{news] New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – September 13, 1912 NOXAPATER: Mrs. W. W. Hickman spent last week in Meridian where she carried her baby for treatment. – Mrs. Claud Mitchell is spending a while with her mother, Mrs. McMinn, in Plattsburg. – … Read more

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

Fair Elementary’s cookie dough fundraiser kicked off on Wednesday, September 5th and will end on Friday, September 14th. Money for the fundraiser is due in the office on September 14th by 8:00 am. It is important that your child’s money … Read more

Winston County among counties eligble for disaster assistance

From press reports

ATLANTA – Fourteen additional Mississippi counties and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians have been designated for federal assistance to supplement state and local response efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Isaac.

The counties added to … Read more

South to be featured BATTLE speaker

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The annual Breast Cancer Awareness To Teach Ladies Early Detection (BATTLE) luncheon key ingredient is the informational speaker.

This year will feature Dwalia South. South has practiced medicine for over 30 years. She … Read more

Library hosting comic exhibit

By Joseph C. McCain The Winston County Journal

Comic strips provide a colorful and humorous respite from the serious news that precedes them in the newspaper. With this in mind, John Read collected together the original art of 140 different … Read more

Helicopter and other services part of WMC Healthfair

From press reports

The staff of Winston Medical Center cordially invite everyone to participate in a Health Fair sponsored by Winston Medical Center in Louisville.

The event will be held on Saturday, September 29, at Winston Medical Center from 9 … Read more

Cotton Gin Festival, car show, and concert planned

From staff reports

This year’s annual Cotton Gin Festival will feature the Cotton Gin Car Show on September 29 in the Noxapater area on Highway 15 between Louisville and Philadelphia.

The Noxapater Community Alliance welcomes everyone to attend a day … Read more

McDonald paying it forward

From press reports

A love for fishing lead one resident to reach out and help his community.

Major Jewel McDonald was born in Louisville, Mississippi on November 1, 1915 one of thirteen children of Henry and Georgiana McDonald.

McDonald stayed … Read more

ECCC Homecoming 5K Run, Walk to return this year

From press reports

A 5K Run/Walk will once again begin East Central Community College’s Homecoming celebration, which is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, on the Decatur campus.

The annual competition starts at 7:30 a.m. on the College’s North Campus, between … Read more