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East Central
one game out
of first place
The Warriors of East Central Community College split their four
division games last week and find themselves one game out of first
place with a 12-6 MACJC South Division record.

Pearl River … Read more

Fortnightly Club meets in April

Submitted by Lynne Cunningham

The monthly meeting for the Fortnightly Club was held on April 11th
at the Market Café. Hostesses Mrs. Steve Brown and Mrs. Charles
Smyth decorated the tables with burgeoning spring flowers and served
refreshments of broiled … Read more

Refuge accepting YCC applications  

From press reports

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is seeking
applications from adventurous young women and men ages 15 to 18.

Positions are available through the Youth Conservation Corps program
and are a great way to get to … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago –April 18, 1913
NOXAPATER: Mrs. Crow of Ackerman spent Wednesday night here, guest
of Mrs. C. C. Gunn. – Dr. R. M. Webb of Hope spent Sunday night
here with his home folks. We are glad to … Read more

Winston County Republican Women hold March meeting

Submitted

The Winston County Republican Women held its March meeting at noon at
Lake Tiak O’Khata. New officers elected for the upcoming year were
Dean Watkins, President; Amy Nowell, Vice President, Shelly Thomas,
Recording Secretary, and Ann Nance, Treasurer. The … Read more

Building Strong Families offers Free Career Education classes

Submitted by: Building Strong Families Healthy Marriage Project a
U.S. Health and Human Services initiative.

Building Strong Families is conducting Free Career Education classes
in Winston, Choctaw and Oktibbeha Counties. The classes are available
to those who have completed the … Read more

HeadStart raises funds for St. Jude

By Joseph McCain
The Winston County
Journal

Winston County Head Start had dozens of children taking laps on
tricycles and scooters for a good cause Thursday, at its annual
Trike- A-Thon to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

“We … Read more

Hospital completes $3 million upgrade to nursing home

From staff reports

The Winston Medical Center recently held an open house for the over
$3 million in renovations and upgrades to its Long-term and Skilled
Nursing Care facility.
“We are very proud of the renovations,” said WMC CEO Lee … Read more

MedStat’s newest helicopter visits Winston County

From staff and press reports

The Health Science class and other students at the Louisville/Winston
County Career and Technical Center recently received a visit from the
newest Emergency Medical Service Helicopter.

MedStat EMS, Inc. which recently expanded its Helicopter Emergency… Read more

Library to feature noted authors, events

From staff and press reports

The Winston County Library will celebrate National Library Week,
April 14 through 20, with a variety of events and with two
Mississippi Authors.

The April 16 event will feature D.K. White. White will be signing … Read more