Qualifies for National

Jake Kight Qualifies for National Championship Jake Kight, a junior at Nanih Waiya High School, has qualified to play in the Trusted Choice Big “I” National Championship. This 4 day event will be held at Annandale Golf Club in Madison,…

MSDH encourages all parents to immunize

With the start of a new school year just weeks away, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reminds parents that state law requires kids to be immunized against childhood diseases to enter public or private school, Head Start or…

Jobless Rate Increases to 6.9 percent

From Staff Reports   Winston County’s unemployment rate increased from 6.0 percent in May 2017 to 6.9 percent in June. The county’s jobless rate went up from May but is a full percentage point lower than in June 2016, when…

ABC agents make one arrest in Winston County

On July 26, 2017, Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) agents alongside Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN) agents executed a search warrant at the residence of James Patterson, at 234 Red Patterson Rd. McCool, MS. During the search, agents discovered an illegal…

Education Notes

University of Mississippi Honor Rolls Undergraduate students who earn a semester GPA of 3.50-3.74 will be listed on the Dean’s Honor Roll; those who earn a semester GPA of 3.75-4.00 will be listed on the Chancellor’s Honor Roll. To be…

Donating to the Library

The Nanih Waiya Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently gave a $150 gift to the Winston County Library to purchase genealogy books. Librarian Beth Edwards (Center) is pictured with two of the books purchased so far with…

Bathrooms add to park’s charm

From staff reports With the help of volunteers and using logs and other materials from the park, Legion State Park added a ADA complaint bathroom that matches the style and outdoor area near the Davis Fair Pavilon. Friends of Legion…