Month: June 2017

Pilot Club serving

The Pilot Club of Louisville hosted its annual party at Winston Medical Center-Senior Care Services on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Pilots baked an array of cookies for refreshments and Jimmy Woodward provided the entertainment. Pictured are Pilot Club of Louisville…

MDOC surprises Winston-Choctaw County Regional in 14th Shakedown

Submitted Mississippi Department of Corrections officers found fewer, but much of the same kind of contraband items during an unannounced shakedown at Winston-Choctaw County Correctional Facility in Louisville June 15., The department’s 14th shakedown in 15 weeks turned up nine…

Financial scams target trusting Mississippians

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service   King Solomon wrote thousands of years ago that there is nothing new under the sun, a truth played out daily by unscrupulous people putting modern spins on the age-old practice of fraud. The…

Sherrod attends Class of 1967 Golden Graduation events

Bettye Roberson Sherrod attended the Class of 1967 Golden Graduation Events, May 3-6, 2017 in Vicksburg and at Alcorn State University. The events included two receptions, luncheon, Honor Banquet, and 146th Commencement. The participants were transported to all events on…

Get more fresh produce in meals

From staff and press reports   Shopping at farmers markets is one way to get delicious and fresh produce to enjoy at home. “Getting plenty of fruits and vegetables helps families live healthier lives and reduces the likelihood of chronic…

Part of State Games

These Winston Countians were 2017 State Games Runner-ups Silver Metal -Dalton Luke, Bryce Stanton, Jessie Boydston, and Roper Ball

Summer fun continues at library

June 13 Snakeman program during the  Summer Reading Program at Winston County Library.  The kids and Terry Vandeventer (Snakeman) are holding up a 7 foot long blue python. Children entering first through fifth grades are enjoying the “Build A Better…

Health Department closing district office

From Press & Staff Reports   The Mississippi State Department of Health announced June 12 an agency reorganization that will greatly reduce administrative costs without affecting services delivered to the public. Currently organized into nine public health districts, the agency…