Category: News

Former WA standout Wright takes SAA honors for Millsaps

From combined reports

Former Winston Academy standout and current Millsaps pitcher Kenny Wright took Southern Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week honors for March 28-April 3.… Read more

Banquet set


Michael Sherrod Eichelberger scholarship banquet is scheduled to be April 23rd,… Read more

Little Hearts Luncheon held Feb. 12 with great success


First Baptist Church, Louisville hosted the 2nd annual Little Hearts Luncheon fundraiser Friday, February 12th. From 11 a.m. Til 1 p.m. guests enjoyed mouth–watering dishes prepared by some of the county’s best cooks from participating local churches, while supporting Good … Read more

ECCC PBL students take top honors

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Members of East Central Community College’s Theta Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Lamda competed in 21 events during state competition and had winners in each category. Each of the 20 members participating placed first in at least one event and … Read more

Local among H&R Block winners

Jimmy Kelley receiving his check.

From press & staff reports

A Winston County man was one of the daily winners of $1,000 through a nationwide sweepstakes at H&R Block.

Jimmy Kelley received a check for $1,000 on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at the H&R Block … Read more

Anna Hankins named Ms Miss Amazing Jr. Teen 2016



Anna Hankins was recently named the 2016 Miss Amazing Jr. Teen in Mississippi.

Hankins is 13 years old. She attends Eiland Middle School. Her parents are Jennifer and David Hankins of Louisville. Her grandparents are Kathy and Bob Oldham, … Read more

Explore Mississippi’s beautiful state parks

Great egrets, such as this one resting at the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge in 2015, are not uncommon sights in Mississippi’s state parks. The refuge is located in Noxubee, Oktibbeha and Winston counties. (File photo by MSU Extension Service/Kevin Hudson)

By Evan O’Donnell
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippians are blessed with some amazing public lands across the state that offer opportunities for families, organized groups and individuals to experience the beauty of the state and its many outdoor … Read more

‘The Frightened Frog’ project continues


From press reports

Several members of the Town & Country Garden Club presented this project to Pre-School children on March 29 at the Winston County Library.

The children were from First Baptist Church. Approximately 12 children participated. They learned the … Read more

Speaker at Women’s event


Mississippi Supreme Court Appointee Justice Jimmy Maxwell recently spoke to the Republican Women of Winston County on March 21 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. … Read more

Lady Wildcats roll past Noxubee, Leake Central

Louisville’s Pervis Frazier is safe as he dives into first on a pick-off attempt.

From school reports

The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School won two of the three games they played last week, bouncing back from a 7-4 loss to Kosciusko on Monday to beat Noxubee 23-1 on Tuesday and Leake Central 10-0 … Read more