Category: News

New officer

After the swearing-in of new Louisville Police Department officer Kevin Rushing, Mayor Will Hill, LPD Chief L.M. Claiborne and assistant Chief Andy Taylor welcome him aboard. Pictured are Taylor,

Young, but experienced Tigers ready to show improvement in 2015

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Young? Yes. Inexperienced? No. Youthful experience will the be overriding theme for the 2015 football season for the Noxapater Tigers this season. While Noxapater was going through some growing pains during last year’s 4-7…

Lady Tigers split two games in Winston County Classic

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal If Jodie Duran could take away one inning, the Noxapater High School softball coach wouldn’t have anything but good things to say about her team’s performance in the Winston County Classic played at Nanih…

Honored

East Central Community College’s Theta Chi chapter of Phi Beta Lambda was recognized for the first time in chapter history as a Top 10 Chapter in the nation during the organization’s National Conference held this summer in Chicago, Ill.

Lil’ Blessings consignors needed

Submitted Lil’ Blessings , a mission based organization of First Baptist Church, Louisville, will be hosting their fall / winter children’s consignment sale this September 25 – 26. From baby items and furniture to DVDs, from puzzles and shoes to…

EMCC Lions looking for fresh challenges during 2015 season

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — You won’t hear East Mississippi Community College head football coach Buddy Stephens utter the words “defending champions” very often. The veteran coach, entering his eighth season at EMCC, says what’s in the…

Memories of Our County – 08/19/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. Granny’s Snuff Granny and Papa dipped snuff. It came in square brown bottles with a cork stopper in the mouth of the bottle. When they finished a bottle of…

MSU scientist, team create climate change research tools

BILOXI, Miss. — Evidence showing the effects of climate change on coastal wetlands has been hard to come by, so a new study method developed by a team of Southeastern researchers is making waves in the environmental science community. Eric…

Bee hazard icon, labels help protect pollinators

Chemical companies have added a new bee hazard icon on labels of certain insecticides to protect pollinators from chemicals hazardous to their health. Blake Layton, an entomologist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the icon and the accompanying…

Rebels focusing on upcoming season

The Ole Miss football team continued to prepare for the upcoming 2015 season on Friday.. The fall camp session took place on the practice fields adjacent to the Manning Center, where the Rebels ran plays deep in their own territory…