News

OCC in final collection days

From staff and press reports

Winston County has a chance to share some holiday love with children around the world.

Operation Christmas Child, a worldwide gift-giving program done by Boone, N.C.-based Samaritan’s Purse, plans to collect 9.1 million gift-filled shoe … Read more

Election receives strong turnout in Winston County

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

With all the county level races uncontested, voter turnout still reached over 73 percent.

Of the 13,472 registered voters in the county, 9875 voted or 73.3 percent of the registered voters.

All 5 … Read more

Bower Foundation and MDE partner for new grants

The Bower Foundation announced today the funding of a new $900,000 grant in partnership with the Mississippi Department of Education Office of Healthy Schools. The funds will be used to help schools provide healthier student meals, in accordance with the … Read more

ECCC offers ‘EMT Refresher’  Class at Training Center  

An “EMT Refresher Class” is being offered at East Central Community College’s Career Advancement Center located in the old Spartus facility at 921 South Church Street in Louisville.

Three sessions will be offered: Session 1 – Saturday, November 17, Session … Read more

ECCC student dies in car accident

From press reports

An accident Friday, Nov. 9 claimed the life of an East Central Community College sophomore and Winston Countain.

Cody Patrick Collins, a Collision Repair Technology student at ECCC, died from injuries suffered in a one vehicle accident … Read more

Calendar of Events

Triad Luncheon Nov. 14 The Winston County Triad Pre-Thanksgiving Luncheon will be Wednesday, November 14, at the Extension Office on Vance Street. Lunch will be served at 11:00 a.m. All members are asked to bring can goods, and other non-perishable … Read more

Local wins third place at World Championship Show

The American Quarter Horse Journal, Oklahoma City– Dustin Johnson of McCool, Mississippi, and Sonya Nannette Buckner of Magee, Mississippi, captured third place in ranch sorting at the 2012 FedEx Open American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on Tuesday, November … Read more

Pilot Club holds monthly meeting

Beautiful tables decorated with fall colors greeted Pilot members as they met on November 8 at Lake Tiah’O’Khata.

Mrs. Beverly Wilkes, past president of Pilot International and current member of the Louisville Pilot Club, presented the program. Beverly explained some … Read more

Winston County student receives high academic honor

From press reports

OXFORD, Miss. – Jesse Juncong Xie of Louisville MS 39339 was inducted into the University of Mississippi’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi in a campus ceremony Oct. 28 at David Nutt Auditorium. Membership in Phi Kappa Phi … Read more

Traipsin’ Round Town by Lynne Cunningham

Have you realized that the holiday season (Thanksgiving and Christmas) arrives upon the heels of Halloween? Even the weekend before Halloween (on Wednesday this year) there were ads on tv with Christmas ornaments decorating the commercials shown on the wide … Read more