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As part of Read Across America in March Fair Elementary host community leaders as readers

Nanih Waiya seeks MHSAA 1A State softball title

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School will be looking for their second MHSAA Class 1A State Fast-Pitch Softball title in three years this weekend when they take on Smithville this weekend at…

Sports Schedules – 05/13/15

WED, MAY 13 Prep Tennis TBA — State Championships at Ridgeland Tennis Center Junior College Softball TBA  — NJCAA Division II Softball National Championship at Traceway Park in Clinton (East Central, Miss. Gulf Coast entered)

It’s Elementary – 05/13/15

Jennie Caperton, Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home. We’re winding down the school year at Fair Elementary! The students have several fun activities planned for the remainder of the year. The TAG class…

Memories of our County – 05/13/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. Stockings Even the name is passé. No one ever says the word ‘stockings’ anymore. That is unless they are talking about the white hair coloring on a horse’s legs.…

News of the Past – 05/13/15

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 12, 1915 FRONT PAGE: Present Marshal J. O. Tabor was defeated by 9 votes in…

Juneteenth Day History Celebration set for June 6, 2015

From press reports Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas.…

Nanih Waiya falls in third round of baseball playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya High School Warriors saw their 2015 season come to an end in the third round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Baseball Playoffs last week as Stringer swept the series in…

ECCC qualifies for NJCAA Division II softball tourney

From school reports CLINTON — No. 11 East Central Community College was set to open its quest for a national title against No. 17 Macomb Community College of Warren, Mich., on Wednesday, in the first round of the 2015 National…

Ole Miss renews commitment to hoops, announces Kennedy contract extension

OXFORD, Miss. – After guiding Ole Miss to its second NCAA Tournament appearance in three seasons, head coach Andy Kennedy has agreed to a four-year contract extension through 2019, Athletics Director Ross Bjork announced Tuesday. Kennedy’s four-year deal is the…