Category: News

MSU disaster response evolves after Katrina

Winston County Extension agent Mike Skipper, left, discusses recovery issues from the April 2014 tornado with Rusty Suttle of Louisville at an Agricultural Disaster Resource Center set up May 15, 2014. (File photo by MSU Ag Communications/Linda Breazeale)

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi State University leaders realized the importance of instituting a standardized response system to assist with all types of catastrophes that might strike the state.… Read more

Patriots hit by falling stars

Patriots had challenges moving the ball down field.

By Wendell Womack

The Winton Patriots turned a possible Winston win into another Winston woe!! The Winona Christian Stars snatched a predicted victory from Winston and sent the Patriots to 0-2 on the year.

On paper, the talented Patriots should … Read more

Recongized for efforts at Winston Academy

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During the Aug. 28 Winston Academy game at halftime, the school took time to recognize a volunteer, a successful alumini and a spelling bee winner.

The first recognized was Tyler Sullivan who has developed as a successful college quarterback for … Read more

Woman with local ties writes new book

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By Monique R. Henderson

The social networking tool Twitter can help you to develop your creativity, enhance your connections and strengthen your professional image, according to a communications expert with ties to the Winston County area and Mississippi State.

“Creating … Read more

On board

Seated, second from left, is Mary Snow who is 1st Vice President of the Association and is in line to be President next year.  She and her husband, Johnny Snow, who is a Past President of the Association, are owners of The Jewel Shoppe, The Diamond Store.

Mississippi Jewelers Officers and Board of Directors 2015-2016
This past week, Mississippi Jewelers Association traveled to Lafayette, Louisiana for their 2015 Convention as well as participated in a gathering of jewelers from around the world. It was an opportunity to … Read more

2015 ECCC Wall O’ Sound to present ‘One Hit Wonders’

Members of the 2015 ECCC Wall O’ Sound Marching Band are shown during their annual “Show and Tell” performance at the conclusion of pre-season band camp.

Fans of the East Central Community College Wall O’ Sound Marching Band can look forward to “fun entertainment” during the 2015 marching season, according to Ed Girling, interim director of bands.

Girling said, “Our halftime show is titled ‘One Hit … Read more

Col. Anthony Brown retires from Army after 28 years of service

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Before a large audience of family members, friends and coworkers, Colonel Anthony Brown, former Project Manager for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), retired from the US Army after 28 years of service (effective October 31, 2015) .  MDA Deputy … Read more