

The Lady … Read more

Brock’s Beloved Southern Chef: Sweet Miss Kay!

Mrs. Kay DePriest Robertson is indisputably one of my most favored southern cooks in the entire world! And she’s back again!!! She is not only a noble southern cook, who loves the southern way of seasoning and preparing foods, but … Read more