Fundraising banquet set for Nov. 14

From staff reports   The Winston County chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its Annual Fundraising Banquet on Thursday, Nov. 14, at Lake Tiak-Okhata. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and a dinner with all the trimmings, will be served. The…

Obituaries

Mr. Troy Crocker Mr. Troy Crocker, 90, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, in the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi.  Visitation was held at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville on Saturday, October 19, 2013.  Funeral services…

Woman with local ties earns recognition

From press reports   Melonie Moore Washington was named the NFHS (National Federation of High School) cheer coach of the year for the State of Mississippi. She is the varsity cheer coach for Neshoba Central High school in Philadelphia, Ms.…

Students inducted into Ole Miss Academic Honor Society

OXFORD, Miss. – The following sophomores at the University of Mississippi earned membership in Phi Eta Sigma national honor society based on their academic performance as freshmen. Requirements include a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.5 at the end…

WMC receives community input for ‘needs’ planning

From staff and press reports   Challenges are ahead for the healthcare industry, yet the leaders at Winston Medical Center are developing a community plan to tackle those challenges such as recruiting skilled care workers, educating on preventative medicines and…