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Library to celebrate National Library Week Dr. Jeff Wilson will host a gardening program at the Winston County Library on

ECCC announces 2014-2015 Cheerleaders

East Central Community College in Decatur recently announced members of the 2014-2015 Cheerleading Squad following tryouts held on the Decatur campus. Cheerleaders and their respective high schools include

Supervisors discuss and agree upon health insurance

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors met with numerous insurance representatives to discuss health care benefits for county employees during their April 7 meeting at the Winston County Courthouse. The supervisors met with…

Minority Caucus Education event held in county

Supervisor Gloria Turnipseed helps welcome the crowd.

From press reports The Mississippi Association of Supervisors Minority Caucus Educational Conference gathered together more than 60 officials to Winston County from across the state to build relationships with one another and attend educational seminars. The seminars covered matters such…

REPM busy

Chairman of Committees for REPM. Betty Bond -- Membership/Attendance; Maxine Coburn -- Community Service; Esco Hemphill -- Nominating; Shelia Hickman -- Publicity & Legislative; Charlotte Nabers -- Program; Shirley Robertson -- Communication; Shelby Varner -- Community Service; Martha Weeks -- Handbook; Kay Ward -- Legislative

Shirley Hall, Miss. Statewide Voter ID Coordinator with Joe Wylie, President of Winston Co. REPM. Hall spoke to

DAR recognizes local students

Standing Left: Victoria Burt, representing Louisville High School; Austin Baskin, representing Winston Academy; Emily Mills, representing Noxapater High School; Crystal Holdiness, Nanih Waiya and Petey Vowell, Grace Christian.

These high school seniors were chosen DAR Good Citizens by their respective schools for 2014. They were honored by the Nanih Waiya Daughters of the American Revolution with a tea at the

Traipsin Round Town

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Lynne Cunningham Provides a view from the community. Now we get our Easter Snap with more rain but warmer weather is predicted for Easter Sunday. How lovely the transformation will be when the cruel cross (at First Methodist) miraculously blooms…

Changing the perception of the public library

Pictured (left to right) - Winston County Library staff members- Denise Dickerson (Circulation Clerk) and Beth Edwards (Branch Manager), MMRLS System HQ staff member- Brandon Cain (Reference/ILL Coordinator)

From press reports Kosciusko, MS, April 10, 2014- The public library has long been synonymous with books; however, the library would be better viewed as a community learning center. To emphasize the entirety of library services that Mid-Mississippi Regional Library…