News

Teacher Academy begins new school year by going back in time

From press reports

Students from Mrs. Black’s Teacher Academy class at the Winston- Louisville Career & Technology Center (WLCTC) began the school year by studying the history and trends in American education. Students began by researching the history of education … Read more

Caperton reunion held September 2

By Carolyn Mills

Since 1939 descendents of Samuel Henry Caperton and Sarah Frances Ball have held an annual reunion in the town of Noxapater with the exception of 2005 when it was canceled because of Hurricane Katrina. The reunion has … Read more

Calendar of Events

AARP Sept. 12, 12 noon Winston County Area AARP Chapter #2859 will hold their after vacation meeting Sept. 12 at noon. The meeting will be held at 996 D.B. Williamson Road. All members are asked to bring a covered dish … Read more

{news] New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – September 13, 1912 NOXAPATER: Mrs. W. W. Hickman spent last week in Meridian where she carried her baby for treatment. – Mrs. Claud Mitchell is spending a while with her mother, Mrs. McMinn, in Plattsburg. – … Read more

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

Fair Elementary’s cookie dough fundraiser kicked off on Wednesday, September 5th and will end on Friday, September 14th. Money for the fundraiser is due in the office on September 14th by 8:00 am. It is important that your child’s money … Read more

Winston County among counties eligble for disaster assistance

From press reports

ATLANTA – Fourteen additional Mississippi counties and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians have been designated for federal assistance to supplement state and local response efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Isaac.

The counties added to … Read more

South to be featured BATTLE speaker

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The annual Breast Cancer Awareness To Teach Ladies Early Detection (BATTLE) luncheon key ingredient is the informational speaker.

This year will feature Dwalia South. South has practiced medicine for over 30 years. She … Read more

Library hosting comic exhibit

By Joseph C. McCain The Winston County Journal

Comic strips provide a colorful and humorous respite from the serious news that precedes them in the newspaper. With this in mind, John Read collected together the original art of 140 different … Read more

Helicopter and other services part of WMC Healthfair

From press reports

The staff of Winston Medical Center cordially invite everyone to participate in a Health Fair sponsored by Winston Medical Center in Louisville.

The event will be held on Saturday, September 29, at Winston Medical Center from 9 … Read more

Cotton Gin Festival, car show, and concert planned

From staff reports

This year’s annual Cotton Gin Festival will feature the Cotton Gin Car Show on September 29 in the Noxapater area on Highway 15 between Louisville and Philadelphia.

The Noxapater Community Alliance welcomes everyone to attend a day … Read more