Category: News

Calendar of Events

Extension Quickbites

Listed below are the Quick Bites for September: September 22 – Fruit in the Backyard Garden. September 29 – What is the Point of Pre- and Probiotics?

Noxapater Cotton Gin Festival and Car Show
September 24

The Annual … Read more

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – September 22, 1916

Both Louisville High School and Winston County Agricultural High School opened for their … Read more

Sports Briefs

East Central CC women undefeated in soccer play

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team moved to 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the MACJC North Division after defeating Hinds Community College 6-2 in Raymond last Friday.

Freshman forward Sierra … Read more


Notice of sale is hereby giving in accordance with the Mississippi State statutes governing the sale of abandoned vehicles. The vehicles listed below will be sold along with all contents of the listed vehicle. This sale … Read more

Sports Schedules

Prep Softball
TBA — Houston at Neshoba Central
5 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at French Camp
6 p.m. — Calhoun City at Louisville
6:30 p.m. — East Webster at Eupora
Junior College Football
6:30 p.m. — Gulf … Read more

Boy scouts offer much to area

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United Way of North Central Mississippi supports fifteen agencies throughout Oktibbeha, Choctaw, Winston, and Webster counties. Of these fifteen agencies, a majority of them are devoted to making a special impact in the children of their community. Boy Scouts … Read more

8th Annual Harvestfest set for Dean Park Oct. 1

From press & staff reports

The Friends of Dean Park will sponsor the 8th Annual Harvestfest Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Dean Park in the Center Ridge Community.

This year’s event will feature a variety … Read more



Balloons fly over Winston County to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Gold balloons brightened the Winston County skyline recently to kick off Childhood Cancer Awareness month. The children at the First United Church Daycare released the balloons to bring recognition

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Cotton Gin festival date approaching

Noxapater residents are gearing up for their annual Cotton Gin Festival scheduled to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, September 24. Over 60 booths are scheduled to be at this years festival along with a car show, … Read more