Category: News

National Library Week – ‘Libraries Transform’ with special events planned

From press reports This year, as library staff celebrate National Library week, April 11-16, it is important to remember that libraries not only engage, but also transform their communities. Since its beginning, the American public library’s prime directive has been…

Winston Guards hold monthly meeting

On March 7, 2016, the Winston Guards 2643 chapter of the UDC held their monthly meeting at Lake Tiak O’Khata. Following the meal President Frances Woodruff introduce Mrs. Terri Cournoyer the guest speaker.

Concert April 11

ECCC Collegians to Present Spring Campus Concert April 11 East Central Community College’s rock-n-roll band, “The Collegians,” will present its annual spring campus concert at 7 p.m. Monday, April 11, in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no…

Gray water recycling has part in efficiency

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Even in a state that averages more than 50 inches of rainfall a year, water conservation is important, and some water recycling has true value to homeowners.

Safe and Sound Initiative honored

From press reports In February 2016, Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s Safe and Sound Initiative was honored with a national award. The Lynn Phillippi Advocacy for Older Adults Award for 2016 is awarded to only one project or program annually…

Double the Dollar

The Friends of Dean Park, Inc. (FODP) was accepting donations at Walmart on Saturday, April 2, 2016 when twins came by with a gift which doubled the dollar. Above are Khiley and Kailey Barrett who are in pre-K at Fair…

Lady Wildcats take big win over softball power West Lauderdale

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School split a pair of games on the softball diamond last week, taking a 7-5 road win over West Lauderdale, before falling to Choctaw County 13-7 at home…

ECCC Class Favorites

These students were recently selected class favorites following elections held on the Decatur campus.

Noxapater Tigers takes two region wins over West Lowndes

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Noxapater baseball team pick up a pair of key league wins last week, downing West Lowndes 8-1 and 13-3. The Tigers played a pair of games on Saturday in Philadelphia, falling 14-2 to…

Child abuse prevention

Proclamation By The Mayor City Of Louisville, Mississippi Child Abuse Prevention Month WHEREAS, Starkville School District: Department of Family-Centered Programs: Families Strengthening Families Parent Cafes also serving Winston County funded by MS Department of Human Resources is launching a county-wide…