Category: News

Library fun

Winston County Librarian Andrea McHenry (in back, standing, with striped sweater) hosted a Christmas Story Hour at the library last week. 

Eggs bolster state’s total poultry values in 2015

By Linda Breazeale MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Spared from bird flu outbreaks in 2015, Mississippi’s poultry industry benefitted significantly from higher egg prices but still felt the pinch from export declines. Preliminary estimates indicate a 3.4 percent increase…

EMCC Freshman among nations leading scorers in junior college hoops

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process. That…

Kwanzaa: The meaning of the holiday

Kwanzaa a week-long African Inspired Celebration beginning December 26 – January 1 promotes self-esteem, hope, pride and dignity. It was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga who delivers a yearly message that is related to the theme yearly which…

MSUs Newman takes top SEC freshman honors

From school reports STARKVILLE – Following a career-high 20 points against Northern Colorado that propelled Mississippi State to its second-consecutive win, heralded guard Malik Newman has been tabbed the SEC’s Freshman of the Week. It’s the third league honor for…

Letters to the editor – 12/30/2015

Trump, Hitler comparison ridiculous, stupid I think that the opinion photos equating Donald Trump as a fascist like Adolf Hitler is both way beyond politics and in fact just repulsive. Adolf Hitler was responsible for the deaths of around 50…

News of the Past – 12/30/2015

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago –December 31, 1915 This edition was not available for review. 75 Years Ago – December 27, 1940…

Stay up-to-date with your medications

The world of health care today can be a complicated place. A different physician for different conditions, multiple medications and appointments to keep can come together to form a potential monster of a schedule to manage. Through all this it…

It’s never too late to stop smoking

Can you believe that the earth has made a full circle around the sun and is ready to begin another turn? If you’re like me, there’s been a lot of water gone under the bridge in 2015. Some good things,…