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Gully makes President’s List at Northwest

Samuel Gully of Noxapater was among the list of distinguished Northwest Mississippi Community College students to be recognized for making the President’s List for their academic work during the Spring 2014 semester.
Those students completing 12 or more semester hours … Read more

Dozens of Mississippi officials skirt records law

By Steve Wilson
Mississippi Watchdog

Some politicians in Mississippi are skirting the law when it comes to filing their personal economic statements.
Each year, all elected officials, school board members, executive directors of state agencies, presidents and trustees of state-supported-colleges … Read more

USM releases President’s, Dean’s Lists

The University of Southern Mississippi has released its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2014 spring semester.
The President’s List includes full-time students who earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average (all As). Dean’s List scholars are those with… Read more

Winston Strong working in the community

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From press and staff reports

With the April 28 tornado came much destruction, yet Winston County aimed to be strong and with that in mind local leaders took action to setup a long term relief fund.
The fund was immediately … Read more

Republican primary heads to run off June 24

By Joseph McCain
The Winston County Journal

With the unofficial results from all 12 precincts in Winston County from the June 3 Primary Election, residents choose in the most heated race long-serving Thad Cochran over challenger Chris McDaniel. These results … Read more

MDS one of many on-hand lending a helping hand

MDS at work

By Joseph McCain
The Winston County Journal

The Mennonite Disaster Service is busy working in Winston County and working well with the Winston Strong volunteers committee.
The Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) and Winston Strong Committee have partnered to repair and … Read more

Farmer’s Market to kickoff June 19

From press reports

The Winston County Farmer’s Market Committee is proud to announce the opening of the Winston County Farmer’s Market on June 19 with a Kick-Off Jamboree, located at the soccer fields on Ball Drive. Future markets will be … Read more

Sacred Heart helpers ready for the future

Theresa Bridges, Larry Veazey, and Paula Fulton

By Maureen Smith
Mississippi Catholic

Louisville — Since the Catholic Diocese of Jackson does not have enough priests to staff every parish and mission full time with an ordained pastor of its own, the church has called on lay members … Read more