Category: News

Louisville Fortnightly Club holds monthly meeting


April 9 was a beautiful spring day for the meeting of the Louisville Fortnightly Club.

Members and guests gathered in the Lake Tiak O’ Khata room around tables covered in colorful linens and centerpieces of china pocketbooks filled with … Read more

Nanih Waiya’s Kite qualifies for state tournament

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya High School’s Jake Kight fired a 77 in the Region 3-1A Golf Tournament played at Louisville Country Club on Monday to qualify for the MHSAA Class 1A State Tournament that will be … Read more

Fried Fish and Hushpuppies: Southern Memories

The Rogers family has been a family of “fried fish eaters” for as long as I can remember. My granddaddy (Bobby Rogers) had to have his fish at least three times a week and sometimes more. He made a daily … Read more

Memories of our county – 04/22/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Country Roads
Sometimes at night when I cannot sleep memories of my childhood come flooding back. I can see the places and events as if they happened yesterday.… Read more

Editorial Roundup – 04/22/15

The case for police cameras
Editorial by Jack Ryan

Two recorded events, one in South Carolina and the other in Arizona, make it obvious that assigning a camera to all police officers as part of their work equipment would be … Read more

Nanih Waiya boys, girls, win district track titles

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya had a successful day in the District 5-1A Track Meet on Monday, with Kenley McMullan and Jamarlo Smith both taking first place in all four events they entered.

The top four places … Read more

Winston drops two games to Canton Academy

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Winston Academy closed out its district baseball schedule with a pair of losses to Canton Academy.

WA fell behind homestanding Canton 6-2 after two innings on Wednesday, but hit for three in the top … Read more

County officials implement emergency notification plan

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

As many people in Winston County prepare to remember the one-year anniversary of the April 28, 2015 storms, county officials are looking for ways to improve on ways to prepare for an event … Read more

Homecoming set for Red Hills Festival

Winston County Homecoming is scheduled May 23, in conjunction with the Red Hills Festival. There will be a minimuseum with historical photos, class photos, and composites, interesting artifacts, and much more.… Read more

Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge Youth Fishing Rodeo set

JACKSON – Children 4 to 15 years old are invited to a youth fishing rodeo at the Fishing Derby Ponds beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 25. The free event is hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, … Read more