Category: News


The Winston County Early Head Start program was proud to receive a donation of pampers for its Baby Room from The Ministerial Alliance based out of Winston County on April 5. Accepting the donation on behalf of the Head Start…

Freedom Banquet set for April 23

From press reports The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will host its 36th annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, April 23,2016, at 7:00 p.m. The Banquet will be held at Lake Tiak O’Khata, Pine Ridge Lodge. The theme for…


Congratulations go out to Re-C Carter for being nominated as one Mississippi State University’s 2016 PCSW Outstanding Faculty Members. Nominations for the Outstanding Women Awards are taken each year beginning in

WA set to host Senior Night on Thursday

From special reports The Winston Academy baseball team was set to close out its regular season at home on Thursday night against Columbus Christian Academy. It will be senior night for the Patriots.

ECCC students named to All-Mississippi Academic Team

East Central Community College sophomores Ben Pace of Philadelphia and Anthony Emmons of Lake were named to the 2016 All-Mississippi Community College Academic Team. The All-Mississippi Community College Academic Team recognizes scholarly achievements and leadership accomplishments of students enrolled in…

Sports Schedules – 04/20/2016

THURSDAY, APRIL 21 Fast-Pitch Softball 6 p.m. — Starkville at East Webster 6 p.m. — Newton County at Neshoba Central 6 p.m. — Noxapater at Sebastopol

4 Easy Dips: Brock’s favorites for 2016

I have found four delightful dips that you can enjoy anytime of the year, but especially during this time of the year, the spring season. These dips are absolutely perfect for showers, weddings, anniversary parties, teacher appreciation days, or for…

ECCC students participate in NASA Program

Six members of Alpha Alpha Epsilon engineering club at East Central Community College were recently selected to participate in NASA’s Community College Aerospace Scholars program. Those selected for the prestigious program at Stennis Space Center April 11-14, 2016, included Kellen…

Calendar of Events – 04/20/2016

Log-A-Load Auction April 23 MS Loggers Association Central District will host an auction to benefit Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital April 23 at 6 p.m. at Mar Hills VFD at the Intersection of RD 397 & Mars Hill Rd.

North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson The Winona Times In Spring 2017, the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery will open–one of 268 national and state veteran cemeteries nationwide. “It’s a huge deal,” said cemetery director Mark Lawson.  “In the grand scheme of…