Category: News

USDA helps to restore and manage longleaf pine forests

The United States Department of Agriculture / Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS),  has funding available to aid forest managers working to restore Longleaf Pine ecosystems on private lands in Mississippi.  Longleaf pine forestsnearly vanished, but a coordinated conservation effort led … Read more

WA Honor Roll

Winston Academy Honor Roll
4th Six Weeks

1st Grade Good Conduct: Sydnee Addkison, Layla Cefalu, Sally Ann Harris, Graison McDill, Ryle Mills, Bella White, Kayla Blanton, Anniston Cummins, Katelyn Easley, Rhylan Eaves, Sydney Kate Gilmer, James Haven Joiner, Jordan Miller … Read more

Update on actions in the House from Rep. Joey Hood of District 35

The majority of House committees met and worked diligently toward the end of last week and up until Tuesday of this week. By Tuesday, deadline day to move all general bills received from the Senate out of committee and onto … Read more

In the mood for vegetables: Brock’s recipes

I have found that many people who call me or e-mail me have missed my fresh and almost fresh vegetable recipes, and you definitely do not want to miss my recipes that I have for vegetables that my family prepares … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 03/30/2016

Dear Community Member,

The Chamber of Commerce, Winston Strong, the City of Louisville, the City of Noxapater, and the Winston County Board of Supervisors announce the launch of the 2016 Great American Cleanup, Keep Winston Beautiful. Entering its 18th year, … Read more

Junior Graham steps down as Winston coach/AD

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Stability is important to Junior Graham. That’s why it was such a surprise to some when the veteran high school head football coach left Winston Academy after just one season to take over at … Read more

Weather pattern excellent for vegetables

By David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialist

The pattern of a few days of sunshine followed by a rain event followed by sun followed by rain is annoying to gardeners, but is good for the plants in the garden.

Low temperatures … Read more

Calendar of Events – 03/30/2016

La Leche League meeting
4th Sat. each month
La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at the County Extension Building. La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support, … Read more

Rep. Evans update: Senate measures considered by House

 By Rep. Michael Ted Evans, Dist. 45

We finished with the committee deadline of Senate bills moving through the House committees and are now considering those Senate bills in floor debate.  As you may have heard, actions in the House … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 03/30/2016

Money is perverting most of the GOP

A decade or so ago, the Republican Party in Mississippi did an effective job of demonizing the state’s trial lawyers.

They convinced the public that the plaintiffs’ bar was ruining the state with … Read more