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ECCC Summer Basketball Campers

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  These area athletes recently attended the annual Lady Warrior Junior High Basketball Camp at East Central Community College in Decatur. Participants and their respective hometowns include (front row, from left) Kamryn Rodriquez and Carlie Kitchings, both of Hickory; Keasja…

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – June 27, 1913 We have received the first cotton blooms from the following farmers: Dan Williams on…

Catfish Opry now open for business

By Anna Katharine Baskin The Winston County Journal   The word is spreading about the renovations of the Catfish Opry in Noxapater, MS. The new owner and chef of the Opry, Adam Joiner, is excited to promote the Catfish Opry’s…

Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. coming soon to Louisville

Submitted   Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc., an Alabama-based sporting goods company operating as Hibbett Sports, is pleased to announce that its newest Hibbett Sports store will be opening in the Louisville, MS market, employing approximately eight full and part-time team…

Bill Fryery: 50 years on the job

From press & staff reports   What constitutes a hero? It is a simple question, but yet complex in its reply. A hero by definition is “a mythological or legendary figure often of divine descent endowed with great strength or…

Tigers face tough start to 2013 football season

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal   The Noxapater Tigers will open their 2013 football schedule with a pair of strong 2A squads, followed by one of the favorites to reach the MHSAA Class 1A State Championship Game. After hosting…

Mississippi State University Deer management classes upcoming

From Press Reports   Mississippi State University is offering two deer management workshops in late July and August to landowners, hunters and professionals working with Mississippi’s white-tailed deer populations. Mississippi State University’s Extension Service and the College of Forest Resources,…