Reflections of Noxapater Seven during event

Members of “The Noxpater Seven” pose for a photo during their event, “Reflections of the Noxapater Seven”, which was held on Aug. 31 at Mt. Pleasant #2 MB Church in Noxapater. The event reflects on the events of 1965, in which seven little children of the Hathorn Community integrated Noxapater Elementary School. Pictured here are (back, l to r) Frederick Young, William Thomas Spiva, Alfred Henson,  & (front, sitting) Phylis Ann Young-Triplett.

From press and staff reports


With our society dealing with the ongoing issues of racial inequality and injustice, many of us are not old enough to remember a number of pioneers from a past time that are responsible for … Read more

Noxapater drops heartbreaker to Class 2A East Webster

Noxapater defense makes a tackle against East Webster.
Kevin Hudson/ Imageworks courtesy photo

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal


All losses are tough, but Friday night’s was especially tough for the Noxapater Tigers.

After falling behind early, Noxapater fought back to hold a 19-7 lead going into the fourth quarter and … Read more

Luncheon moves into another year of planning

BATTLE commitee meets to begin planning.

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Once again, residents of Winston County are awaiting the annual event Breast Cancer Awareness To Teach Ladies Early Detection (BATTLE) luncheon.

BATTLE plans are underway. The core group of planners for the annual BATTLE … Read more

Noxubee week has arrived for LHS Wildcats

LHS  photos are by David Keen.

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal


It may be week three of the high school football season, but as far as the Louisville High School Wildcats are concerned; the season starts Friday night when they make the short … Read more

Grant to MSU, Louisville schools to aid students

Front row: L to R: Louisville Mayor Will Hill, Dr. Teresa Gamill - MSU, Senator Giles Ward, Dr. Teresa Jayroe- MSU, and Gale Gregory,  Back row: Mark Dillard,  Dr. Richard Blackbourn - MSU, Rep. Michael Evans, and LMSD Superintendent Ken McMullan.

STARKVILLE, Miss.—A nearly $2 million grant awarded to Mississippi State’s College of Education and the Louisville Municipal School District will be used to help boost at-risk student achievements through academic tutoring, teacher intervention and literacy training.

Announced Monday [Aug. 26] … Read more

Marriage event inspired attendees

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Nationally known speaker and author Robert Little inspired all those who attended Friday night’s Marriage Enrichment Event.  The event was sponsored by the Building Strong Families program.  The audience at Lake Tiak-O’Khata was encouraged by Mr. … Read more