Category: News

Bane earns bronze


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


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

Representing MS


Roper Stoots carries state flag and competes in Little Britches National Championship … Read more

Bernice Pearson Art Show set for August 7


From press reports

Winston Medical Center Nursing Home staff, residents and the family of Ms. Bernice Pearson invite you to attend a “Art Show” in honor of Ms. Bernice Pearson on August 7, 2015 at 2pm at WMC-Nursing Home.

The … Read more

Retired Chancery Judge Edward Prisock died July 30


From press reports

Retired Chancery Judge Edward Prisock of Louisville died Thursday, July 30, after a short battle with pancreatic and liver cancers. He was 74.

A funeral service  will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at Grace … Read more

Library grant


The Winston County Library recently received seventy-five children’s books as part of a Libri Foundation Grant.  The books are mostly junior non-fiction and junior fiction books.  … Read more

Lovorn attends Gov. School


From press reports

Allayna Lovorn was selected to participate in the 2015 35th Anniversary Session of the Mississippi Governor’s School, held May 31st-June 19th, 2015. The Governor’s School is a residential honors program established in 1981 by Governor William F. … Read more