Man loses appeal in capital murder

From press reports

 

The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday declined to hear a post-conviction petition filed by J.C. Higginbotham who wanted a new trial on grounds that his guilty plea was involuntary.

Higginbotham was one of four people arrested … Read more

Smith Family, Choctaw Books preserved history

By Ken Strachan

Columnist

 

I recently made my last visit to what is an institution here in Mississippi as far as history is concerned, Choctaw Books in Jackson. The bookstore, which began as a private library of former U.S. … Read more

Wildcats host Aberdeen in Region 4-3A showdown

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Louisville High School Wildcats aren’t hiding from anybody these days.

Most educated prep football observors recognize LHS as the team to beat in MHSAA Class 3A this season and the Wildcats … Read more

ECCC plans Military Appreciation Night Oct. 24

East Central Community College is honoring all military veterans during activities scheduled Thursday, October 24, 2013, when the Warriors host Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in the season finale.

All military veterans and their families will be admitted free to … Read more

Warriors getting ready to take care of business on Friday

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Nanih Waiya football team may want to consider adopting Bachman Turner Overdrive’s 1970s rock classic “Takin’ Care of Business” as their theme song for the rest of the season.

That’s certainly … Read more