Category: News

Local and state election officials prepare for Nov. 8 ballot

From press reports

The State Board of Election Commissioners met recently to certify candidates on the November 8, 2016 General Election Ballot. Statutory members of the State Board include Governor Phil Bryant, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, and Attorney General … Read more

Supes discuss workforce development with ECCC reps

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors discussed with ECCC representatives courses that the school is offering to assist with preparing workers for local industrial jobs during the board’s September 19 meeting held at … Read more

Becoming a 4-H volunteer leader

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4-H volunteer leaders are the core group of every successful 4-H program! As a 4-H volunteer leader, you play a key role in helping young people grow as individuals, acquire new knowledge and skills, and become active members of … Read more

‘Home for Christmas’ tickets to go on sale Oct. 1

“Home for Christmas” with Carl Jackson will celebrate 20 years of singing Saturday, December 10. This year the schedule boasts 2 concerts with one beginning at 4 p.m. and the other at 7 p.m. The concert will once again be … Read more

Announcement of Candidacy by Judge Mitchell

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Circuit Court Judge George Mitchell is pleased to formally an- nounce his candidacy to continue service as Cir- cuit Court Judge for the 5th Circuit Judicial Dis- trict Place 2, having been appointed by Gov- ernor Phil Bryant … Read more

Animal autopsy offers important answers

When the Beeson’s dog Thor died in 2016, his family decided to have him necropsied to forward the science being done at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The once 200-pound dog loved his family, seen here with then 2-year-old Avett. (Submitted Photo/Vanessa Beeson)

When the Beeson’s dog Thor died in 2016, his family decided to have him necropsied to forward the science being done at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The once 200-pound dog loved his family, seen here with

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Tailgating: The South’s No. 1 Dessert—Chess Squares

I have come across all of my favorite chess-square recipes again, and since football is in full swing, I just had to share some of them with you again. First, my favorite recipe for chocolate chess squares. They’re so similar … Read more

Mississippi Assessment Program scores released

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) recently released results from the Mississippi Assessment Program (MAP), a statewide assessment created in collaboration with Mississippi teachers. MAP, which assesses student performance in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics in grades 3-8, English … Read more

ACT scores for Mississippi and LMSD Juniors increase

From press reports

The Mississippi Department of Education released today the results from the statewide administration of the ACT to all high school juniors in the 2015-16 school year, revealing the percentage of students meeting the benchmark scores in all … Read more

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Kathleen Weeks, whose paintings were recently on exhibit at the Winston County Library, has made a hit with folks in Baton Rouge, LA. Lynne Cunningham submitted her painting of McMillin Switch, Ms. in exhibit in Baton Rouge and it was

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