Category: News

Registration underway for ECCC Summer courses

East Central Community College in Decatur is offering a variety of courses this summer both online and on the Decatur campus, as well as its locations in Carthage, Louisville, and Philadelphia. The college is offering courses during three terms: Summer…

LHS set to host boys summer basketball camp

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Louisville High School boys basketball coach Kenyon Ross, who has two state championship titles and professional playing experience overseas to his credit, is hosting a three-day basketball camp on June 1-3 for boys currently…

Plan for sun and UV safety this summer

By TRACY GREGORY FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE EXTENSION Skin Cancer is a growing public health problem in our country. Learn ways to prevent and provide first aid for heat illness, protection from ultraviolet light and early detection of skin cancers.…

Designation of Winston county to receive FSA disaster loan applications

(STARKVILLE, MS) (April 27, 2016) – “Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Oktibbeha Office of the Farm Service Agency,” Douglas E. Naron, FSA Farm Loan Manager, said today. According to Mr. Naron, this authority is…

Town & Country Garden Club presents design workshop

Members of the Town and Country Garden Club met at the West Union Presbyterian Church. There were 13 members present. Hostesses were Noniene Keen and Elaine Thompson. President Debbie Moody called the meeting to order. Dale Shumaker gave the inspiration…

Jail Docket

April 29 Jordan Sullivan, 9/10/91, WF, Mike Perrigan, CMDOC, violation John Gale, 6/3/80, BM, W-4 Robinson, WSO, hold court April 30 Hannah Steele, 7/6/94, WF, W-7 McCool, WSO, DUI 1st Judy Rashad, 4/8/63, BF, W-33 Sullivan, WSO, family disturbance Dekimbria…

Obituaries

Michael Homer Box Jr. May 4, 2016 Services for Michael Homer Box Sr., 65, were May 9, 2016, at Blythe Creek Baptist Church in Choctaw County near Mathiston. Burial was in the church cemetery. He was born April 5, 1961,…

ECCC Wall O’ Sound announces new auxiliary members for 2016-17

The East Central Community College Wall O’ Sound Marching Band recently announced new members of auxiliary units including the Centralettes dance line and the Color Guard, as well as a new feature twirler. The announcement was made following auditions held…

Byrd returns south to hometown

From press & staff reports As workers work at a rapid pace to rebuild the Winston Medical Center so it may return to its original site, Winston County residents will also see the return of one of its native sons.…

Youth Fishing Rodeo a success

From staff reports Fishing has long been a popular outdoor activity but many people, especially children, have limited fishing opportunities. It is the goal of the MS Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks program to introduce rodeo participants to fishing…