Category: News

Black recognized


The Louisville Board of Aldermen and Louisville Police Chief L.M. Claiborne recently recognized LPD officer Charlie Black on his retirement from the force.… Read more

Charity fun

Kiley Kirk was one of the politicians who took a dunk for charity.

The benefit for Brock Ward was a success Friday as hundreds of Winston Countians came out to support the 19 year old who was recently diagnosed with cancer. … Read more

Talbot Attends ECCC Registration

Talbot Attends ECCC #2382A3

Matthew Talbot (right) of Louisville was among area students who attended registration activities held June 6 at East Central Community College in Decatur. … Read more

Kelly wins 1st Congressional District Seat


From staff reports

North Mississippi voters made their voices heard on June 2 as Republican Trent Kelly won a special-election runoff to fill the vacant 1st Congressional District seat left void by the passing of the late Alan Nunnelee.

Kelly … Read more

Ms Scholars successfully completes 10 years

MS Scholars 2015

Submitted by Mary Snow

What actually is success? Is it growing from 4 students our first year to a high of 54 students? Is it the ability for our business community to directly impact our students? Is it our ability … Read more

Alumni awards

Receive ECCC Alumni #1276FF

These students were among those receiving Alumni Memorial awards during the annual East Central Community College Awards Day ceremonies held recently in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Students and their respective awards include… Read more

Three Lions set to take part in NJCAA National Rodeos

From staff reports

SCOOBA – East Mississippi Community College’s annual representation in the College National Finals Rodeo will be extended to a fifth consecutive year, as three EMCC competitors are slated to participate in the upcoming CNFR, June 14-20, in … Read more

Coalition for a Healthy Winston County aiming to help all residents


The Coalition, as health workers in the community, over the course of two months, has been attending trainings, meetings, and conferences.

These meetings and trainings were provided by two of our partners, The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and Diabetes … Read more

NW Honor Roll

Nanih Waiya 4th Nine Weeks Honor Roll

2nd Grade Special Distinction: Jade Chandler, Amelia Gully, Kade Hollingsworth, Hannah Moffett, Samuel Nance, Bradyn Nowell, Hayley Permenter, and Alyssa Price

2nd Grade Distinction: Kaylee Barnhill, Breanna Boatner, Marcus Bobo, Braley Dickerson, Gillion … Read more

MSU-USM football game to kick-off at 9 p.m. on Sept. 5

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Mississippi State University’s first football game of the 2015 season may actually end early on Sunday morning.

MSU, looking to build off an impressive 2014 season that saw the Bulldogs go 10-3 on the … Read more