Category: News

Create a healthy and safe holiday with tips from the MSU Extenstion

Submitted by Mike Skipper
MSU Winston County Extension Coordinator

Colds, flu, and viruses have already hurt many individuals throughout the county and there’s nothing worse than being sick for the holidays.

As we think about the holidays, they are the … Read more

Military Notes – 12/17/14

Air Force Airman Johnathon M. Harry

Air Force Airman Johnathon M. Harry graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, … Read more

New company is cable based television, phone and high-speed Internet provider for area communities

MaxxSouth Broadband is now the cablebased television, phone and high-speed Internet provider for communities across more than 20 counties in Alabama and Mississippi.

On November 7, MaxxSouth Broadband completed its acquisition of the cable systems in 52 communities that were … Read more

Christmas time


WinstonStrong won first place in the schools, civics and churches category. See page 13 for article and more photos.… Read more

Locals hold fashion show with custom dresses from MSU apparel design class

Apparel design instructor Caroline Kobia, (l-r) is pictured with some of her apparel design students who collaborated for Project Runway Kids, including De’Marquis Weaver of Greenwood, Katie Brown of Olive Branch, Octavia Lewis of Richland, Jesse Newton of Eupora, and Katja Walter of Germany.

By Allison Matthews
MSU University Relations

Sixteen students in a Mississippi State University apparel design class delivered their final projects to the “clients” they were tailored for Saturday in Louisville, and the young girls receiving new dresses showcased them in … Read more

Living Nativity set to begin Dec. 22


From press and staff reports

The Living Nativity Drive Thru at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church will begin on December 22 and 23 from 6pm to 8pm.

In 1982 Flower Ridge started the Drive Thru after Scarlet Clark-Shepherd and Rev. … Read more

LMSD promoting rewards for attendance

Erick Mumoz appears with his bike along with officer Stacey Goss-Spiva, Fair Principal Leigh Ann Hailey, Betty Cotton and Superintendent McMullan.

From staff reports

Attendance in many Mississippi schools is not where the State Department of Education would like it be but the Louisville Municipal School District wanted to improve its numbers and with a program headed up by Compulsory School … Read more

Waters returning to Winston Library for book signing and calendar presentation


From press reports

Wyatt Waters returning to the Winston County Library on Wednesday, December 10 from 2 – 4.

Waters brings his 2015 calendar, “Paintings of Italy.” This calendar will take you on a tour of the country, including Venice, … Read more

For display


Mrs. Lowrey’s 5th grade world history classes at Winston Academy created edible Egyptian pyramids after reading the chapter on Egypt.… Read more