Category: News

Civil Air Patrol in the skies, on the ground

By Joseph McCain
The Winston County Journal

Over 56 Mississippi Wing cadets from eleven squadrons, met for Mississippi Wing’s third annual Cadet Conference. This group also included cadets from both the Alabama and Georgia Wings, Cadets and volunteers of the … Read more

Relay for Life holds Team Meeting


The Winston County Relay for Life held a team meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Fresh Market Grill. Evergreen Baptist Church, Grace Christian School, Louisville Municipal School District, Mayor Youth Council and Winston Medical Center all packed the … Read more

NAACP MLK Celebration a success

Rev. Dr. Isiac Jackson, Jr. delivers a power sermon to all those in attendance during The Winston County Branch of the NAACP’s annual parade and program held on January 16, 2016. Rev. Jackson addressed this year’s theme in his sermon by giving others courage to keep pursuing freedom from injustices that still face African-Americans and others to this day.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Branch of the NAACP hosted its annual parade and program in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Saturday, January 16, 2016. This year’s theme for the … Read more

MEC study includes local road, bridge needs

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From press & staff reports

An investment of an additional $375 million annually is needed to address the most vital road and bridge needs in Mississippi at the state and local level, according to a report released Friday by MEC … Read more

Estes Lodge #63A holds 23rd Annual Chambliss Nunn Scholarship Banquet

Pictured above are members of Estes Lodge #63A
From left to right is Matt Cooper, Dwain McHenry, Gale Triplett, Marion Jordan, J.L. Triplett, Stanley Mitchell, Larry Foster.
Second Row: Jerry Smith, Willie Matthews, Roderick Holmes, Joel Triplett, Craig Green, George Love.
Third Row: Willie Edmond, A.D. Triplett, Thomas Coleman, Robert Finch, Vernon Eichelberger, Billy Houston, Willie Haynes, LeMar Taylor, Delphia McQueen, Michael Hawthorne.

Submitted by Dwain McHenry

Estes Lodge #63A held their 23rd annual Chambliss Nunn Scholarship Banquet at Lake Tiak O’ Khata’s Honey Suckle Hall on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 7 :00 P.M. Lodge members and their guest enjoyed food, entertainment, … Read more

Louisville Youth Recognized in Year-End PHBA and PtHA Top Ten Awards

Left to Right: Julius and Robert Culwell at the 2015 Texas Palomino Exhibitors Association Show

Molly C Nicodemus, PhD

Despite sustaining a broken arm and dislocated wrist during the first horse show of the 2015 show season, Louisville youth, Julius Culwell, with the help of his younger brother, Robert, accumulated a total of 35 … Read more

Local aboard

Navy at 11.02.28 PM

USS John C. Stennis CVN74 Deploys with former resident
Electronics Tech 3rd Class Alice New paints a mural on a door aboard the USS John C. Stennis. She attended Grace Christian School in Louisville.

Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis … Read more

Drayer holds open house


Drayer Physical Therapy Institute held a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Winston County Chamber of Commerce for new outpatient center in Louisville.

This is the 19th in that state for the group. The business is open weekdays, the center … Read more

Lady Warriors take big win over arch-rival Lady Tigers

Photos by Trenton Steele
#12 Kiera Phillips maneuvers her way through traffic

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya girls continued to play well last week, picking up region wins over Leake County and Noxapater.

Ashlie Thames tossed in 23 points for the Lady Warriors in the 61-33 win over … Read more

Library visit

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Mrs. Patti Johnson’s eleventh and twelfth grade English classes visited the Winston County Library the second week of January to work on research papers.… Read more