Month: July 2013

WA attend cheer camp

WA Varsity cheerleaders

The Varsity Cheerleader squad at Winston Academy recentely attended camp at Mississippi State University.

They received all Superior ribbons, a trophey for all Superior, and a first place trophy in their Home Pom dance routine.

Members of the Varsity squad … Read more

Friends of Dean Park, Inc. announces new officers

Friends of Dean Park, Inc. - New Officers
L To R: Christine Waldrip, Treasurer, Elmetra Patterson, Vice President, Elder Richard Moncrief, President, 
Annie Hudson (not pictured), Financial Secretary, Macilean Jordan (not pictured), Secretary (photo by Eddie Littleton)

by Elmetra Patterson


On Saturday, July 13, 2013, Friends of Dean Park, Inc. (FODP) installed its newly elected officers at the regular monthly membership meeting. The installation was done by member, Rev. Henry Donald of Noxapater. The new officers:… Read more

Winston Guards hold monthly meeting

From press reports


Winston Guards #2643 MS Division United Daughters of the Confederacy® met on March 4, 2013 in the Lake Tiak O’Khata room with Paula Fulton and Theresa Daly serving as hostesses. The tables were decorated with white … Read more

Interviewing a fashion designer

Article by: Abby Hathorn


Ken Laurence, a Birmingham native and extremely talented fashion designer, is a contestant on Season Twelve of Project Runway. Ken is a dedicated and passionate fabric artisan with a taste for creating structural garments for … Read more

Mayors Youth Council commits to a day of community service

By Anna Katharine Baskin

The Winston County Journal


The Mayors Youth Council was formed by Mayor Will Hill in 2012. The Youth Council consists of volunteers between the age groups of 7-12 and 13-17, and aims to teach students … Read more

LPD traffic stop results in drug arrest warrant

With the marijuana is Officer Toby Lee.

From press reports


The Louisville Police Department are searching for a suspect after a routine traffic stop resulted in a drug seizure.

On Wednesday, July 17, Louisville Police Department officers conducted a traffic stop on Garrigues Road. The smell … Read more

Pet of the week


This is Oreo. She is 6 years old, and the owner had to give her up. She will not eat if she is in her kennel so she stays out in the office. She is spayed and is rather large … Read more

Fulton prepares for 104th birthday

From press reports


Walton Fulton will be celebrating his 104th birthday on Sunday, July 28 from 2-4 pm at Rocky Hill United Methodist Church. He was born on July 25, 1909, to Charles Dillard and Ida Price Fulton and … Read more

WMC, Noxapater officials discuss clinic

Winston Medical Center CEO Lee McCall (center) shows a floor design on his smartphone for a clinic with architects Arjen Lagendijk (left) and Don Delaney (right). McCall met with Noxapater officials to discuss the possibility of using the old Noxapater City Hall for the purpose of a medical clinic for the town and its surrounding areas.

By Daniel Brunty

The Winston County Journal


Winston Medical Center is continuing with its strategic plan on providing all of Winston County and its surrounding areas with health care. Another step in this direction was a meeting of WMC … Read more

ECCC’s Phi Beta Lambda students receive National Honors

East Central Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter received various honors at the 2013 National PBL Conference held in Anaheim, Calif. Award-winners and other conference participants included (front row, from left) Tanner Fortenberry of Union, fourth place, Small Business Management Plan and Mississippi’s representative to Who’s Who in Phi Beta Lambda; Chelsea Gilmer of Philadelphia, fifth, Free Enterprise Project; Ashleigh Savage of Union, fifth, Free Enterprise Project and 14th, Integrated Marketing Campaign; Yashica Ickom of Lake, selected Mississippi PBL Vice President; Timmie Ivey Wiggins of Little Rock, fourth, Small Business Management Plan; and Haleigh Graham of Sebastopol,14th, Integrated Marketing Campaign; and (back row, from left) Jessie Boatner of Philadelphia, fifth place, Free Enterprise Project; Cindy Burnside of Decatur, seventh, Local Chapter Annual Business Report; Denzel Clemons of Philadelphia, fourth, Small Business Management Plan; and Latoya Steele of Louisville. Fortenberry is the third EC student to be chosen as Mississippi’s Who’s Who award recipient. The outstanding students were accompanied by PBL advisers Christy Ferguson, business technology instructor; and Thomas Fortenberry, computer network support technology instructor. (Submitted Photo)

Several students representing the Phi Beta Lambda Chapter at East Central Community College in Decatur received various honors at the 2013 National PBL Conference held in Anaheim, Calif.

Award-winners included Denzel Clemons of Philadelphia, Timmie Ivey Wiggins of Little Rock … Read more