Monthly Archives: February 2013

Community cleans up vandalism at WA

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal Glass was removed, carpets cleaned, and much more accomplished by hundreds of volunteers at Winston Academy after a recent break-in and vandalism. Students at Winston Academy on Tuesday, February 19 were greeted with…

Obituaries

Ms. Jackie Houston Mavis Montgomery “Jackie” Houston, age 87, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at North MS Medical Center in Pontotoc, MS. She was born September 17, 1925 to Hilary Delay Montgomery and Esther Ann Watson Montgomery in Ackerman, MS.…

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

This column will be short this week because this writer has broken her glasses and it is difficult to read the computer. A trip to the eye doctor determined that two mature cataracts need to be removed before new glasses…

Calendar of Events

Watch meeting Feb. 21 Highpoint/New Zion Neighborhood Watch meeting to be held on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Highpoint Fire Department. There will be a guest speaker representing the Crimestoppers. For further information call 662-773-9577. Marriage…

NWTF Hunting Heritage Banquet this weekend

From press reports The local East MS Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its annual Hunting Heritage Banquet on Saturday February 23 at 6 pm in the Grace Christian School Gym. The meal will be a seafood…

Hathorn recognized with prestigious AV Preeminent Rating

From press reports Louisville attorney Hugh Hathorn has been awarded the prestigious AV® Preeminent Rating for the fourth consecutive year by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell. The AV® Preeminent Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating…

Lady Wildcats take Region Championship

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Keke Yarbrough drained a short jumper just before the buzzer to give Louisville High School a 50-49 win over Houston in the Region 4-4A Tournament finals last Friday night. “It was a big win…

Rosters, Schedules sought for spring sports

From staff reports With the spring sports seasons upon us, the Winston County Journal is asking all area high school coaches and athletic directors to please submit their rosters and schedules. They cam be e-mailed to Austin Bishop at BrotherA4him@hotmail.com…

Tigers lose two tough ones in region tourney

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal After a pair of one-point losses, the Noxapater High School boys basketball team was set to head to Dexter High School on Tuesday night for the opening round of the MHSAA Class 1A State…

Lady Warriors fall in South State opener

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Sometimes the ball just won’t go into the hoop. That’s what the Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya faced on Monday night, as they dropped a 43-26 road loss to Stringer in the MHSAA Class…