Category: News

Mini-cheer camp set for Monday in Scooba

From School reports SCOOBA — East Mississippi Community College will hold a mini-cheer camp for all school-aged children on Monday, Dec. 7, on the Scooba campus. Open to girls and boys from ages 5-18, EMCC’s upcoming mini-cheer camp will be…

Aldermen approve hiring of three police officers

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Louisville Board of Aldermen approved the hiring of multiple police officers to the city’s police department during its November 17 meeting held at City Hall. Louisville Police Chief L.M. Claiborne addressed the…

EMCC freshman Quantesha Patterson once again honored

From school reports SCOOBA – For the second time in three weeks to begin the current hoops campaign, East Mississippi Community College freshman Quantesha Patterson has been selected the MACJC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her two-game efforts…

Editorial Roundup – 12/02/2015

Commissary prices are rip-off Is it not enough punishment for serious lawbreakers in Mississippi to lose their freedom? Does the state also have to rip them off by allowing vendors to charge exorbitant prices for snacks, toiletries and phone calls?

Donations sought for veterans cemetery bell tower

Area veterans and local citizens are proud to make the announcement that there will soon be a state veterans cemetery located at Kilmichael. Construction of the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery has already begun on a 50-acre site with completion…

News of the Past – 12/02/2015

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – December 3, 1915 This edition was not available for review. From last week’s 1915 edition, an…

East Central Bowl game set for 11 a.m. Saturday

From school reports East Central Community College Warrior football fans unable to travel to Copperas Cove, Texas, for the 2015 C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl will be able to follow the action on radio and live stream video. No. 15…

WMC to offer tree stand safety

Winston Medical Center has received a grant from the Central Mississippi Trauma Region for Tree Stand Safety.  Winston Medical Center has partnered with MDWFP, NWTF, Grace Christian School and Mississippi State/Winston County Extension Office.

Noxpater Honor roll

Noxapater Attendance Center Honor Roll 1st Nine Weeks 2nd Grade: Honor Roll – Blake Covington, John Hamilton, James Hunt, Tierra Jenkins, Jordyn Maul, Jakeya Pippen, Emily Stevens. Distinction – Emma Cremeen, Noah Edwards, Heidi Eudy, Andrew Harrington, Kaiden Lewis, Jayden…

‘The Christmas Star’ at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp

From press reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for the Christmas season called “The Christmas Star”. This program will be presented on Friday, December 11, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn,…