Category: News

Patriots hit by falling stars

Patriots had challenges moving the ball down field.

By Wendell Womack

The Winton Patriots turned a possible Winston win into another Winston woe!! The Winona Christian Stars snatched a predicted victory from Winston and sent the Patriots to 0-2 on the year.

On paper, the talented Patriots should … Read more

Recongized for efforts at Winston Academy


During the Aug. 28 Winston Academy game at halftime, the school took time to recognize a volunteer, a successful alumini and a spelling bee winner.

The first recognized was Tyler Sullivan who has developed as a successful college quarterback for … Read more

Woman with local ties writes new book


By Monique R. Henderson

The social networking tool Twitter can help you to develop your creativity, enhance your connections and strengthen your professional image, according to a communications expert with ties to the Winston County area and Mississippi State.

“Creating … Read more

On board

Seated, second from left, is Mary Snow who is 1st Vice President of the Association and is in line to be President next year.  She and her husband, Johnny Snow, who is a Past President of the Association, are owners of The Jewel Shoppe, The Diamond Store.

Mississippi Jewelers Officers and Board of Directors 2015-2016
This past week, Mississippi Jewelers Association traveled to Lafayette, Louisiana for their 2015 Convention as well as participated in a gathering of jewelers from around the world. It was an opportunity to … Read more

2015 ECCC Wall O’ Sound to present ‘One Hit Wonders’

Members of the 2015 ECCC Wall O’ Sound Marching Band are shown during their annual “Show and Tell” performance at the conclusion of pre-season band camp.

Fans of the East Central Community College Wall O’ Sound Marching Band can look forward to “fun entertainment” during the 2015 marching season, according to Ed Girling, interim director of bands.

Girling said, “Our halftime show is titled ‘One Hit … Read more

Col. Anthony Brown retires from Army after 28 years of service

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Before a large audience of family members, friends and coworkers, Colonel Anthony Brown, former Project Manager for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), retired from the US Army after 28 years of service (effective October 31, 2015) .  MDA Deputy … Read more

Samaritan’s Purse hosts home dedication

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From press and staff reports

Samaritan’s Purse welcomed home Richard and Sandra Moncrief on Tuesday, August 18.
The Moncrief’s lost their home in the April 28, 2014 tornado.

The dedication ceremony began with a welcome and prayer by Hubert Yates. … Read more