Category: News

Helping others could solve a lot of issues

Hanna McCain WCJ_0057

A wise, old black man walked into the Journal office a couple years back. He didn’t stay long, but what he had to say really stuck with me. I didn’t recognize him at first with his long beard and he … Read more

Mayes Scholarship

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Doster Receives Mayes Memorial Scholarship

Hallie Doster (right), a graduate of Noxapater High School, is the recipient of the Thomas Rudolph Mayes Memorial Scholarship at East Central Community College. She is pictured with donor representative Jackie Etie during the annual … Read more

Ward scholarship

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Johnson Receives Captain Charles E. Ward Scholarship

Madison Johnson (center), a graduate of Nanih Waiya High School, is the recipient of the Captain Charles E. Ward USN/RET Memorial Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. She is pictured with … Read more

Womble gets scholarship

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Womble Receives Hudspeth Scholarship

Steven Womble (left), a graduate of Winston Academy, is the recipient of the Hudspeth Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. He is pictured with Carolyn Huey, a member of the college’s Foundation Board of … Read more

Supervisors scholarship winners

Receive Mississippi Association of Supervisors Scholarships

Winston County residents (from left) Brantlie Sheets of Nanih Waiya, Colby Jones of Noxapater and Kiaa Haynes of Grace Christian School are the recipients of Mississippi Association of Supervisors Community College Scholarships at East … Read more

Why stick by negative flag?  


By Tim Kalich
Greenwood Commonwealth

When your argument is weak, erect straw men.

That’s what state Sen. Lydia Chassaniol and some other defenders of Mississippi’s state flag did last week when trying to diplomatically explain why they were not in … Read more



The Friends of the Library are having a DVD sale – each DVD is $1.00.  Great selection to choose from.  … Read more

DREAMS leaves legacy of learning

Linda Humphries and Leanne Boswell, Principal of Fair Elementary, look on with students during reading enrichment.

MSU Office of Public Affairs
by Paige Watson

The summer enrichment program named for a late Mississippi State University (MSU) alumni and longtime Louisville Municipal School District (LMSD) teacher is leaving a lasting legacy of learning in Winston county.

In … Read more

Library has successful summer with reading program continued


Some of the great programs to wrap up the summer for the Winston County Library were:


The teen program Monday 6/22/15.  Sgt. 1st Class David L. Nyholm, U.S. Army talked about benefits of the military and about being responsible, mature, … Read more