Category: News

ECCC Students Selected for Who’s Who

These students at East Central Community College in Decatur were recently named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Community/Junior Colleges for 2015. Students were nominated by faculty and staff and are chosen based on academic achievement and involvement in…

Helping others in the season of giving

Members of Piney Grove United Methodist Church in Winston County recently collected items and packed 50 food boxes for those in need in the area. The boxes were provided to persons in Winston, Choctaw, Neshoba, Leake and Noxubbee counties.

East Mississippi Community College awards 375 diplomas to summer and fall graduates

East Mississippi Community College awarded 375 associate’s degrees and vocational certificates during two graduation ceremonies held Dec. 11 to honor its summer and fall graduates. The first ceremony, at 2 p.m., included graduates from EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus, Columbus Air…

New circuit judge named by the Governor for Winston, others

From Press Reports Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed George Mitchell Jr. of Eupora as Circuit Court Judge for the 5th Circuit Court District, which includes Webster, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Montgomery and Winston counties.

WA Patriots take road win over Newton Academy

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Patriots improved to 3-9 on the season with a 48-41 win over homestanding Newton County Academy on Thursday. WA jumped out to an 18-6 first-quarter lead and was up 32-14 at…

Governor Bryant names new MEMA Director

Gov. Phil Bryant has named Col. Lee Smithson as incoming Executive Director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). Current MEMA Executive Director Robert Latham is retiring effective Jan. 31 and Col. Smithson will begin on Feb. 1. He is…

Residents keeping tax dollars within the community

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal As the City of Louisville continues making strides in its recovery process following the April 2014 storms, many residents are assisting that process by keeping their tax dollars within the community. The Mississippi…