Warriors set to open playoffs against Sacred Heart

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School took advantage of their first-round bye by getting in a couple games to prepare themselves for the MHSAA Class 1A State Baseball Playoffs.
As of press time … Read more

Three Noxapater athletes take first in Region meet

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Jarrius Carter, Trevara Miller and Treasure Lynch all took first-place honors in their individual events in the Region 3-1A Track Meet held at Winona on Saturday. All athletes who finished fourth or better … Read more

Winston Medical Center damaged by tornado

Joseph McCain/Staff
Emergency personnel work to evacuate the hospital.

From staff and press reports

The Winston Medical Center in Louisville had 37 patients transferred to various hospitals due to storms damaging the facility on the evening of April 28.
The facility was completely evacuated before the storm. In the … Read more

Book signing set for May 3

Hanna McCain with her new cookbook, Products of Grandma Hanna's Skillet

From staff reports

Noxapater native, Hanna McCain, recently published her first book, Products of Grandma Hanna’s Skillet which is a compilation of her family’s recipes that have been passed down through several generations.
McCain was raised in Noxapater and she … Read more

Winston Countians can rebuild stronger

Crews working late into the night.

Joseph McCain

There will always be reminders of the devastation that occurred Monday, April 28 yet I hope those reminders will be of how a community pulled together and rebuilt itself from the dust. In some places where homes once … Read more

MSU sending personnel, equipment to aid local community

Mississippi State University Campus Operations and Extension Service personnel departed today [April 29] for the town of Louisville in neighboring Winston County to assist in clean-up efforts after tornadoes ravaged the area on Monday. Here, MSU Vice President for Campus Services Amy Tuck gives some final instructions to crew members and staff who are equipped with generators, chain saws and other maintenance supplies to aid in recovery.
Photo by: Beth Wynn

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Responding to a request for assistance from the town of Louisville, Mississippi State University sent MSU personnel and equipment to help in the clean-up of the neighboring community after it took a direct hit from tornadoes that ravaged central … Read more