Category: News

Winston County Tornado Benefit set for October 4

Working with Mennonite Disaster Services and others WinstonStrong is working to rebuild Winston County

A benefit for WinstonStrong and the continued recovery of Winston County is set for October 4 at 3 p.m.
The event is hosted by Southern Gospel Music Association of Mississippi. The event will begin at 3 pm. on October 4 … Read more

‘Home for Christmas’ set, tickets go on sale Oct. 1

From press and staff reports

The 18th Annual Carl Jackson “Home for Christmas” benefit concert is set for Saturday, December 13.
The event will consist of two shows with one at 4p.m. and the other following at 7 p.m. in … Read more

Local representatives visit the USS Roosevelt

Photo by Penny Randall
Aircrew prepare to launch a T-45C Goshawk off the deck of the USS Roosevelt Aug. 22. The group enjoyed watching as 11 student aviators from NAS Meridian completed their last step in qualifications to earn their "Wings of Gold." The aviators will be winged Sept. 19.

By Penny Randall
NAS Meridian Public Affairs Specialist

Unforgettable. Amazing. Overwhelming. Inspirational.

These are the one word sentiments of just a few of the distinguished visitors from Mississippi who recently spent 24 hours aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CNV 71) … Read more

Veterans Day and Harvest Fest planned by Chamber

From press reports

To warm up the waning days of fall and celebrate before winter, the Winston County Economic Development Partnership and Winston County Chamber will host its Inaugural Veterans Harvest Festival.

“We are extremely excited about the new festival … Read more

Chance to take a ride ‘ back in time’ and feel history

From staff and press reports

A once in a lifetime opportunity for Winston County residents is rapidly approaching.

On Saturday, September 27th of this year, a rare collection of airplanes that won the air war for the Allied Forces in … Read more

Gunn to visit for ideas tour

From press reports

For the third year in a row, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn will host a series of non-partisan town hall meetings around Mississippi for his MS Solutions—an Ideas Tour.

Speaker Gunn will make various stops around … Read more

Tigers lose close one to French Camp in Region 3-1A opener

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Noxapater Tigers came oh so close to opening their Region 3-1A schedule with a win on Friday night, falling just short to the homecoming French Camp Academy Panthers by the score of … Read more

Patriots lose district opener, 14-0

Patriots moving down the field against the Raiders

By Wendell Womack

The Winston Patriots suffered 3 costly turnovers inside the Oak Hill Raiders 30 yard line and were denied a scoring opportunity from the 1-yard line in last Friday nights opening district game against Oak Hill from West … Read more