Month: May 2015

Take steps to prevent falls among older adults

By Brittany Jacks MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, MISS. — Preventable falls can lead to catastrophic problems for older adults, so it is important to be proactive. David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi University Extension Service and researcher with the…

Battle memory trouble with routines, activity

May is Older Americans Month… By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, Miss. — Many jokes are made about memory loss and aging, but finding ways to combat this inevitable mental decline is no laughing matter. Experts say time is…

Pet of week – 05/27/15

Duke is available for adoption at Louisville Animal Control. He is neutered, and his adoption fee is $20.00. Please call the us for more info about Duke.

ECCC receives $10,000 grant to enhance online learning programs  

The East Central Community College eLearning Education Program has received a $10,000 grant through the Mississippi Virtual Community College Innovative Learning and Design Grant Program designed to enhance the experience and success of students enrolled in online learning courses. Dr.…

Corrections – 05/27/15

In the May 20 edition , the letter to the editor “Concerns over the county” should have listed E.L. Miles as the Letter to the Editor writer. All Letters to the Editor require a signature and due to a production…

News of the Past – 05/27/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – May 6, 1915 This edition was not available for review.

Library has Superhero Theme for Summer Reading Programs

From press reports Superheroes will rule the day at the Winston County Library this summer. Thanks to many local business sponsors, the library is able to bring many fun and educational programs to children and teens during June. Children ages…

Supervisors discuss roads, receive CCS update

From staff reports The Winston County Board of Supervisors met Monday, May 18. They opened with prayer by Larry Duran. Stephanie Taylor of Community Counseling gave an annual update to the supervisors. Currently, community counseling serves 668 in Winston County…