Category: News

Nanih Waiya set to host Leake County in playoffs

Nanih Waiya’s Isaiah Eiland dives safely into first on a pick-off attempt, as Noxapater first-baseman, Braden Estes (11), awaits the throw from the pitcher.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

A pair of wins over Noxapater gave the Warriors of Nanih Waiya the Region 5-1A Baseball title and the top seed in the upcoming MHSAA Class 1A State Baseball Playoffs.

Nanih Waiya is set … Read more

Art Show

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Abby Sullivan’s Senior Art Show at Winston … Read more

Kemper HOSA attends Leadership conference

The Health Occupations Students of America, or HOSA, at John C. Stennis Vocational Complex (Kemper County) is an established organization to enhance the learning of students at JCSVC who are interested in pursuing careers in the medical industry.… Read more

Tigers to open baseball playoffs against Sebastopol

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

After dropping a pair of games to arch-rival Nanih Waiya, the Tigers of Noxapater High School will look to get back on the winning side of things when they begin play in the MHSAA … Read more

Child abuse preventation Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
Mississippi Department of Human Services Family & Children Services staff encourages everyone to “Help Fight Against Child Abuse and Neglect. All children deserve to have sweet dreams!”… Read more

Blue4MrsLou organization brings awareness and celebration


From staff reports

A crowd gathered at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville to fight cancer in honor of the life of Mrs. Lucile Harris Metts.

The Blu4MrsLou Organization held its first annual Lou Walk on March 26 at … Read more

Spectacular Star Trails photographed at Rainwater Observatory


From press release

Here is a spectacular astrophotograph taken here at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi! The image was taken by Stephen Winkler of Tupelo, Mississippi and is a composite of 175- 30 second exposures revealing star trails with … Read more

WCRCF scores well on ACA audit


From staff reports

Winston Choctaw Regional Correctional Facility, (WCCRCF) in Winston County, received a near-perfect audit score on its recent re-accreditation audit with the American Correctional Association (ACA).

The facility received a 100 percent on the 52 mandatory standards and … Read more


The Winston County Early Head Start program was proud to receive a donation of pampers for its Baby Room from The Ministerial Alliance based out of Winston County on April 5. Accepting the donation on behalf of the Head Start … Read more

Freedom Banquet set for April 23

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From press reports

The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will host its 36th annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, April 23,2016, at 7:00 p.m.

The Banquet will be held at Lake Tiak O’Khata, Pine Ridge Lodge. The theme for … Read more