Category: News

Smithville out slugs Nanih Waiya in 1A softball finals

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal RIDGELAND – The Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors pushed Smithville to the limit in the MHSAA Class 1A Fast-pitch Softball Championships played here at Freedom Ridge Park, but came up just short. The Lady Warriors…

Brock’s Beloved Southern Chef: Sweet Miss Kay!

Mrs. Kay DePriest Robertson is indisputably one of my most favored southern cooks in the entire world! And she’s back again!!! She is not only a noble southern cook, who loves the southern way of seasoning and preparing foods, but…

Calendar of Events – 05/20/15

Winston County Chiefs Registration May 30 The Winston County Chiefs will be excepting registration for their 2015 Fall Football Teams. Ages for players are 6-12. Each player enrolling will need to fill out an application, provide a copy of child…

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…

Correction – 05/20/15

Editor’s note: In the May 13 edition in the Native son named to Ole Miss’ School of Education Alumni Hall of Fame article, the coach identified should have been listed as coach Robert Elzie Hinze who later became Superintendent of…

Boobam on the dam: At the Noxubee Refuge

By Tom Gregory Some years ago as the wife and I were on the way to be spooks in a “haunted house” the subject of the bamboo at the old house came up in the conservation. Try as she could,…

News of the Past – 05/20/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – May 19, 1915 This edition was not available for review. 75 Years Ago – May 17,…

UM inducts three into School of Education Hall of Fame

Kukendall, Reynolds and Smith honored for leadership, service in public education By Andrew Mark Abernathy OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi alumni were admitted into the inaugural class of the UM School of Education’s Hall of Fame. The inductees…

It’s Elementary – 05/20/15

Jennie Caperton, Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home. We’ve arrived at the last week of school! It’s a fun filled week for the students at Fair Elementary. On Monday, the students who met…