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Prison ministry at WCCRCF brings message of hope

Pictured are: Jonathan Peeples, Chaplain of the Correctional Facility; David Hall, lay speaker from First Baptist Church in Tupelo; and Joe Wylie, volunteer Bible Teacher at the WCRCF.

From staff reports

 

Some people pass by prisons as they go about their lives, probably never giving any thought to the inmates and staff behind the walls.

Those involved in the Winston County Prison Ministry not only pray for … Read more

‘Quilt Lady’ loves hobby

Etta Reed displays one of her quilts.

By Etta Reed

 

I am known as the “Quilt Lady.” I am 87 years old and have lived in the Sapa community since 1939.

I have pieced and quilted up to 50 to 75 quilts. I have given my … Read more

WMC to open clinic in Noxapater

Earlier in the construction phase of the clinic.

From staff reports

 

Winston County Medical Center is prepping to open a new clinic in Noxapater

The Noxapater Health Clinic could open its doors as soon as Nov. 1, according to Winston Medical Center Administrator Lee McCall.

The facility … Read more

Watermelon season

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Freddie Cistrunk grew this nice watermelon here in Winston County.  It weighs approximately 40 pounds.

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Affordable Care Act seminars to be hosted at library

From press reports

 

The Winston County Library will host three free seminars on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) over the next three months.

A representative from Health Help Mississippi’s Starkville office will present information on ACA and answer any … Read more

Wildcats execute game plan in shut out win over Winona

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

It’s good when a plan comes together.

Veteran Louisville head football coach M.C. Miller was hoping to give his starters a break and his reserves some extended playing time when they hosted … Read more

Pause, think and choose

From Ethen Gillespie

 

Pause, think and choose are three actions that can prevent or reduce many problems in marriage and other relationships.

Many people have spoken in anger or out of frustration without taking time to consider consequences. Things … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Larry Lee Pirkle

Larry Lee Pirkle, 77 (formerly of Louisville, MS) died Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Regency Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS, following an extended illness.

Funeral services were held on September 28, 2013 at Woodlawn Church in Columbia, … Read more

HarvestFest held at Dean Park

By Elmetra Patterson

 

The threat of rain, MSU vs LSU and various other activities kept the crowd and vendors away for the 6th Annual HarvestFest at Dean Park on Saturday, October 5, 2013. However, those that came and stayed … Read more