Category: News

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…

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…

On board

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…

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

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…

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

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…

Samaritan’s Purse hosts home dedication

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.…

Reed brothers honored for music

From staff reports The Reed Brothers of Louisville have become an overnight success in the country gospel music world. And it only took the quartet 24 years of hard work to pull it off. The brothers, Nick, Boo, Ray and…

History comes to life for Youth Tour students

By Brad Barr, 4-County Electric Power Association For a group of excited Mississippi high school students, history pages came to life during their recent tour of Washington, D.C. A visual journey of our nation’s monuments brought the pages of their…