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REPM discuss Medicare changes for 2014

From Staff reports

 

Bud Varner of Louisville Insurance Agency on January 9 discussed the recent changes to Medicare that may affect some of the REPM members.

Varner noted that the a few changes had been made to medicare with … Read more

Sports schedules

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 22

Men’s College Basketball

7 p.m. — Auburn at MSU

8 p.m. — Ole Miss at Vanderbilt

THURSDAY, JAN. 23

Prep Basketball

6 p.m. — Philadelphia at Choctaw County

6:30 p.m. — Winston Academy at Tri-County

Junior College … Read more

Relay readying for May

From staff reports

 

Relay for Life committee and team members gathered for a kick-off team meeting January 20.

The group discussed the May 2 Relay and the goals for the event. Those present noted that the group should aim … Read more

Sharpen ‘the saw’ of a good marriage

As we begin the New Year, I want to ask you two questions: How healthy are you? How healthy is your marriage?

Good physical health requires effort. Eating properly, getting enough rest, getting enough exercise, and practicing good hygiene are … Read more

Winston countain Johnson Avoids Pressure to Attempt Shot

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East Central Community College’s Jaleisha Johnson (21) launches a shot while pressured by East Mississippi Community College defenders during the non-division matchup held Tuesday, Jan 7 in the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the

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ECCC First Pitch dinner features MSU Pitching Coach

Special recognition of the 2014 East Central Community College baseball team is scheduled Saturday, February 1, when the annual First Pitch Dinner is held on the Decatur campus.

Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. in Mabry Memorial Cafeteria in preparation for … Read more

It’s Elementary

Brandy Blanton, Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

Fair Elementary’s Melody Makers presented an enjoyable performance of the Christmas musical “A Prehistoric Christmas” by Teresa Jennings.

This talented

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State treasurer encourages locals to claim funds

From staff and press reports

 

Looking for extra cash after the holidays, a few Winston Countians may not have to look any further than the Office of the Mississippi State Treasurer.

Approximately one in five people in Mississippi has … Read more

Local NAACP to host MLK parade January 18

From press reports

 

The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will host a parade and program in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Saturday, January 18, 2014.

This year’s program will take place at Still Valley … Read more

False 911 calls or non-911 calls cause issues at center

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From staff and press reports

 

The Louisville and Winston County dispatch center can receive several hundred non-emergency calls every month and sometimes-in one day.

Many of these include accidental calls from

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