Category: News

Calendar of Events – 04/13/2016

From Left To Right: Wesley Duvall, Conner Bennett, Johnny Wray Holley, AnnaBeth Miller, Bailey Eubanks, and Darby Smith

April 13
Winston County area AARP Chapter #2859 will hold their April 13th meeting in City Hall at 1 p.m. Members are asked to be present and on time.… Read more

Kim Rosamond named Tennessee Tech women’s basketball head coach

Rosamond at a press conference after taking her new role.

From press reports

She has nine years of experience as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Vanderbilt University, 19 seasons of experience in the tough Southeastern Conference as a player and coach, and 21 seasons overall in women’s college … Read more

Womble graduates police training

Officer Womble receiving his certificate from the director of MLEOTA  , Retired Lt. Colonel Pat Cronin.

After 12 weeks of demanding training, 60 new police officers graduated April 7 including Louisville’s newest officer Dalton Womble.

The new officers came from all across the state to the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy in Pearl.… Read more

Warriors pick up two league wins over West Lowndes

Photo by Robbie Robertson
Nanih Waiya’s Dalton Luke slides safely into second base.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya baseball team was hoping to improve its region record when the Warriors face off with Noxapater in a pair of rivalry games this week. NW was set to host Noxapater on … Read more

WA Patriots drop trio of baseball games

Winston Academy’s, Jesse Boydstun, looks to the umpire for the call after his slide into third.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy baseball team is looking to get back on the winning track this week when it plays a trio of games.… Read more

MSU Extension office takes gardens to children

Mike Skipper of the Winston County Extension office with help from volunteer Jean Harper gives the students lessons in planting,, soils and the importance of plants and gardening.

From press and staff reports

Children across Winston County are learning from Mississippi State Extension office the power plants have to beautify their surroundings and feed families.

MSU Extension Offices has teamed up with the Louisville Municipal School District and … Read more


Rodney Vash Romedy
Heather and Connor Romedy and big brother Manny are proud to announce the birth of their son, Rodney Vash Romedy. … Read more

Sgt. Fancher becomes a U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor

Pictured left to right Bro. Phil Fancher, Mary Fancher, Sgt. Brittany McKay Fancher and Donna McKay. Sgt. Fancher’s in-laws and mother were privileged to attend her graduation ceremony at Parris Island, South Carolina.

From press reports

On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, Sgt. Brittany McKay Fancher graduated from the Marine Corps Drill Instructor School at Parris Island, South Carolina in the top seven percent of her class.… Read more

McMullan earns Callahan award


From press reports

Sixteen seniors from across the state were honored April 4 as Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athletes for 2016 at the Jackson Hilton hotel.

The honorees — one boy and one girl from high schools in each of the MHSAA’s … Read more

Baseball Tigers pick up three wins last week

Noxapater’s Kiera Phillips slides safely into third as Louisville third-baseman, Zoria Nicholson, awaits a throw during the Noxapater v LHS Softball game on March 14, 2016.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

After opening the week with a 12-1 loss to Leake Central the Tigers of Noxapater ripped off three straight wins heading into this week’s showdown with arch-rival Noxapater.

The Tigers were set to visit … Read more