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Winston Academy set to play in Kirk Invitational

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Winston Academy boys and girls basketball teams are set to play three games each in the Kirk Invitational Tournament being played in Grenada this Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Action for the … Read more

Yokohama job-seekers pack the auditorium at EMCC

Almost 1,000 people showed up at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus Saturday for information sessions about how to submit successful job applications to Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi (YTMM).

Yokohama officials announced the selection of West Point as the … Read more

Prison time can be counterproductive for many

Opinion

Last week, a legislative task force released a number of recommendations designed to be smarter about how Mississippi punishes adult offenders.

With an incarceration rate that is more than 70 percent higher than the national average, it’s clear that … Read more

Circuit clerk preparing to issue voter ID cards

From staff reports

 

The Winston County circuit clerk’s office is preparing to issue identification cards to voters who lack proper ID.

“Anyone with proper identification will be able to vote with ease and will not need this card,” said … Read more

Voter ID Card Information

Beginning with the June 3 primary election, all Mississippians voting at the polls will be required to show a photo ID card.

Individuals voting in person by absentee ballot in person in the circuit clerk’s office before the June 3 … Read more

Letters of Blessings and to Santa

Dear Santa,

This Christmas I would like a new Bike with a kickstand and the back glows and the MSU helment, mouthguard, pads , jersey, pants

Love Braxton Lee Richards

This is my little brother’s list; He wants a Woody … Read more

Christian Friends help over 200 for Christmas

(Right) Volunteers along with Bennie hill (center) with some of the items provided.

From staff reports

 

The community group Christian Friends held their annual Christmas Food Box deliveries on Dec. 10, which provides meals for the needy families during the holiday season.

The event is held every year and has become a … Read more

Nanih Waiya Attendance Center competes in academic competition

The academic team competing in this year's competition from Nanih Waiya (pictured left-right): Standing- Brantlie Sheets, Reagan Holdiness, Tammy Parkes (Advisor). Seated- Laura Beth Hailey, Madison Holdiness, Ashley Luke, John Henry. 

From press reports

 

Mississippi College is honored to host the 31st annual academic competition. Thirty-six teams began competing on November 12, 2013 and the competition will continue until February 11, 2014.

The quiz-like, single-elimination competition is designed with questions … Read more

Headstart royalty

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The Winston County Head Start held the Mr. and Miss Head Start Program on November 21, 2013. It was enjoyed by all. The children presented activities and had fun modeling their attire. The winners were as following: Pictures from left … Read more

Refuge improves water management

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From press report

 

A new modern water control gate was installed this month on the main structure at Loakfoma Lake.

The new gate will allow staff to better manage water levels and provide quality habitat for waterfowl, fish and … Read more