Category: News

Lil’ Blessings consignors needed

Submitted Lil’ Blessings , a mission based organization of First Baptist Church, Louisville, will be hosting their fall / winter children’s consignment sale this September 25 – 26. From baby items and furniture to DVDs, from puzzles and shoes to…

EMCC Lions looking for fresh challenges during 2015 season

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — You won’t hear East Mississippi Community College head football coach Buddy Stephens utter the words “defending champions” very often. The veteran coach, entering his eighth season at EMCC, says what’s in the…

Memories of Our County – 08/19/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. Granny’s Snuff Granny and Papa dipped snuff. It came in square brown bottles with a cork stopper in the mouth of the bottle. When they finished a bottle of…

MSU scientist, team create climate change research tools

BILOXI, Miss. — Evidence showing the effects of climate change on coastal wetlands has been hard to come by, so a new study method developed by a team of Southeastern researchers is making waves in the environmental science community. Eric…

Bee hazard icon, labels help protect pollinators

Chemical companies have added a new bee hazard icon on labels of certain insecticides to protect pollinators from chemicals hazardous to their health. Blake Layton, an entomologist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the icon and the accompanying…

Rebels focusing on upcoming season

The Ole Miss football team continued to prepare for the upcoming 2015 season on Friday.. The fall camp session took place on the practice fields adjacent to the Manning Center, where the Rebels ran plays deep in their own territory…

Local non-profit works to increase community access to local foods

By Terricha Phillips My Brother’s Keeper, Inc. Farmers markets are popping up in more urban areas and have risen in popularity in rural communities from consumer demand for fresh products directly from the farm. In response, The United States Department…

Sports Schedules – 08/19/15

THURSDAY, AUG. 20 Prep Softball 4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Kemper Academy 4:30/6 p.m. — Grenada at East Webster 4:30/6 p.m. — French Camp Academy at Winona 5 p.m. — Noxapater at Ethel 5/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Kosciusko…

News of the Past – 08/19/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – August 20, 1915 City Health Officer Dr. Montgomery reminds our people of the necessity of putting…

ECCC invites public to ‘Meet the Warriors’

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and player introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24, at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus. ECCC President Dr. Billy…