Month: February 2015

REPM visits NW

The Retired Educational Personnel of Winston County visited Nanih Waiya attendance Center for its February meeting on Feb. 5. The former educators heard from speaker Gale Gregory who spoke

Careful plans, good help can ease wedding stress

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE — Stress can rob a bride of joy at her own wedding, but good preparation can help her prioritize and focus on what’s important on her big day. Planning a wedding is…

Local pastors share a few tips for a great marriage

By Gwen Sisson Everything is planned for the big day. Friends and family have congratulated the happy couple and wished them the very best of luck for a great marriage. But it takes more than a little luck to guarantee…

Food safety tips keep wedding guests smiling

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE — Food-borne illnesses are not popular wedding favors, and brides can keep their guests smiling by practicing a few simple food safety tips. Natasha Haynes, host of “The Food Factor” and…

WA girls finish fourth in AA Tournament

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy closed out a strong season by finishing fourth in the MAIS AA State Girls Basketball Tournament. WA reached the semifinals by knocking off Adams County Christian School…

Newlyweds should save, plan before buying home

By Nathan Gregory MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE — Newlywed couples face numerous questions when considering the purchase of their first home. Finances, mobility, career stability, credit and the state of the housing market are all important factors to think…

State House of Representatives addresses spending bills

Submitted by Rep. Joey Hood, District 35 This week, members of the House turned their focus toward budget matters, with both the Appropriations and Ways and Means committees very active. The Appropriations committee deals with spending the state’s money and…

Second Annual County Wide Black History Program set

From press and staff reports The members of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Louisville will host a Second Annual Celebrating Black History Month program on February 28, 2015 at 3 p.m. The program will highlight the accomplishments of blacks…

EC Centralettes

EC Sophomore Centralettes Honored Sophomore members of the 2014-2015 East Central Community College Centralettes were honored during “Sophomore Appreciation Night” held Monday, Feb. 16 in the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus.

News of the Past – 02/25/2015

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – February 26, 1915 LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Richardson, a fine boy on the…