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The chill factor in Mississippi

Submitted Hypothermia in Mississippi? Really? Yes, not only does it happen, but it can be deadly if not treated quickly and appropriately. Hypothermia is a condition that occurs when the body loses heat faster than heat can be produced. Generally…

Let’s Park by Lynne Cunningham

The Friends of the Legion State Park met at the Lodge on August 14 for the third quarterly meeting. President Frances Ball presented an agenda, which include consideration and discussion dealing with ongoing plans and projects for the remainder of…

ECCC offers numerous evening classes

From press reports Registration continues for evening classes offered by East Central Community College in Decatur for the fall 2012 term. Classes begin Monday, August 20 at various locations in the College’s five-county district. Registration for evening and day classes…

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

School pictures will be taken on August 30th. Students may wear a shirt of their choice with uniform bottoms on this day only. Thank you to Mrs. Jill Pearson for the donation that she made to the clothing closet. We…

New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 23, 1912 This edition was not available for review. Ongoing news stories for the week of August 23, 1912 would be the trial of Swinton Permenter progressing at Winona, Mississippi; and plans for the Winston…

Winston Guards hold March meeting

Submitted Winston Guards No. 2643 MS Division United Daughters of the Confederacy met on March 6, 2012 in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O Khata. The spirit of the Irish filed the room. The tables were covered with white…

CAPPS begins fourth year of service Aug. 20

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Louisville Municipal School District in its partnership with Mississippi State University is stepping into its fourth year of the CAPPS (Changing Academic Performance & Promoting Success) program. The program has been funded…

Prison and revival Crusade held

From press reports A prison and revival crusade was conducted at the Winston/Choctaw Regional Correctional facility on August 8. Dr. Don Boone brought the gospel message to the inmates. Many decisions were made by the inmates for Jesus Christ. After…