Category: News

Chamber of Commerce soliciting nominations for awards at banquet

From press and staff reports

The Partnership/ Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet will be held on April 28, 2015 at 6 pm at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. The Chamber of Commerce/Main Street is once again asking you to seriously consider nominations for … Read more

Let’s Be Neighbors – 03/04/2015

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Recently Rev. Owen Gordon, Jr and wife Marie hosted Pan Handle Quilting Ladies at a quilting held in their lovely retirement home on Fentress/Pan Handle Road. The following; quilters and … Read more

It’s Elementary – 03/04/2014

Jennie Caperton, Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

We are celebrating Dr. Seuss with Read Across America Week this week at Fair Elementary! We’ve had a Wear Red & Blue day, Wear … Read more

Mississippi gains $2.7 million for watershed protection

USDA Emergency Watershed Protection Funds Linked to April 2014 Tornado Recovery

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today confirmed that Mississippi will receive $2.7 million in federal funds to continue the state’s recovery from massive tornado damage inflicted last April.

The … Read more

Sports Schedules – 03/04/2015

WED, MARCH 4
Prep Basketball
(At Jackson State University)
9:00 AM — BOYS (Game 3B) — Class 1A quarterfinals: Ashland vs. Durant
10:30 AM — BOYS (Game 4B) — Class 1A quarterfinals: Shaw vs. Pelahatchie
12:00 PM — BOYS (Game … Read more

Young but experienced Tigers look for success in 2015

By Ryan Satcher
Winston County Journal

The Noxapater baseball team will rely on a roster full of sophomores this year but have gained a lot of experience over the past couple of seasons.

“We have a lot of tenth-graders that … Read more

ECCC Squads Prepare for Region 23 Basketball Tourney

East Central Community College basketball squads have qualified to compete in the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament scheduled March 4-7, 2015, at Mississippi College in Clinton.

The East Central men quailed for the single elimination event as the number seven seed … Read more

Hood updates area on recent legislative actions

From District 35 Representative Joey Hood

This past week, House members faced Wednesday’s deadline for original floor action on Appropriation and Revenue bills originating in the House, and Thursday’s deadline of reconsideration on Appropriation and Revenue bills originating in the … Read more

State Health Officer announces Certificate of Need Decision for WMC

From press reports

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announces the issuance of a Certificate of Need (CON) for the following project:

RCG Mississippi, Inc. d/b/a RCG Louisville
Louisville, Mississippi
 
Repair of ESRD Facility Due to Natural Disaster and Read more

Noxapater baseball splits two games to open season

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Noxapater Tigers opened the 2015 baseball season by splitting a pair of games in its own Noxapater Classic last weekend.

The Tigers dropped a 9-2 decision to Philadelphia but then posted a solid … Read more