Letter to the editor – 11/12/2014

2014 Midterm Elections

Everyone else from liberals to conservatives to moderates has and will be in the process of opining on what happened in this year’s midterm elections. So I might as well do my own opining as well.… Read more

McMullan finishes eight in state cross-country meet

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya High School junior Kenley McMullan posted a time of 22:14.4 at Choctaw Trails in Clinton on Saturday to take eighth in the MHSAA Class 1A Girls State Cross-County Championships.

NW’s Tristen Cotton … Read more

Memories of our County – 11/12/2014

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

Just a Drink of Cold Water

“Go draw a fresh bucket of water and be sure to get it out of the north corner of the well”, was my … Read more

News of the Past – 11/12/2014

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago –November 13, 1914

LOUISVILLE: We regret Mrs. Mary Price continues to be confined to her room, … Read more

Burglary suspects arrested

The Winston County Sheriff’s Department has made two arrests in the burglary of the Noxapater Hardware Store.

Clifton Smith, 22, and 27-year-old Carlos Daniels were charged with commercial burglary. Officials say they are being held in the Winston County Correctional … Read more

ECCC Choir to present Fall Campus Concert Dec. 2

ECCC Concert Choir will present its annual fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 2, at Clarke-Venable Baptist Church in Decatur. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

Vicki Blaylock serves as director and Natalie Emmons … Read more

Calvert announces plans for Mississippi Senate Run

Pruitt Speed “Speedy” Calvert, Jr., announced this week his plans to seek the Republican nomination for the Mississippi Senate District 18 seat comprised of Neshoba and portions of Leake and Winston Counties in the 2015 GOP primary. The election will … Read more

Nanih Waiya Honor Roll – 1st 9 Weeks


Honor Roll Kaylee Barnhill
Honor Roll Marcus Bobo
Honor Roll Kaleb Davis
Honor Roll Alexzandria Eiland
Honor Roll Maria Hunt
Honor Roll Jayana Jones
Honor Roll Cade Jones
Honor Roll Destiny Sharplin-Kemp… Read more

Let’s Be Neighbors – 11/12/2014

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.

I found out who made the delicious coconut cake served in the kitchen along with other desserts at the Whitehall Bazaar. It was Novalene Higgason and I already knew she is … Read more

Thanksgiving Pt. 2: Dressing & More Sweets from Brock

Thanksgiving part two of my recipes has officially begun this week. This week I have provided three more of the most scrumptious and unforgettable recipes that I would love for you try this Thanksgiving holiday. All three are a take … Read more