Month: October 2014

Farmers’ market wraps up another succesful year

The Coalition for a Healthy Winston County closed out a successful year three of its Farmers Market. “We would like to thank the customers who purchased fresh produce and other items or just stopped by to visit with us each…

Local donation

ECCC Practical Nursing Club Makes Donation to Winston County Students Members of the Practical Nursing Program at East Central Community College in Decatur recently donated school supplies to students in the Winston County School District.

Among the visitors

Board members of the Mississippi Community College Board tour Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi at Blue Springs during a two-day meeting at the Itawamba Community College Belden Center last week.

Growing a garden

Kaylin Smith is a 7 year old, 2nd grade student at Fair Elementary School here in Louisivlle. Kaylin was given one cucumber plant by Mrs. Jean Harper and the 4H club. Kaylin with the help of her grandfather Romack Smith…

Town and Country Garden Club hold monthly meeting

On October16, 2014 the Town and Country Garden Club met in the home of Marie Shaw. Teresa Ellis served as co-hostess. Frances Ball opened the meeting with an inspiration based on the scripture taken from Ecclesiastes 7:8-9. She began by…

HOSA students at WLCTC mark childhood cancer awareness

HOSA students at Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center have been at work learning and sharing education on Childhood Cancer. September was the month designated for “Childhood Cancer Awareness”. Students began by utilizing the local radio station, Refuge 107 to spread…

County EMA director graduates training

Emmitsburg, MD- William King graduated from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Emergency Management Basic Academy at the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) on September 18, 2014. EMI has created the National Emergency Basic Academy to produce a comprehensive curriculum…

It’s Elementary – 10/29/2014

Jennie Caperton, Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home. The 2nd Grade Reading Fair was held at Fair last Wednesday, October 22nd. We’d like to recognize our winners: 1st Place – Chawan Jernigan; 2nd…

WA Patriots end season with a loss

By Wendell Womack The Winston Patriots opened the season with a victory and ended it with a loss. The 2014 season saw the Patriots finish with a disappointing 2-8 record and a final game loss to the Canton Panthers, 38-7.…

5k winners

ECCC Homecoming 5K Winners These participants captured first-place honors in their respective divisions of the annual East Central Community College 5K Race held as part of Homecoming activities Saturday, October 11, 2014 on the Decatur campus.