Month: July 2013

WA attend cheer camp

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…

Friends of Dean Park, Inc. announces new officers

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:…

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…

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…

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…

LPD traffic stop results in drug arrest warrant

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…

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…

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…

WMC, Noxapater officials discuss clinic

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…

ECCC’s Phi Beta Lambda students receive National Honors

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…