Category: News

Spectacular Star Trails photographed at Rainwater Observatory

From press release Here is a spectacular astrophotograph taken here at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi! The image was taken by Stephen Winkler of Tupelo, Mississippi and is a composite of 175- 30 second exposures revealing star trails with…

WCRCF scores well on ACA audit

From staff reports Winston Choctaw Regional Correctional Facility, (WCCRCF) in Winston County, received a near-perfect audit score on its recent re-accreditation audit with the American Correctional Association (ACA). The facility received a 100 percent on the 52 mandatory standards and…

Donation

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…

Recognized

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…