Month: June 2013

Mississippi Nurse Practitioner attends Washington Internship

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 –…

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…

Library fun

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

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…

Obituaries

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…

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…

‘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…

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…

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 on…

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…