Category: News

MDES reaching out to area employers

From press reports

Today, the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced a call of action to help local employers that have job openings in the Starkville, Columbus and Louisville areas of the state fill these positions. Special assistance will … Read more

Holmes Community College Bulldogs prepare for season

The 2015 Holmes Community College Football Schedule has been released featuring five home games with one of the home games being played at Grenada High School in September.

The season kicks off on Aug. 27 in Raymond at Hinds Community … Read more

Lady Patriots still looking for offensive production

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

First-year Winston Academy fast-pitch softball coach Justin Childs knew his team was going to be young heading into the 2015 season.

“They lost a lot of players off last year’s team,” Childs said. “We … Read more

New wave of phone scams here

From press reports

Mississippi (August 13, 2015) Consumers throughout the state have been reporting scammers calling looking for ways to steal your money or identity. Calls have covered everything from government agencies such as IRS, Social Security, and local sheriff’s … Read more

MDOT provides matching funds for federal airport projects

Jackson, Miss. — The Mississippi Transportation Commission (MTC) recently authorized the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) to provide the matching funds for upcoming federal airport improvement projects. These funds will provide 50 percent of the local matching share to projects … Read more

Legals – 08/19/15

Winston County Medical Foundation
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION
FOR
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER NOT AT RISK
Deadline for Submission: September 14, 2015 by 2:00 p.m. CST
INTRODUCTION… Read more

Obituaries – 08/19/15

Crystal Gale Gunn Moore
Aug. 17, 2015
Services for Crystal Gale Gunn Moore, 31, of Eupora will be at 2 p.m. Aug. 24, 2015, at Red Hill M.B Church in Eupora (LaGrange Road) with Pastor Larry Mays officiating. Burial will … Read more

Candidates prepare for Aug. 25 runoff

From staff reports

With only 6,313 of the 12,907 registered voters returning to the polls the August 4 Primary election was successful.

Robert Gray Democratic candidate for Governor carried Winston County with 52% of the vote with Vicki Slater trailing … Read more

Supervisors discuss hospital, roads and more

From staff reports

The Winston County Board of Supervisors met on August 3 at the Winston County Courthouse.

Paul Black from Winston Medical Center gave an update on the hospital and nursing home. “We had the Winston County Nursing Home … Read more