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Town and Country Garden Club meets

Submitted On May 18th, The Town Country Garden Club met at the J.W. Gully Camp house for the final meeting of this year. Mrs. Debbie Moody served as hostess for the luncheon. Mrs. Dianne Luke gave the inspiration, which was…

Choctaw County service members book available June 1

By Carlie Reeves Myers The Choctaw Plaindealer After a long wait, the Choctaw Plaindealer has finalized the newest edition of one of the Plaindealer’s most popular printings, The Choctaw County Service Members book. In May of 1944, the Choctaw Plaindealer…

Chamber hosts A&E Insurance ribbon cutting

The Winston County Economic Development Partnership held a ribbon cutting for A&E Insurance on May 19. Alvin Smith of A&E Insurance noted he was glad to be working in Winston County where he had some many connections. Linda Skelton on…

MSU offers free online cyberbullying training

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU-EXT-AgCommNews Educators planning for next year can participate in a free, online train-the-trainer course that will help them teach children and adults how to recognize and combat cyberbullying. The Mississippi State University Extension Service partnered with the…

Mindset turns garden work into enjoyment

By Gary R. Bachman MSU Extension Service In early April, my wife and I had the honor of being part of the 2017 Garden Clubs of Mississippi Spring Pilgrimage, as our little urban farm was one of the tour’s stops.…

Man shot after attempting to steal pistol

From press reports On May 11, Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a man being shot south of Franklinton.  When deputies arrived in the area, they discovered the gunshot victim lying on the side of Highway…

Ball retains seat; Massey voted in at Ward 1 Aldermen

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal Incumbent Alderman at large Frances Ball retained her seat while new comer Drew Massey earned the Ward 1 seat in the Louisville City runoff election on May 16. Ball defeated challenger Gerald Hayes…

Local fallen officers remembered at annual service

Law enforcement officers from across the state of Mississippi honored and remembered fellow fallen officers during the annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony, which honors deceased officers and those killed in the line of duty on Sunday, May 21 at 2…

37th annual Red Hills Festival this weekend

From staff reports The Winston County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for a great Red Hills Arts and Crafts Festival this year. The event has returned to Main Street with high hopes of involving all the downtown merchants in…

Oxford to host 43rd Old-Time Piano Playing Contest

The Old-Time Piano Playing Contest and festival will take place at the end of May in Oxford, bringing with it many ragtime enthusiasts. However, ragtime music is not the only style that will be heard. Throughout the competition styles other…