Category: News

Editorial roundup – 05/20/15

Poor readers usually are poor students People can legitimately argue whether flunking third-graders is the correct response when they can’t read anywhere near grade level. Those who oppose Mississippi’s new “third-grade gate” law say that holding students back only increases…

Pearson recognized for work in Teacher Academy

From press reports The Teacher Academy program at the WLCTC (Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center) is proud to announce that Cassi Pearson won 2nd place in Lesson Planning & Development for the Humanities at the Future Educators Association International conference.…

Click It or Ticket Enforcement Mobilization started May 18

From May 18 – May 31, state and local law enforcement agencies are stepping up enforcement to catch motorists who aren’t wearing their seat belts, just ahead of one of the busiest travel seasons of the year. The 2015 Click…

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…