Category: News

Bee hazard icon, labels help protect pollinators

Chemical companies have added a new bee hazard icon on labels of certain insecticides to protect pollinators from chemicals hazardous to their health.

Blake Layton, an entomologist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the icon and the accompanying … Read more

Rebels focusing on upcoming season

The Ole Miss football team continued to prepare for the upcoming 2015 season on Friday..

The fall camp session took place on the practice fields adjacent to the Manning Center, where the Rebels ran plays deep in their own territory … Read more

Local non-profit works to increase community access to local foods

By Terricha Phillips
My Brother’s Keeper, Inc.

Farmers markets are popping up in more urban areas and have risen in popularity in rural communities from consumer demand for fresh products directly from the farm. In response, The United States Department … Read more

Sports Schedules – 08/19/15

Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Kemper Academy
4:30/6 p.m. — Grenada at East Webster
4:30/6 p.m. — French Camp Academy at Winona
5 p.m. — Noxapater at Ethel
5/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Kosciusko… Read more

News of the Past – 08/19/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – August 20, 1915

City Health Officer Dr. Montgomery reminds our people of the necessity of … Read more

ECCC invites public to ‘Meet the Warriors’

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and player introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24, at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

ECCC President Dr. Billy … Read more

Smart exterior lighting can help protect wildlife

By Adam Rohnke
Wildlife Extension Associate
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mississippi State University

RAYMOND, Miss. — Lighting has increased human productivity by extending the functional time during a given day to work, play and relax. Exterior lighting for … Read more

ECCC soccer teams set to open season

From school reports

DECATUR — The East Central Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams both open their seasons Friday , at Meridian Community College. The men’s teams will take the pitch at 1 p.m., with the women’s teams to … Read more

Jail Docket – 08/19/15

August 11, 2015
Moore, Steve R., 03/14/1983, W/M, P.O. Scott, MDOC, Violation of Parole.

Schlegel, Justin, 06/02/1981, W/M, P.O.K. Jackson/T. Pritchett, MDOC, Violation of Probation.

Hercules, Floyd, 03/26/1964, B/M, WSO, Aggravated Assault.… Read more

Young Lady Warriors looking to gain experience quickly

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

With Ashlie Thames being the only senior on the team, first-year Nanih Waiya head slow-pitch softball coach Courtnee Graham knew her team would be inexperienced.

“We are a young team,” Graham said, after her … Read more