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Winston Guards hold November meeting

Winston Guards#2643 MS Division United daughters of the Confederacy met on November 14, 2011 in the VIP Room at Lake Tiak O Khata. In observation of Veteran’s month our tables were covered with white tablecloths and red napkins. Flags of…

Winston Guards honor birthdays

Winston Guards#2643 MS Division United Daughters of Confederacy met in the Flamingo Room at Lake Tiak O Khata. To honor the birthdays of General Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson the table held Mr. Scott Griffith of Houston, MS.…

Traipsin’ round town by Lynne Cunningham

Have you detected any hint of Fall in our steamy hot atmosphere lately? Not likely with the temps up to mid-nineties these dog days of summer. But take heart. My prediction usually comes true about fall. Which is: September days…

Refuge welcomes new biologist

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge welcomes their new wildlife biologist, Steven Lewis. Steven is a 2005 graduate of Mississippi State University, majoring in Wildlife Science within the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture. Prior to his arrival at…

Calendar of Events

Cheal kick off Aug. 10 Christian Home Educators Association of Louisville will have their annual kickoff, Friday, August 10 at Northside Park in Philadelphia, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. We will also have a curriculum/book swap/sell/ give away. Bring a…

The positives of breastfeeding touted by display

By Bonnie Myers World Breastfeeding Month began August 1. This year’s theme is entitled “The Road to Lifelong Health Begins with Breastfeeding”. What does breastfeeding have to do with lifelong health? Why does the American Academy of Pediatrics now refer…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 9, 1912 NOXAPATER: The Noxapater Press issued its first edition last week, published by Messrs. Wm. C. Fancher and B. W. Holman. It is six column folio carrying a fairly good line of ads and…

ECCC hosts MVP Baseball Showcase August 18

From press reports An opportunity for high school baseball players to display their skills will be available Saturday, August 18, 2012, when East Central Community College’s Baseball Program hosts its annual MVP Showcase on the Decatur campus. Neal Holliman, Diamond…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 9, 1912 NOXAPATER: The Noxapater Press issued its first edition last week, published by Messrs. Wm. C. Fancher and B. W. Holman. It is six column folio carrying a fairly good line of ads and…

Thomas chosen ECCC Dean of Healthcare Education

Patsy Freeman Winston County Journal pfreemanwcj@gmail.com 662.773.6241 ext. 26 From press reports   Denita Thomas of Noxapater recently began her new duties as Dean of Healthcare Education at East Central Community College in Decatur. Prior to her selection to the…