Category: News

Sleeping mats for the homeless made by local volunteers

Submitted Bettie Glass, member of the Pilot Club of Louisville and also of Ellison Ridge Baptist Church, feels richly blessed to have recently been introduced to a wonderful project that has actually been around for quite a long time, but…

Book donation

The Winston County Republican Women recently donated a children’s book to the Winston County Library in memory of First Lady Mamie Eisenhower. 

Eye out for Littleton

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson Since many city residents know, Eddie Littleton, as the ‘flower watering’ engineer who helps to keep the flowers on Main Street looking pretty, I thought I’d inform them of why he has been missing from Main…

Pet of the Week – 09/02/15

Of all the animals currently in the shelter, Betsy has been with us for the longest amount of time. She needs a home soon- really soon. She has been spayed, and her adoption fee is $20.00.

New role

Winston Medical Center is pleased to announce that Matt Woodward has recently joined the staff as Controller.   In this capacity he will oversee the financial operations of the medical center.

Cotton Gin Festival set for Sept. 26

The Noxapater Community Alliance is gearing up for the annual Cotton Gin Festival. The festival date has be set for Saturday, September 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s festival boasts of a car show, pageant, venders, and much more.…

MSU disaster response evolves after Katrina

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, Miss. — In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi State University leaders realized the importance of instituting a standardized response system to assist with all types of catastrophes that might strike the state.…

Patriots hit by falling stars

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…

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…