News of the Past

100 Years Ago – November 24, 1916

After one of the longest dry spells this country has ever experienced, a nice slow rain fell here during Wednesday night, and cleared up again yesterday. While it is not sufficient to furnish Read more

Lady Patriots improve to 8-2 on the season

By Ryan Satcher

Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Lady Patriots continued to rack up wins with a pair of victories this week.WA girls__6538

The Lady Patriots knocked off Starkville Christian 39-7 on Tuesday Nov. 15 and then beat Oak Hill Read more

Burn bans remain as hunting season begins

From press reports

Deer hunting season (gun with dog) begins November 19, 2016, in most parts of Mississippi.  People will be out in the woods this weekend in large numbers, and they will be looking for ways to keep warm. Read more

Louisville drops boys contest to Kemper County

By Robbie Robertson

Winston County Journal

The Louisville Wildcats played only one contest last week, dropping a 68-50 contest to homestanding Kemper County on Tuesday night.

The game was the only one of the week for Louisville with the Nov. Read more

MAIS crowns football champions

From staff reports

The Mississippi Association of Independent Schools crowned their football champions this past week.

Jackson Prep won the MAIS’s top classifaction, taking the Class AAAA Division I title, beating Madison-Ridgeland Academy 34-7. In Class AAAA Division II, Lamar Read more