Category: News

Forward thinking helps navigate legal waters

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans, along with their caregivers and families, can better navigate legal and financial waters related to aging by making appropriate plans, protecting their identities and being aware of scams.

Creating … Read more

Farm Bureau awards scholarships

From press reports

Winston County Farm Bureau awarded $500 scholarship to each of the following students.

Mary Cannon Yarbrough of Winston Academy, daughter of Paige and Steven Yarbrough was one receipent.

She plans to attend Mississippi State University in the … Read more

Winston Guards 2643 UDC chapter holds meeting

JoAnn Agent was guest speaker at the May meeting of the Winston Guards 2643 UDC.  She compared the 1860s to the present day.

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The Winston Guards 2643 UDC chapter held its last meeting for the year 2014-2015 on May 4 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. Hostesses were Carolyn Mills and Teresa Ingram.

The guest speaker was Mrs. JoAnn Agent. Mrs. Agent’s program was … Read more

Caregivers should manage stress, balance other duties

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

RAYMOND, Miss. — Caring for an aging loved one can be overwhelming, especially when balancing the task with family obligations, work and self-care.

The challenges caregivers face are different for everyone and depend on … Read more

2015 Red Hills Car Show

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The Red Hills Festival Car Show of 2015 was the best car show in Festival history with 126 entries and some of the most beautiful cars and and trucks you can imagine. There were some unusual vehicles like the County … Read more

WLCTC honors students

From staff reports

The Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center recently held their annual awards banquet at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. James Robert Webb, the Career and Technology Director welcomed everyone.… Read more

Helping others

Louisville Mayor Will Hill signs a Mental Health Awareness proclamation.

NFusion of Winston County recently celebrated Mental Health Awareness … Read more

Take steps to prevent falls among older adults

By Brittany Jacks
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, MISS. — Preventable falls can lead to catastrophic problems for older adults, so it is important to be proactive.

David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi University Extension Service and researcher with the … Read more

Battle memory trouble with routines, activity

May is Older Americans Month…

By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Many jokes are made about memory loss and aging, but finding ways to combat this inevitable mental decline is no laughing matter.

Experts say time is … Read more