Monthly Archives: February 2013

PCA awards Louisville Rodeo ‘Best Small Town Rodeo

From staff reports The Professional Cowboy Association (PCA) awarded Rafter L Rodeo Company with the prestigious national award, 2012 Small Rodeo of the Year. Annually, the PCA sanctions about 100 rodeos in eight states throughout the Southeast and the first…

It’s Elementary Brandy Blanton

Fair Elementary’s spring fundraiser will end on March 4th, 2013. Parents please remember that no checks will be accepted for this fundraiser; you may turn in cash or money orders. No late orders can be accepted past March 4th! It…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago –February 28, 1913 NOXAPATER: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Roberts, on the 20th, a girl. – Mrs. G.W. Jarvis and Mrs. Paul McBrayer spent last Sunday with the former’s son, Dr. F. E. Jarvis at Neshoba.…

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

Did any of you readers see John Eaves of Jackson on Rock Center recently? Did you recognize him as being the grandson of the late Bonnie Kate and O. T. Lovorn? John was being interviewed about a huge settlement he…

Traipsin’ Round Town by Lynne Cunningham

Short month that it is, February, the month of Valentine Love and Presidents’ birthdays (George Washington and Abraham Lincoln) ushered in two local notables birthdays, Joyce Frazier Kirkpatrick and Noneine Frazier Keene. This year marked a special milestone for Noneine…

Students learn about recycling

From press and staff reports Two science classes at Eiland Middle School discovered going through garbage is anything but trashy. As part of the lessons on resources, local artist Katrina Estes Hill showed students how to repurpose and reuse objects…

Relay for Life countdown continues

From staff and press reports Relay For Life of Winston County will be here in 100 days. Why is that significant? Because the American Cancer Society, the official sponsor of birthdays, celebrates a huge milestone this year. On May 22,…

Coalition holds Shopping Matters Tours

From press reports Coalition for a Healthy Winston County teaches area shoppers how to make real changes to their food shopping habits, to benefit both their health and their wallets. On February 25 and February 27, Coalition for a Healthy…

Tickets are on sale for Chamber Banquet

From staff reports The 56th Annual Winston County Partnership/Chamber of Commerce Banquet will be held on Thursday, March 7 at 6 PM at Lake Tiak- O’Khata in the Pine Ridge Lodge. Tickets are available for this fun filled event. Tickets…