Three Nanih Waiya opponents claim state softball titles

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

While no Winston County teams were battling for title at the 2014 MHSAAA State Fast-Pitch Softball Championships at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland this past week, there was a definite look of familiarity. … Read more

Nearly $7 Million approved for Mississippi Disaster Survivors

Federal assistance approved for disaster survivors in 12 Mississippi counties has reached nearly $7 million.
All emergency shelters have closed and all disaster survivors are currently housed.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is leading a Long-Term Housing Task Force, which … Read more

City progresses on building permit

Submitted by Linda Breazeale, PIO for Winston EMA

Louisville officials want to squash rumors and assure residents building permits will be issued as debris cleanup progresses.
Kenny Morris, city engineer, said building permits are being issued normally in… Read more

Number of Voter IDs issued tops 1,000

From press reports

The number of Mississippi Voter ID cards issued has reached 1,011.
“Our research shows only 0.8% of Mississippians lack acceptable photo ID.  Our Agency and the Circuit Clerks have been diligently working to reach these voters to … Read more

Sports schedules

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21

Prep Baseball

(All Games at Trustmark Park in Pearl)
10 a.m. — Smithville vs. Cathedral winner in MHSAA 1A State Championship Series
1 p.m. — Eupora vs. Taylorsville in… Read more