Monthly Archives: January 2013

MLK parade and event set for Jan.19

From press reports The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Saturday, January 19. Parade participants will line up at the Mt. MoriahBaptist Church’s parking lot at 9:00 A.M. with the parade…

New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – January 10, 1913 NOXAPATER: Mrs. W. N. Kilpatrick entertained the old ladies of our town and community on New Year’s Day, with a dining and a most enjoyable time was spent by each one present. –…

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

Apologies are due to Johnson Wells for leaving his name out of the list of “Steady On” in last weeks column and to Mary Snow for getting laughter changed to daughter in the column. Mary did not bring her daughter…

Farmer’s Market volunteers earn Community Sparkplug award

From staff reports A program lead by the Appalachian Regional Commission is helping volunteers and community resident make a better community. Recently the Mississippi Appalachian Community Learning Project selected 11 programs that each received a $3,000 mini-grant to implement ideas…

Thigpen talks charter schools

From staff reports The Retired Education Personnel of Miss. (REPM) in Winston County discussed the hot topic of Charter Schools during its December 6 meeting. Forest Thigpen of the Mississippi Center for Public Policy discussed and answered questions on charter…

Cornerstone Clinic receives year-end funds

From press reports Cornerstone Clinic continues to serve the community’s needs and has supporters throughout the community for its efforts. Recently, BancorpSouth showed its support with a tax-deductible donation to the community health organization for the second time this year.…

Holiday delivery to those working for community

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal One Winston County Church sent out special holiday cheer to the area’s everyday heroes. The Whitehall United Methodist Church members baked dozens of cookies to deliver to first responders who had to work…

ECCC to host public forum

From press reports East Central Community College (ECCC) has been serving the educational needs of the communities since 1928. With an open-door policy and affordable tuition, the College has affected the lives of countless individuals who would otherwise not have…

MLK parade and event set for Jan.19

From press reports The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Saturday, January 19. Parade participants will line up at the coliseum at 9:00 A.M. with the parade starting promptly at 10:00…

Group encourages park permit purchase

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Friends of Legion State Park are encouraging every citizen to use Legion State Park in the upcoming year to help insure its continued operation. “As the recession continues it is becoming difficult…