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RAT Pack visits

Brandy Blanton Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home. On Thursday, April 3rd, The RAT Pack came to speak to Fair Elementary’s second grade students. The students sang and danced to songs led by…

Pet of the week

Maxine

The kennels are completely full, so we really must find homes for dogs this week.  We have so many sweet animals who deserve homes, so please consider

Winston Guards hold monthly meeting

Connie Estes, Registrar for the Winston Guards No. 2643 United Daughters of the Confederacy, presents newspapers to Barbara Yarbrough, Kennel Director for the Louisville Animal Shelter.

Submitted Winston Guards #2643 MS Division United Daughters of the Confederacy met on April 1, 2013 in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O’Khata at 5:30p.m. with fifteen members and three guests present. Hostesses were Barbara Pearson, Christy Creel, Rebekah…

Displaying talent

Pictured here are students who created artwork in the event as well as host of the event, Melanie McNeel (center).

The Winston County Library held a Children’s Art Show on April 3 for children from Winston Academy and Grace Christian School ranging from K-5 through 9th grade. The show is held at

Family Center hosts testing/graduation options workshop

Dr. Nola Bryant, Director of assessment and professional development for the Louisville Municipal School District, discusses with parents the new state testing methods and graduation options for seniors and others during a workshop held at the LMSD Family Center on April 3. Bryant wanted all the parents to know the upcoming changes to the state tests for the school district, as well as options for students who left school to still receive their diplomas.

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Louisville Municipal School Family Center is serving to maximize the positive effects of families and schools working together to improve student achievement and family involvement. One way the Family Center is achieving…

Traipsin’ Round

Cunningham testing out a motorcycle for comfort

Lynne Cunningham Spring has sprung… sort of. The daffodils have come and gone, but the bearded iris are showing their colors and dogwood branches out from pale, pale green to white. I love the snowballs when they first make a…

Class of 2014 Salute to Success held

Students and school faculty atending the event talk prior to kickoff.

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The 2014 “Getcha head in the Game Salute to Success” was recently held at Lake Tiak O’Khata on April 7 at 8 a.m. This event honors and recognizes the achievements of the students…

Correction: McAdory’s gathering

Mcadory 5 generations

Five generations of McAdorys from Noxapater recently gathered. Those gathered were:Jack O’Neil, 82, Johnnie O’Neil, 63, Chris O’Neil, 37; Austin Kale, 18; Tenley Reese, 3 months.

Land judging winners

Pictured left to right are Haden Patterson, Cole Clark, Michael Resh, Cole Stranes, and FFA Advisor West Watkins

Members of the Nanih Waiya FFA recently competed in the State FFA Land Judging competition on March 25 held at Mississippi State University. Members who participated were