Meredith visits with a message

From staff reports

James Meredith name will always be tied to education as the first black student admitted to Ole Miss but he aims to expand that legacy as he travels across the state promoting education for the young children … Read more

Parade to make colorful downtown July 3

By Joseph McCain Winston County Journal

Children will take over Main Street Tuesday, July 3 as they ride through on their decorative bikes, trikes and “what-not” to celebrate independence and honor the veterans.

This event is more commonly known as … Read more

Liberty Baptist Church builds new parsonage

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

A pillar of the Noxapater community, Liberty Baptist Church is receiving blessings in the form of a new parsonage.

Thanks to the kindheartedness and hard work of two mission groups and funds raised … Read more

General Farmer

From press reports

The General Farmer’s Market Food Safety Training is a two hour workshop designed to teach the basics of food safety and regulations for processing foods in Mississippi. Training will cover food handling, sanitation and hygiene/health, fresh cut … Read more

Calendar of Events

Neighborhood Watch meeting June 28 Highpoint /New Zion Neighborhood Watch meeting Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Highpoint Fire Department. Everyone is urged to attend to help keep our community safe.

VBS at South Louisville June 29 South … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – June 28, 1912 NOXAPATER: Quite a crowd of young people attended children’s day service at Hight last Sunday. – Mrs. C. C. Crawford of Weir was a guest of her son, Mr. W. T. Crawford, first … Read more

[news) Trapsin

Fast food in Paris is on the street sold from an umbrella-covered cart or a street front counter with big windows “up” and crepes (very thin cakes) cooked right before your very eyes. The preferred flavor is Grand Marnier (orange … Read more

Friends of Noxubee Refuge hold meeting

The Friends of Noxubee Refuge will hold its summer Membership Meeting on Thursday June 28 at 6:30 in the Refuge Visitor Center.

The speaker for the meeting will be Tim Brooks,a Registered Forester and Certified Wildlife Biologist with the U. … Read more

ECCC offers apprenticeship program at Centers

From press reports

Instruction in the Core and Level 1 Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship Program, a program designed to provide training for an entry level multi-craft maintenance technician, is being offered at two East Central Community College Training Centers: the Integrated … Read more

Town and Country Garden Club Poetry Winner chosen

From press reports

Each year in November, the Town and Country Garden Club holds a poetry contest, which is sponsored by the National Garden Club, Inc. This contest is offered to students in kindergarten through 9th grade. This contest helps … Read more