Month: July 2012

Local students win on National level of HOSA

From staff reports Students from Winston County recently brought home awards from the 2012 HOSA National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida. Local students of Penny Wells’ Health Science class attended Health Occupational Student Association (HOSA)’s 35th Annual National Leadership Conference…

BSF Marriage holds workshop held

Building Strong Families (BSF), a division of Family Centered Programs and the Starkville School District, is a 3-year grant-funded program created to strengthen the community by encouraging healthy, long-lasting marriages. BSF Marriage Education classes are taught in Oktibbeha, Winston and…

Fourth of July thoughts from the Pilot Club of Louisville

submitted by Gwynn Hall The birth of America is something that has long been celebrated with patriotism and enthusiasm. The Fourth of July isn’t all about fireworks and barbecues. It’s also about freedom, liberty and the birthday of the United…

Winston Medical Center first to implement New Aero DR Technology in state

From press reports Wayne, NJ, June 26, 2012 – Konica Minolta announced today that Winston Medical Center (Louisville, MS) is the first hospital in the state of Mississippi to implement the wireless Aero DR solution, which turns analog X-rays into…

Local farmers’ markets offer fresh, healthy options

From press reports Searching for fresh, nutritious food? Want alternatives to everyday ingredients? To find healthy foods and unique products, you don’t have to look much farther than your “backyard.” Local farmers’ markets provide less-processed, flavorful produce and other farm-fresh…

BSF graduation at Pleasant Ridge Church

From press reports Excitement was in the air as the graduating students who took part in the Building Strong Families (BSF) Marriage Education classes taught at Pleasant Ridge MB Church recently received their certificate of completion. Completion of the core…

Area students sttend Mississippi Governor’s School at MUW

From press reports The following students were among the 113 scholars who attended Mississippi Governor’s School (MGS) held on the campus of Mississippi University for Women this summer. Two Winston Countians attended the event were Meagan Graham, a resident of…

ECCC Warrior Football Golf Tourney set July 20

From press reports Supporters of East Central Community College’s football program are encouraged to participate in the fifth annual Warrior Golf Tournament scheduled Friday, July 20, 2012, at the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club in Choctaw. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.…

Local honored at National SkillsUSA Championships for Skilled Workforce

Students from Mississippi high school and college technical education programs won the nation’s highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Industry leaders representing over 1,100 businesses, corporations, trade associations and unions recognized the students for their demonstrated…

ECCC program offers OSHA

OSHA HAZWOPER Refresher Course, annual training required to maintain HAZWOPER certification, is being offered at the East Central Community College Career Advancement Center located in the old Spartus facility at 923 South Church Street in Louisville. This eight hour course…