Lady Pats move to 14-2 with narrow win

By Ryan Satcher

Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Patriots split a pair of games this past week to move their record to 8-8 this season.

The Patriots fell to Oak Hill 59-50 and then bounced back to take a Read more

USM takes exciting New Orleans Bowl win over ULL

From school reports

NEW ORLEANS — Receiver Allenzae Staggers set records for receptions and receiving yards Saturday night as Southern Miss outlasted the Louisiana-Lafayette 28-21 in the 16th annual R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.BOB_8270 BOB_8138

Staggers, who Read more

MDWFP and NWTF discuss wild turkey population declines

The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks and the Mississippi Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) staff discussed the continual statewide decline in wild turkey harvests during its open Read more

Letter to editor

Dear Mr. Editor,

We were called to a short assembly and told that the President had died and that school buses would come in early to take us home. When I arrived home I saw my daddy, arms folded on Read more

Editorial roudnup

Third-grade gate may be unworkable

As everyone within education circles knows, Mississippi’s so-called third-grade gate is low to the ground.

In order to currently pass onto fourth grade, third-graders only have to show that they read better than the lowest Read more

Obituaries

Eveline Williams Newland

Dec. 10, 2016

Services for Eveline Williams Newland, 92, of Eupora were Dec. 13, 2016, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Willy Weddle officiating. Burial was in Lollars Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Newland was Read more