Category: News

Thomas participates in aviation challenge

Thomas with team PPG

Huntsville, AL — Adam Thomas of Noxapater, Mississippi, recently attended AVIATION CHALLENGE® at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of SPACE CAMP and NASA’s official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Spaceflight Center. The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, … Read more

Opening doors: Focus Manor opens

L to R: Mayor Will Hill, Irene Smith, Chairperson of the Focus Manor, Inc.  Board, Johnnie Seward, Secretary of Board, Jody Fulton, Board Member, Bishop Joseph Campbell, Board Member,  Lee Mays, treasurer of board (not pictured), 
(photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

By Elmetra Patterson

L to R: Mayor Will Hill, Irene Smith, Chairperson of the Focus Manor, Inc.  Board, Johnnie Seward, Secretary of Board, Jody Fulton, Board Member, Bishop Joseph Campbell, Board Member,  Lee Mays, treasurer of board (not pictured),  (photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

L to R: Mayor Will Hill, Irene Smith, Chairperson of the Focus Manor, Inc. Board, Johnnie Seward, Secretary of Board, Jody Fulton, Board Member, Bishop Joseph Campbell, Board Member, Lee Mays, treasurer of board (not pictured),
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MDOT learning

PICTURED, FROM LEFT:
First row, Layla Kennedy, Hatley Elementary; Kara Burks, Smithville Elementary; and Veronica McAlister, Verona Elementary.
Second row, Denese Barksdale, Choctaw County High School; Kay Heath, Patsy Sprayberry and Robin Wheat, all of Caledonia Elementary.
Third row, Cassie McCool, West Lowndes High School; Nancy Christian, Caledonia Elementary; Marsha Roeland, Nanih Waiya Attendance Center; and Andrea Coleman, Biggersville Elementary.
Back row, Alsyra Ivy, Fifth St. Jr. High School; Heather Henry, New Hope Middle School; Jessie Graham, East Union Attendance Center; and Amanda Seago, Biggersville Elementary.

On Friday, July 17, local teachers attended the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) RIDES training at Clyde Muse Center on the Hinds Community College campus in Pearl. The teachers participated in high-energy, hands-on training from National Board Certified trainers who … Read more

Noxapater recognizes Jessie James Hudson

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Resolution of Condolence on the Death of Jessie James Hudson

WHEREAS, GOD in HIS infinite wisdom has seen fit to call from His earthly labors our friend and co-worker, Jessie James Hudson,… Read more

Packaging up help

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Frances Woodruff, left, and Connie Estes, right, mailed 14 pounds of items to be included in troop boxes sent from Grand Junction, Co., almost 3 pounds of fronts of Christmas Cards … Read more

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc. (NMRLS) and Prairie Opportunity, Inc. will sponsor an educational outreach workshop discussing civil legal matters on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the Winston County Extension Office at 460 Vance Street, Louisville, … Read more

Memories of Our County – 07/22/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Hand-Me Downs
I loved hand-me-downs. It was a time of excitement when someone from ‘town’ brought us a box of hand-me-down clothes. I said in an article recently that … Read more

LHS Class of 1975 Reunion: A Historic Event

By Reggie Hannah
Special to the Winston County Journal

In 1954, Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court declared segregation of children in public schools solely on the basis of race unconstitutional. However, for over a decade following … Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/22/15

Noxapater Farmer’s market every Saturday
Town of Noxapater Farmer’s Market will host a Farmer’s market from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. each Saturday

La Leche League to meet
La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of … Read more

Supervisors receive ECCC and WMC update

From staff reports

Winston County Board of Supervisors opened the July 20 meeting with an update on East Central Community College from President Dr. Billy Stewart.

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“We had a great year at East Central. Our transfer students had the … Read more