Month: March 2017

Tigers, Lady Tigers set to return to action this week

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Both Noxapater teams took off for Spring break last week but will get back going this week. The Tigers, who are 2-4 on the season, were scheduled to host Sebastopol on Tuesday for a…

Louisville Fortnightly Club holds February meeting

February 16 the Louisville Fortnightly Club held its monthly meeting at Lake Tiah O’Khata. Hostesses were the following: Mrs. John Garner, Mrs. Robert McLeod, Mrs. Lex Taylor, and Ms Belle Forster. The meeting was brought to order by President, Mrs.…

PSC promotes EPA’s ‘Fix a Leak Week’

Submitted   As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ongoing We’re for Water campaign, this year’s Fix a Leak Week encourages Americans to help put a stop to the more than 1 trillion gallons of water wasted from…

Summer Youth positions available at Refuge

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is seeking applications from adventurous young women and men ages 15 to 18.   Whether interested in wildlife careers, summer employment or job experience this is a great opportunity. Positions are available through…

New study: Career and technical education perceptions examined

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Despite the proven benefits of career and technical education, many Mississippians—even some public-school educators—seem to have misconceptions about its worth in preparing the state’s future workforce. “Confronting the CTE Stigma” is a new report developed from statewide surveys conducted…

Editorial Roundup

Dangerous place to cut The Mississippi Legislature will make a huge mistake if it follows through on what appear to be looming cuts to the state Department of Health Budget. Mississippians, on average, are judged by most surveys to be…

Rep. Hood gives update of house bills

The deadline to consider revenue and appropriations bills that originated in the Senate occurred this week. Among other things, these bills detail how much money will be appropriated to a number of different state boards and departments. These include the…

Obituaries

Jimmy Dale Bruce March 3, 2017 Services for Jimmy Dale Bruce, 79, of Fentress were March 17, 2017, at the South Union Methodist Church arbor near Ackerman. Burial was in the church cemetery. He was born May 12, 1937, in…

ECCC Encore Players to present ‘25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ March 30-April 1

From press reports   The East Central Community College Encore Players will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” by Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn March 30 through April 1, 2017. The annual musical presentation begins at 7 p.m.…