Category: News

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…

Letters to the editor – 06/10/15

Concerns over call For the Sheriff department to come to Noxapater and tell the people that I call them on that they don’t have to worry about me anymore when I

Memories of our county – 06/10/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. Influence When I was nine years old, I went to a revival meeting at Camp Ground Methodist church. I heard a preacher whose name was Stephens or Stevens. While…

MSU announces Spring 2015 Graduation & President’s/Dean’s List

Below is the Mississippi State University GRADUATION List for the 2015 spring term for your county. Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific levels…

Calendar of Events – 06/10/15

La Leche League to meet La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at the County Extension Building. La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support, leaders accredited by La Leche League International,…

‘A delectable afternoon’ (An NPR Commentary)

by Brock Rogers A couple years ago, as I was working on my master’s degree at Mississippi State, I was encouraged to enter a writing contest, and I chose to write about my late grandmother’s egg custard pies. I had…

Eiland Middle School Honor Roll

2nd Semester Honor Students Special Distinction Clinton Dooley Aaliyah Dorsey Kristian Hopkins Jalen Ingram Katie Lucas Trey McMullan Keon Smith Distinction Brianna Boyd Tyler Burnham May Clay Ethan Dailey Tiauna Dora Flor Espino Janie Espino Seth Griffin Jordan Harris Billy…

Registration underway for July term at ECCC

East Central Community College in Decatur is offering several day and evening courses during its July Term and registration is currently underway. This four-week summer term begins July 1 and ends July 29. Courses are being offered on the Decatur…

Sheriff’s Department to host handgun training class

From staff reports Winston County Journal Sheriff Jason Pugh is gearing up for another NRA handgun class to be held from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Saturday, June 20 at the Winston County Annex Building. The cost of the class is…

This is National Fishing and Boating Week

By James L. Cummins Special to the Plaindealer National Fishing and Boating Week is began on Monday and runs through Sunday. This is the perfect time to celebrate Mississippi’s bountiful fisheries and other aquatic resources, as well as relax. Let’s…