Category: News

Book signing

Dozens of people showed up for Louisville native Tiffany Moore’s book signing Sat. 12/12/15 at the Winston County Library.  Now living in Atlanta with her husband Derek Moore,

Hood shot

Jonah Hood recently bagged his first buck a six pointer December

State ag values took a small hit in 2015

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Neither crop yields nor prices were particularly bad in 2015, but Mississippi’s estimated state agricultural production value still dropped to $7.2 billion, a 4.9 percent decrease from the previous year.

Library fun

Winston County Librarian Andrea McHenry (in back, standing, with striped sweater) hosted a Christmas Story Hour at the library last week. 

Eggs bolster state’s total poultry values in 2015

By Linda Breazeale MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Spared from bird flu outbreaks in 2015, Mississippi’s poultry industry benefitted significantly from higher egg prices but still felt the pinch from export declines. Preliminary estimates indicate a 3.4 percent increase…

EMCC Freshman among nations leading scorers in junior college hoops

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process. That…

Kwanzaa: The meaning of the holiday

Kwanzaa a week-long African Inspired Celebration beginning December 26 – January 1 promotes self-esteem, hope, pride and dignity. It was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga who delivers a yearly message that is related to the theme yearly which…

MSUs Newman takes top SEC freshman honors

From school reports STARKVILLE – Following a career-high 20 points against Northern Colorado that propelled Mississippi State to its second-consecutive win, heralded guard Malik Newman has been tabbed the SEC’s Freshman of the Week. It’s the third league honor for…

Letters to the editor – 12/30/2015

Trump, Hitler comparison ridiculous, stupid I think that the opinion photos equating Donald Trump as a fascist like Adolf Hitler is both way beyond politics and in fact just repulsive. Adolf Hitler was responsible for the deaths of around 50…