Fair announces its reading fair winners


Fair Elementary School is proud to announce its Reading Fair winners in the Group/Family Division.
First Place is Mimi Williams, Second Place is Dorianne Jernigan, and Third Place is Nathan Barnett. Mimi will compete in the District Reading Fair which … Read more

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First place Family/Group. Kearra Johnson, Shakindra Hunt, Alexandria Love

The Eiland Middle School Reading Fair was held October 20th in the Library. … Read more


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Winston County Emergency Management Director Buddy King with Mississippi Senate President Pro Tem Giles Ward … Read more

90 years

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Ethel Thames celebrated her 90th birthday November 14 at Lake Tiak-O’Khata.… Read more

I expect compassion and courage from my state


When did Mississippians stop doing what was the right and stop helping others because of fear?

I expected Alabama and some Northern states to say Syrian Refugees are not welcome, but for my state of Mississippi- the hospitality state- to … Read more


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Health Sciences Core Students Attend Healthfest
Health Sciences Core students at Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center attended the Healthfest at ECCC on Thursday, October 22nd.  Students had the opportunity to tour all of the health programs offered at ECCC and … Read more

Noxapater drops tough overtime loss in playoff opener

Courtesy Jeff Parks

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Momentum shifts aren’t imaginary, and there was a big one just before halftime of Noxapater’s 21-20 loss to Stringer in the first round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Football Playoffs on Friday night … Read more

Concert choir

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The East Central Community College Concert Choir (pictured), along with the Newton County High School choir, will present Handel’s “Messiah” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and … Read more