News

Students learn about recycling

From press and
staff reports

Two science classes at Eiland Middle School discovered going through
garbage is anything but trashy.

As part of the lessons on resources, local artist Katrina Estes Hill
showed students how to repurpose and reuse objects … Read more

Relay for Life countdown continues

From staff and press reports Relay For Life of Winston County will be here in 100 days. Why is that significant? Because the American Cancer Society, the official sponsor of birthdays, celebrates a huge milestone this year. On May 22, … Read more

Coalition holds Shopping Matters Tours

From press reports Coalition for a Healthy Winston County teaches area shoppers how to make real changes to their food shopping habits, to benefit both their health and their wallets. On February 25 and February 27, Coalition for a Healthy … Read more

Tickets are on sale for Chamber Banquet

From staff reports The 56th Annual Winston County Partnership/Chamber of Commerce Banquet will be held on Thursday, March 7 at 6 PM at Lake Tiak- O’Khata in the Pine Ridge Lodge. Tickets are available for this fun filled event. Tickets … Read more

Community cleans up vandalism at WA

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal Glass was removed, carpets cleaned, and much more accomplished by hundreds of volunteers at Winston Academy after a recent break-in and vandalism. Students at Winston Academy on Tuesday, February 19 were greeted with … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

This column will be short this week because this writer has broken her glasses and it is difficult to read the computer. A trip to the eye doctor determined that two mature cataracts need to be removed before new glasses … Read more

Calendar of Events

Watch meeting Feb. 21 Highpoint/New Zion Neighborhood Watch meeting to be held on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Highpoint Fire Department. There will be a guest speaker representing the Crimestoppers. For further information call 662-773-9577. Marriage … Read more

NWTF Hunting Heritage Banquet this weekend

From press reports The local East MS Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its annual Hunting Heritage Banquet on Saturday February 23 at 6 pm in the Grace Christian School Gym. The meal will be a seafood … Read more

Hathorn recognized with prestigious AV Preeminent Rating

From press reports Louisville attorney Hugh Hathorn has been awarded the prestigious AV® Preeminent Rating for the fourth consecutive year by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell. The AV® Preeminent Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating … Read more