Category: News

Polling Places for Winston County offer several different ballots

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From staff reports

The upcoming Democratic and Republican Party Primary Election in Choctaw County will feature a 4 split precincts.

“There will be 6 different ballot styles at the Fairgrounds, 4 ballot styles at Nanih Waiya, 4 ballot styles at … Read more

Samaritan’s Purse completes home; dedication today

Hubert Yates of Winston Strong and Samaritan’s Purse presents a Bible and prayer blanket to Jerome Moncrief prior to Mellie Jordan presenting the keys to the home.

Winston Strong gives keys to 4 homeowners

From staff and press reports

Samaritan’s Purse, an international Christian relief organization, will dedicate the a completed home as part of the Winston County, Mississippi Rebuild Project on Wednesday, July 29 at 9:30 … Read more

Winston Place Summer Camp and Food Program

Jean Harper with children for summer camp

By Elmetra Patterson

The Winston County Self-Help Youth Group sponsored a summer food program at Winston Place Club House July 20-24, 2015 with Jean Harper as the facilitator. There were two parent volunteers: Shondalyn Roberson and Charlene Rush. The cook … Read more

Voters must show photo ID card

From Press Reports

All Mississippians voting at the polls are required to show a photo ID card. Also, individuals voting in person by absentee ballot in person in the circuit clerk’s office are required to show a photo ID.

Eligible … Read more

Awarded

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Each year The Citizens Bank gives a scholarship in each county we serve, High school Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to bring in their 9 weeks report card and registers their “A’s” for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. … Read more

Market for kids

Mike Skipper of the MSU Extension office talks to the children.

The held its first ever Children’s Day event Thursday, July 23. Children were all given farmer’s market bucks to make their own healthy food purchases.

“This is a great way to teach the children about making healthy food choices,” said … Read more

Know the offices voters are electing

One of the governor’s duties is signing bills into law.

From press & staff reports

Historically, the role of counties has been to serve as an administrative arm of the state – maintaining records, providing courts and law enforcement, building roads, assessing property and collecting taxes, and conducting elections. Counties … Read more

Lions Club plan for golf tourney

Pictured are James Russell, John McLeod, Lois Goodin, Charlotte Dowed, Rev. Mike Dowd, and Roy Ingram.

The Louisville Lions Club annual benefit two man/woman scramble golf tournament will be held on August 1. The tournament will be held at the Louisville Country Club with registration from 8:15 to 8:45 AM. … Read more

Summer fun

The temperatures outside have been over 100 and it has been no secret that staying cool is in all our plans!

At Winston Medical Center Nursing Home, our residents had that same plan!… Read more

Health Tidbits – 07/29/15

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Growing up I remember hearing people around me use the phrase “too many cooks in the kitchen.” It seems I remember my grandmother using the phrase quite a bit – referring to her own kitchen! Now that I am a … Read more