Month: June 2013

Mississippi Nurse Practitioner attends Washington Internship

Left to Right – Ted Maness, Chief of Staff to First District Congressman Alan Nunnelee, R- Mississippi; Smith; Michael Cravens, Chief of Staff to Third District Congressman Gregg Harper, R- Mississippi

STARKVILLE, Mississippi, May 10, 2013 – Mary Atkinson Smith, a nurse practitioner in Starkville, MS, recently attended the Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) held by the Nursing Organizations Alliance (The Alliance) in Washington, DC, which she attended March 17 – … Read more

Lipsey visits


John Lipsey (left) of Louisville was among area students who attended orientation/registration activities held Friday, June 21 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Lipsey, a Nanih Waiya High School graduate, is shown receiving assistance in planning his fall class … Read more

Library fun


Dig Into Reading Summer Program – Magician Dorian LaChance on Tuesday, June 18th.  About 120 children attended the program.

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Education notes

MSU Winston County graduates, dean’s/president’s lists

Mississippi State University GRADUATION List for the 2013 spring term for your county.

Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at … Read more


Mrs. Evie (Eva) Beatrice Parker Moody

Funeral services for Mrs. Evie (Eva) Beatrice Parker Moody was held at 2 pm Fri., June 21, 2013 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Leslie Courtney & Rev. David Richardson officiating. Interment was … Read more

United Way of North Mississippi launches first website

From Press Reports


The United Way of North Central Mississippi has launched its first-ever website as part of an ongoing effort to boost the organization’s community visibility and that of the 15 charitable agencies it serves.

The new United … Read more

‘Drive-Thru’ prayer at FUMC set this Friday from 7:30 – 9:30

From press reports


This Friday, June 28th, from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m., Louisville FUMC will be holding their second “Drive-Thru” prayer event and are encouraging anyone in the community to come drive through the church parking lot with prayer … Read more

ECCC Summer Basketball Campers



These area athletes recently attended the annual Lady Warrior Junior High Basketball Camp at East Central Community College in Decatur. Participants and their respective hometowns include (front row, from left) Kamryn Rodriquez and Carlie Kitchings, both of Hickory; Keasja … Read more

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – June 27, 1913

We have received the first cotton blooms from the following farmers: Dan Williams … Read more

Firework Safety aiming to keep you healthy over the holiday

It is no secret that most families will want to shoot fireworks during the Fourth of July but Winston Medical Center wants to make you aware of a few things to be cautious of during the festivities to make sure … Read more