Category: News

EMCC standout running back ready to lay the Law down this season

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — The D.J. Law East Mississippi Community College football fans see take the field at Sullivan-Windham Stadium this season, is not the same one that showed up on the Scooba campus last summer.… Read more

Area high school sophomore attends Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar

Lovorn at Millsaps College for HOBY.

From press reports

HOBY State Leadership Seminars provide youth with unique leadership training to equip them with the tools they need to make a positive change in their home, school, and community.

Allayna Lovorn, a resident of Louisville, Mississippi, recently … Read more

Library interns

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002Chiquita Carter (left) completed 120 hours of volunteer work at  the Winston County Library during the month of July.  Ms. Carter is completing in intenrship in Library Media at the University of West Alabama.… Read more

A First Lady (of Mississippi) and Remembrances

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Submitted by Lynne Cunningham

Being well known to many of us as the governor’s wife, Elise Winter has served the public in ways other than being First Lady of the Governor’s Mansion when her husband, the Honorable William Winter, was … Read more

Dr. Martha Ruth Flake Fulcher named Nurse Leader of the Year- Prairie Council

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From press reports

Dr. Martha Ruth Flake Fulcher of Louisville, Mississippi, was recently elected Nurse Leader of the Year representing the Prairie Council of the Mississippi Organization of Nurse Executives (MONE). She received this peer elected award and recognition during … Read more

Bane earns bronze

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After qualifying in the State Games of Mississippi earlier this summer by earning a silver medal, Braxton Bane traveled to Lincoln, … Read more

MDA visit

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The Winston County Chamber of Commerce and Winston County Economic Development District Partnership under the direction of Linda Skelton, Chamber Director and economic development director Gerald Mills recently welcomed several staff from the Mississippi Development Authority for a tour of … Read more

MCC grads

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Winston Medical Center welcomes their newest healthcare provider, Jennifer Palmer, Nurse Practioner to the Winston Medical Clinics.   … Read more

Donald named president of AGD

Dr. Mark Donald

By Gwen Sisson

As Dr. Mark Donald said in his presidential speech before the 2105 House of Delegates, becoming president of the Academy of General Dentistry is a pretty big deal for “a country boy from Mississippi.”

W. Mark Donald, … Read more

Unique survivors: A look at a small ornamental tree

Trees in bloom

Heptacodium miconioides-(aka. Seven-son-flower)
(pronounced hep-ta-co-di-um)

Submitted by Brenda Jowers: a member of the Winston County Master Gardeners

While driving on McCullough Road one spring day I noticed two, small, nicely shaped ornamental trees. I had not seen any others like … Read more