Cotton Gin Festival, car show, and concert planned

From staff reports

This year’s annual Cotton Gin Festival will feature the Cotton Gin Car Show on September 29 in the Noxapater area on Highway 15 between Louisville and Philadelphia.

The Noxapater Community Alliance welcomes everyone to attend a day … Read more

McDonald paying it forward

From press reports

A love for fishing lead one resident to reach out and help his community.

Major Jewel McDonald was born in Louisville, Mississippi on November 1, 1915 one of thirteen children of Henry and Georgiana McDonald.

McDonald stayed … Read more

ECCC Homecoming 5K Run, Walk to return this year

From press reports

A 5K Run/Walk will once again begin East Central Community College’s Homecoming celebration, which is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, on the Decatur campus.

The annual competition starts at 7:30 a.m. on the College’s North Campus, between … Read more

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

School pictures have been rescheduled. They will now be taken on September 18th. Students may wear a shirt of their choice with uniform bottoms on this day only.

Thank you to Amanda Cornett for her generous donation of Coke tops … Read more

Tigers blank Wildcats 19-0

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

After a 0-2 start for the Class 1A defending champion Noxapater Tigers, the team was looking for their first win in last Friday’s game against Kemper County. After four quarters of play, the … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – September 6, 1912 NOXAPATER: Rev. A. J. Crawford, wife, and baby spent Friday here with his brother, Mr. W. J. Crawford. – Mr. Kirk McNeel and sister, Miss Ola, of Handle have enrolled as students of … Read more

Calendar of Events

Revival at Trinity COGIC Sept. 5 Trinity Church of God in Christ will be having a revival on September 3-7, 2012 at 7:00 pm nightly, located at 706 Winston Street, Louisville MS. The guest speaker will be Elder David Lewis … Read more

TVA officials discuss plans, development with area leaders

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

With the Tennessee Valley Authority planning to keep its present rates through 2013, several TVA officials took an opportunity Wednesday, Aug. 22 to discuss the company’s plans with area leaders.

Energy creation, use … Read more

Farmers market stretches into the fall

From press reports

Despite late summer’s slowing of crops, farmers and other vendors at the Winston County Farmers Market are looking ahead to Fall produce, baked and canned goods and crafts.

Market organizers want local buyers to know: Winston County … Read more