Month: May 2012

Five from county graduate UMMC

A total of 614 physicians, dentists, nurses, allied health professionals, and graduate students in the health sciences were awarded degrees during the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s 56th Commencement May 25 at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. Chancellor Dan Jones…

Winston County Library planning for summer

From press reports The Winston County Library staff will be encouraging reading throughout the summer with a number of programs for young children and teens. Teen Program: Theme – “Own The Night” Grades – Going in to Seventh through Twelfth…

Nanih Waiya Chapter meets to mark graves of members

From press reports Daughters of the Nanih Waiya Chapter, NSDAR met on Thursday, May 24 to mark the graves of four deceased daughters in remembrance of good friends, their contribution to others and their works. DAR marks those members’ graves…

Warriors reign over Class 1A with back-to-back championships

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal Repeating as back-to-back sports, no matter what level, is somewhat of a feat this day in age. Competition on all levels is at an all- time high, not to mention various other factors…

Eaves named Class 1A Baseball Player of the Year

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya Warriors baseball team received some very good news after winning their second state championship title when star pitcher Colby Eaves was named the MHSAA Class 1A Baseball Player of the…

Warriors review of championship win 2012

Contributing: Robert Higginbotham Nanih Waiya 9 — Greenville St Joe 8 For the second year in a row, Nanih Waiya proved they have the best 1A baseball team in the state of MS. In the deciding game 3 (in a…

WLCTC holds annual awards banquet

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center held their annual Awards Banquet this past Thursday, May 10 at Lake Tiak O’ Khata. The yearly event is held to recognize the efforts of students of…

Martin named Dean’s Scholar

Marlon Martin of Louisville was named a Hinds Community College Deans’ Scholar for the 2012 spring semester. Deans’ list Scholars are those students with a cumulative 3.5 to 3.9 grade point average. As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College…

Mrs. Mississippi International visits Fair Elementary School

submitted by Gwynn Hall On May 16, the Special Education Department of Fair Elementary School invited Mrs. Mississippi International, Traci Mongeon to speak to Fair Elementary students and parents about ATV and bike safety. A busy mother of two, Mongeon…

Four residents receive Farm Bureau scholarships

From staff anf pres reports Four graduating Winston Countians recently received Farm Bureau Scholarships. The Farm Bureau group, annually recognizes outstanding students for their academic effort, engagement in their communities and career interests. “Congratulations to the following winners of the…