News

November election ballot holds few surprises

The Winston County Ballots for the November 6 election will include five election commissioner posts yet none of those seeking the election commissioners posts in the county will face any opposition.

District 1 will have Shawn Butts running but without … Read more

Head Start graduates early starter program

From press reports

The Winston County Early Head Start held Graduation Exercises for seven students. They were Bryce Stricklin, Ashanti Thompson, Kylan Macon, Jackson Ford, Kennedy Hayes, Hayden Moore and Kaleb White. This was the first graduation, but it will … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – June 7, 1912 NOXAPATER: Misses Josie Worthy and Otis Kilpatrick, students of Blue Mountain College, came home this week to spend their vacation. – Miss Willie Atkinson of Louisville spent Sunday here, guest of Miss Ora … Read more

RHAA Student Art Competition 2012 winners

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Red Hills Art Association showcased another year of talented young artist with its 11th annual RHAA Student Art Competition held Saturday, April 21. Local young artist were awarded May 4 for their … Read more

REPM hosts Chancery Clerk

From staff reports

Winston County Chancery Clerk Julie Cunningham recently spoke to the Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi (REPM )about her job duties and what they detail.

“The title Chancery Clerk does not adequately describe the various duties and responsibilities … Read more

Education notes

Mississippi College recognizes local The Office of Academic Affairs for Mississippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2012 spring semester. Named from the local area: PRESIDENT’S LIST: To be eligible for the President’s List, a student … Read more

Rogers selected as Class 1A Coach of the Year

From staff reports

The Nanih Waiya Warriors baseball team continues to receive accolades for their success this past season. The Mississippi Association of Coaches selected the Class 1A All- State Baseball Team for 2012. Taking the Class 1A Player of … Read more

CAPPS ‘Summer Jam’ program begins

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

CAPPS (Changing Academic Performance & Promoting Success) began their “Summer Jam” program this past Monday at the campuses of Eiland Middle School, Nanih Waiya, and Noxapater schools. This is the third year that … Read more

Calendar of Events

VBS in Weir June 6 Vacation Bible School at Weir Baptist Church–460 Main Street, Weir, MS 39772 June 6, 7, 8 (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) 9 am to 2 pm Pre-K through 6th grades Youth Night June 7th (Thursday) beginning at … Read more