Month: May 2013

Students awarded Yates Scholarship

From press reports Winston County students Zachary Allen and Hunter Luke have been awarded a $4,000 Yates Companies, Inc. Scholarship for their first two years of college. Both were selected by a scholarship committee at The Yates Companies, Inc. based…

Diabetes Care Group opens clinic in Kosciusko

Diabetes Care Group opened a specialized diabetes clinic in Kosciusko on April 19 at the Kosciusko Medical Center. The Kosciusko clinic is the fourth Diabetes Care Group Clinic in Mississippi and brings innovative diabetes treatments to Attala County and the…

Brock’s Southern Best: New recipes for your files

I know, I know…chess squares! I’m always blessing you with a chess square recipe! I admit it. Yes, I love them! Wouldn’t you love them too though if they had the word “Peanut Butter” in front of them? If you…

Sullivan among Northwest Students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

From press reports Tyler Sullivan of Louisville is among several students from Northwest Mississippi Community College who were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) on April 11 on the Senatobia campus. Phi Theta Kappa is an international scholastic and leadership…

LMSD Health Fair held April 22

From staff reports The Louisville Municipal School District Family Center hosted a Free Health Fair on April 22. The Winston Medical Center and Brandi Blanton, Nurse at Fair Elementary School had booths to help those attending test for Cholesterol, Blood…

BrainMinders skit performed at local schools

by Theresa Bridges Recently, the Pilot Club of Louisville performed The BrainMinders, a skit on brain health, to second graders at Grace Christian School and Noxapater Attendance Center. With the use of puppets, Pilot members taught the students about boating…

One Birthday celebration set

From press reports It is with great pride and honor that the family and friends of “Hunter” David Holmes announces his 101 birthday on May 7th, 2013. Mr. Holmes was born 101 years ago in Winston County Mississippi. He lived…

LMSD and Head Start hold collaborative meeting

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal Winston County Complex/Mississippi Action for Progress, Inc. and Fair Elementary School joined together for a collaborative meeting on April 18 at the Winston County Head Start Complex in Louisville. Representatives from the Louisville…

EMCC holds awards day at Scooba campus

SCOOBA– East Mississippi Community College recognized outstanding students April 24 during its annual Scooba campus Awards Day program. Award winners were chosen by instructors as exemplary students. Scooba campus counselor Jenny Box, who coordinated the Scooba campus Awards Day ceremony,…

Public invited to welcome new industry in Winston County

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal On May 13, Winston Countians will have an opportunity to attend an unveiling of a new industry to locate in Winston County. The Mississippi Development Authority, Governor Phil Bryant’s office, the Winston County…