Category: News

Samaritan’s Purse hosts home dedication

From press and staff reports Samaritan’s Purse welcomed home Richard and Sandra Moncrief on Tuesday, August 18. The Moncrief’s lost their home in the April 28, 2014 tornado. The dedication ceremony began with a welcome and prayer by Hubert Yates.…

Reed brothers honored for music

From staff reports The Reed Brothers of Louisville have become an overnight success in the country gospel music world. And it only took the quartet 24 years of hard work to pull it off. The brothers, Nick, Boo, Ray and…

History comes to life for Youth Tour students

By Brad Barr, 4-County Electric Power Association For a group of excited Mississippi high school students, history pages came to life during their recent tour of Washington, D.C. A visual journey of our nation’s monuments brought the pages of their…

Early mistakes cost Tigers in loss to strong EW team

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr knew his Tigers would be facing a challenge when they hosted East Webster on Friday night, and he was correct. The Wolverines scored 35 points in the first…

Louisville native Dr. Stephen Mitchell named to Leadership Optometry Class

MADISON, MS – Dr. Stephen Mitchell, a native of Louisville,  of Eye Care Associates of Laurel and Ellisvi have been named to the Mississippi Optometric Association’s (MOA) first Leadership Optometry Class. The program is aimed at developing and training the…

Roberts gets first start in EMCC’s 69-20 win over Southwest

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — Former Louisville High School standout Wyatt Roberts put together a solid performance in his first collegiate start, leading homestanding East Mississippi Community College to a 69-20 win over Southwest Mississippi Community College…

Man with local ties promoted

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson Eric F. Walker was recently promoted as one of the law school deans at the University of AR – Little Rock, effective July 1, 2015. Eric is a 1995 graduate of Morehouse College – a private, all-male, liberal…

Wildcats looking to bounce back against Kemper County Friday

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal M.C. Miller was very well aware that his team was manhandled in a 46-7 loss to visiting West Point last Friday night at R.E. Hinze Stadium. But the veteran Louisville High School head football…