Noxapater drops tough overtime loss in playoff opener

Courtesy Jeff Parks

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Momentum shifts aren’t imaginary, and there was a big one just before halftime of Noxapater’s 21-20 loss to Stringer in the first round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Football Playoffs on Friday night … Read more

Concert choir

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The East Central Community College Concert Choir (pictured), along with the Newton County High School choir, will present Handel’s “Messiah” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and … Read more

Birth – 11/18/15

Herbert Henry "Hub" McCain. 

Herbert Henry “Hub” McCain
Cynthia Hanna (Johnson) and Joseph Christopher McCain are pleased to announce the birth of their second son, Herbert Henry “Hub” McCain.

Hub was born at 6:10 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Anderson Regional Medical Center … Read more

WA students receive basket-making presentation

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From press and staff reports

Students in Mrs. Sanders 8th grade Mississippi History class at Winston Academy were given a presentation on pine needle basket weaving by Ms. Bessie Johnson of the Mississippi Arts Council.

Johnson is a native of … Read more