Refuge welcomes new biologist

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge welcomes their new wildlife biologist, Steven Lewis.

Steven is a 2005 graduate of Mississippi State University, majoring in Wildlife Science within the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture. Prior to his arrival at … Read more


By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

As the Nanih Waiya Warriors football team prepares for the upcoming season, they held their annual midnight scrimmage this past Saturday morning in front of a large crowd.

Head coach Tate Hanna and … Read more

Calendar of Events

Cheal kick off Aug. 10 Christian Home Educators Association of Louisville will have their annual kickoff, Friday, August 10 at Northside Park in Philadelphia, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. We will also have a curriculum/book swap/sell/ give away. Bring a … Read more

The positives of breastfeeding touted by display

By Bonnie Myers

World Breastfeeding Month began August 1.

This year’s theme is entitled “The Road to Lifelong Health Begins with Breastfeeding”. What does breastfeeding have to do with lifelong health? Why does the American Academy of Pediatrics now refer … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 9, 1912 NOXAPATER: The Noxapater Press issued its first edition last week, published by Messrs. Wm. C. Fancher and B. W. Holman. It is six column folio carrying a fairly good line of ads and … Read more

ECCC hosts MVP Baseball Showcase August 18

From press reports

An opportunity for high school baseball players to display their skills will be available Saturday, August 18, 2012, when East Central Community College’s Baseball Program hosts its annual MVP Showcase on the Decatur campus.

Neal Holliman, Diamond … Read more