Category: News

Reviewing of bills begins

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

On January 6, 2015, the 130th Mississippi State Legislature kicked off the last session in the four-year term.

Despite cool temperatures, House members arrived at the Capitol with warm smiles and familiar handshakes as … Read more

Gregory begins term as Vice President for the Mississippi Coroner/M.E. Association

From press reports

Winston County Coroner Scott Gregory, currently serving as in his third term as Coroner of Winston County, MS was unanimously elected as Vice President of the Mississippi Coroner/Medical Examiners Association by the members of the MS Coroner/M.E. … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/14/15

THURSDAY, JAN. 8
Prep Basketball
East Webster Invitational (4 p.m. — Nanih Waiya girls vs. Choctaw County; 5:30 p.m. — Nanih Waiya boys vs. Choctaw County; 7 p.m. — East Webster girls vs. Ethel; 8:30 p.m. — East Webster boys … Read more

Boehner conservative choice for speaker

Rep. Gregg Harper, Third Congressional District

Last Tuesday, I was one of 216 of 246 House Republicans that elected John Boehner to serve as Speaker for the 114th Congress. Those 216 included some of the most conservative members we have … Read more

News of the Past – 01/14/15

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

100 Years Ago – January 15, 1915

LOUISVILLE: Dr. A. S. Kirk, who has been quite ill, is much … Read more

It’s Elementary – 01/14/15

Jennie Caperton, elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

Parents of Fair Elementary students, your child received a book of postcards on Monday for a school fund raiser. Please complete these with addresses … Read more

Nanih Waiya Warriors pick up two victories

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya High School boys basketball team won two of the three games it played last week, with the only loss being to an 11-1 Choctaw County High School team in the first … Read more

Calendar of Events – 01/14/15

Family Center workshop Jan. 15
The Family Center will host a Common Core workshop for parents with children in grades Pre-K through 6th Grade from 5 p.m.- 6 p.m. January 15. Penny Hill will be the presenter.

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Lady Patriots give top-ranked Leake big scare

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Patriots may not have left the gym with a victory on Saturday afternoon against Leake Academy, but they certainly should have left with a lot of confidence.

The WA girls, now 17-8 … Read more

Dr. Alfred Rankins Jr. to headline the Winston County Alcorn alumni gala

Dr. Alfred Rankin, Jr., the 19th president of Alcorn State University will serve as the keynote speaker for the annual “ PURPLE AND GOLD SCHOLARSHIP BALL” Sponsored by the Louisville Winston County Chapter of the Alcorn State University Alumni Association. … Read more