Monthly Archives: December 2012

Winston Academy honors Veterans

From staff reports On Monday, November 12, Winston Academy hosted a Veterans Day program to recognize those who had served and are serving to defend the freedoms of the United States. Brody Richardson started the event by welcoming all in…

Winston Guards hold Nov. meeting

Submitted Winston Guards#2643 MS Division United Daughters of the Confederacy held it’s November meeting on November 12, 2012 at Lake Tiak O’Khata at 5:30p.m. Mrs. Frances Woodruff called the meeting to order at and led the group in prayer. We…

Hanna to draw the line at All-Star game

By Ruthie Robison The Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya Warriors head football coach Tate Hanna was chosen as this year’s offensive lineman coach in the prestigious Mississippi- Alabama All-Star game. “It’s an honor for me being a head coach for…

Class learns about democracy and local, state government

From staff reports Holly Preston’s third grade class at Fair Elementary prior to the November election received some direct learning about democracy and all levels of government in the country. Preston used the presidential election contest between President Barack Obama…

LHS Band marches to award winning sound

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Louisville High School Marching Wildcats earned a number of awards this season along with taking top spots in some major band competitions across the state. “We challenged the students, and they responded…

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

Picked up a little more Thanksgiving news via telephone. Winston Academy had the entire holiday week out. The entire Wells family of David and Penny and their three boys, Chris and Chasity and their two girls spent the week in…

County to receive FSA disaster loan applications

“Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Oktibbeha County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” Douglas E. Naron, FSA Farm Loan Manager, said today. According to Mr. Naron, this authority is pursuant to Administrator Garcia’s declaration…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – December 6, 1912 NOXAPATER: Mr. and Mrs. Sam Crow and little daughter of Louisville spent Thanksgiving here in the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Hunt. – Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hickman and Mrs.…