Category: News

Patriots lose to the Saints in the 4th Quarter

Submitted by David Boydstun The Patriots traveled to Bay Springs last Friday night to face the 5 – 4 Saints of Sylva Bay Academy. The Patriots scored quickly in the game with touchdowns on their first two possessions and led…

Wedding: Bates-Brantley

Bates, Brantley to exchange vows in December 12 ceremony: Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Wayne Bates of Philadelphia announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Elizabeth Bates, to Mr. Jess Martin Brantley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Martin Brantley of…

EMCC Lions clinch MACJC North Division championship

From school reports SCOOBA – Clinching their seventh MACJC North Division football title in eight years, the eighth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College also secured a No. 1 seed for the upcoming state playoffs by earning a 49-16 home…

National Friends of the Library Week to be celebrated

From press reports October 18-24th is National Friends of the Library Week and the staff of the library would like to say a big “Thank You!” to everyone who is a member of the Winston County Friends of the Library…

Louisville Healthcare celebrates two Centenarians

From staff and press reports It’s not the same old story. More people are living to 100, and many are crossing the century barrier in relatively good health. From 1980 to 2010, the number of centenarians in the United States…

Winston County UDC holds monthly meeting

Submitted The Winston Guards 2643 UDC held their monthly meeting at Lake Tiak O’Khata on Monday night October 5, 2015. Hostesses for the meeting were Robin Black and Earline Stewart who had decorated the tables with the colors of fall.…

Community Helpers

The First United Methodist Church of Louisville recently organized a Community Helpers Week, which allows the staff of the church to introduce different community helpers to the children and to their parents for them to meet and know the men…

Swamp hunter

Al Porter tagged these alligators during a recent hunt in Louisiana. 

Nanih Waiya drops 15-10 road decision to Smithville

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal First-year Nanih Waiya head football coach Ryan Keeton is hoping Friday night’s tough 15-10 loss to Smithville will help his Warriors get ready for their Thursday night showdown at Region 3-1A foe Noxapater. “I…

Cross-Creek Rivalry has region title at stake this year

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal It has finally arrived. On Thursday night Noxapater will host Nanih Waiya in the annual cross-creek football rivalry that pits friends, neighbors and family members against each other. This year, it is for more…