Month: December 2015

News of the Past – 12/30/2015

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago –December 31, 1915 This edition was not available for review. 75 Years Ago – December 27, 1940…

Stay up-to-date with your medications

The world of health care today can be a complicated place. A different physician for different conditions, multiple medications and appointments to keep can come together to form a potential monster of a schedule to manage. Through all this it…

It’s never too late to stop smoking

Can you believe that the earth has made a full circle around the sun and is ready to begin another turn? If you’re like me, there’s been a lot of water gone under the bridge in 2015. Some good things,…

Sports schedules

WED, DEC. 30 Prep Basketball TBA — East Webster Classic (East Webster, Eupora, Choctaw County entered) TBA — Newton Classic (Louisville Boys entered) College Football 2:30 p.m. — MSU vs. North Carolina State in Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C.

Mississippi Arts Commission to host Grantwriting Workshops

Jackson, Miss. – The Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) will host MAC 101, a presentation on the agency’s grant programs, at multiple sites around the state.  These workshops target Mississippi based artists and arts organizations.

New home starts boost 2015 forest products value

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — An uptick in new home construction lifted the 2015 year-end value of Mississippi’s timber harvest. James Henderson, associate forestry professor with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said preliminary figures indicate…

ICC releases honors lists for 2015 fall semester

Officials at Itawamba Community College have released the honors list for the 2015 fall semester. Named to the president’s list, which includes those students with a 3.8-4.0 grade point average were

Healthy Holiday Substitutions for healthier meals

MSU Extension During the holiday season, eating healthy can seem downright impossible. Between shopping for the holidays, family and work responsibilities and sometimes not enough sleep, temptation to indulge in your favorite holiday foods can be hard to resist. This…