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WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate two more homes

Shields receiving one of the Mennonite gifts of a quilt.

From staff reports

The community-based recovery fund “Winston Strong” in conjunction with Mennonite Disaster Services completed two more families’ dreams come true as they turned over the keys to two homes on January 16.

Willie Shields whose home suffered extensive … Read more

Bills on House will affect each home

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

Monday, January 19, marked the deadline for the “introduction of general bills and constitutional amendments.” Once bills have been introduced, they are referred to committees. For the next two weeks House members will focus … Read more

Planning makes healthy snacks easy for kids

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By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

Kids can prepare easy, nutritious after-school snacks with little or no cooking when parents plan ahead.

JACKSON – After school, most kids raid the kitchen before they hit the books. If fruit is not … Read more

Card delivery

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Connie Estes, Registrar, Winston County Guards No. 2643, United Daughters of the Confederacy, presents Christmas Cards to Linda Battles, Assistant Activities Director, State Veterans Home, 310 Autumn Ridge Road, Kosciusko, MS 39090… Read more

Ring in the new year by saying goodbye to smoking

By Brittany Jacks
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Smoking can be a hard habit to kick, but it can be done with the right amount of determination.

Quitting smoking is at the top of many smokers’ New Year’s resolutions … Read more

Calendar of Events – 01/28/15

Class Reunion planned
Joint Class Reunion July 17-18, 2015. We are looking for NOXAPATER HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES from 1974, 1975, and 1976. Find us on Facebook page Tigers Joint Reunion 74-75-76 or e-mail TigerReunion747576@yahoo.com or call Sandra at 662-803-1459.

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Find customer service when shopping local

From the Winston County Economic Development Partnership and Chamber of Commerce
Chamber Director Linda Skelton

For local businesses, it’s all about the customer experience. This means friendly attitudes and a focus on you, not your dollars. You aren’t likely to … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 01/28/15

Rambling
Praise the Lord everyone.  My what a busy two weeks.  It seems like there has been so much going on.  People have lost loved one and there are so many sick.  So many with major problems and they don’t … Read more