Category: News

Honored

East Central Community College’s Theta Chi chapter of Phi Beta Lambda was recognized for the first time in chapter history as a Top 10 Chapter in the nation during the organization’s National Conference held this summer in Chicago, Ill.… Read more

Lil’ Blessings consignors needed

(Right) Barrier Lowrey is outgrowing his clothes so fast that his mom, Heidi is getting ready for the Fall & Winter Lil' Blessings Consignment Sale on September 25 & 26.  She will consign the clothes & toys that he has outgrown and shop for his new size! It's a win-win situation.

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Lil’ Blessings , a mission based organization of First Baptist Church, Louisville, will be hosting their fall / winter children’s consignment sale this September 25 – 26. From baby items and furniture to DVDs, from puzzles and shoes to … Read more

EMCC Lions looking for fresh challenges during 2015 season

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — You won’t hear East Mississippi Community College head football coach Buddy Stephens utter the words “defending champions” very often.

The veteran coach, entering his eighth season at EMCC, says what’s in the … Read more

Memories of Our County – 08/19/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Granny’s Snuff
Granny and Papa dipped snuff. It came in square brown bottles with a cork stopper in the mouth of the bottle. When they finished a bottle of … Read more

MSU scientist, team create climate change research tools

BILOXI, Miss. — Evidence showing the effects of climate change on coastal wetlands has been hard to come by, so a new study method developed by a team of Southeastern researchers is making waves in the environmental science community.

Eric … Read more

Bee hazard icon, labels help protect pollinators

Chemical companies have added a new bee hazard icon on labels of certain insecticides to protect pollinators from chemicals hazardous to their health.

Blake Layton, an entomologist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the icon and the accompanying … Read more

Rebels focusing on upcoming season

The Ole Miss football team continued to prepare for the upcoming 2015 season on Friday..

The fall camp session took place on the practice fields adjacent to the Manning Center, where the Rebels ran plays deep in their own territory … Read more

Local non-profit works to increase community access to local foods

By Terricha Phillips
My Brother’s Keeper, Inc.

Farmers markets are popping up in more urban areas and have risen in popularity in rural communities from consumer demand for fresh products directly from the farm. In response, The United States Department … Read more

News of the Past – 08/19/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – August 20, 1915

City Health Officer Dr. Montgomery reminds our people of the necessity of … Read more

Sports Schedules – 08/19/15

THURSDAY, AUG. 20
Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Kemper Academy
4:30/6 p.m. — Grenada at East Webster
4:30/6 p.m. — French Camp Academy at Winona
5 p.m. — Noxapater at Ethel
5/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Kosciusko… Read more