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MIKE SKIPPER MSU COUNTY EXTENSION COORDINATOR

Container gardening has become one of the most versatile and creative forms of garden design. Many of us have used containers in various aspects to add color, texture, and art throughout our landscaped areas. … Read more

Threet earns GED

Destiny Lashay Threet, daughter of Lacosta and Dewayne Yates, of Louisville and the late James Threet formerly of Kosciusko graduated from ECCC Thursday January 24, 2013, with her GED Degree.

She is planning to furhter pursue her education in August … Read more

Supervisors tackle regular business after MLK day

From press and staff reports

The Winston County Board of Supervisors convened to cover almost two dozen items before ending the first month of business in 2013.

The board in the Tuesday, January 22 approved payments on the work on … Read more

The Chamber of Commerce seeking

From press reports

Chamber soliciting Art for Red Hills Festival T-shirt

The Chamber of Commerce/Main Street is soliciting Art Work that will be printed on the Red Hills Festival T-Shirts as well as the posters and other printed material.

Anyone … Read more

From press reports

The 8th season of the Louisville Upward program is underway and drawing good crowds each Saturday morning.

With approximately 185 children participating in this Christian sports ministry, these young athletes are entertaining the fans, but more importantly, … Read more

Reed elected to statewide board office

From press reports

At the recent 2013 Election Commissioners Conference for the State of Mississippi, Mary Reed, current Election Commissioner District 5 of Winston County, was elected to the Board of Directors for their Statewide Association.

Reed was elected to … Read more

Extension office working to cultivate a Community Garden

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors approved recently to invested $5000 in a community garden education program.

Winston County Extension Director Mike Skipper proposed the program as an idea to tackle health and … Read more

WCSHC annual male summit held

From staff reports

The Winston County Self Help Cooperative hoping to build on the promise and potential in young boys recently held its 5th Annual Young Male Summit titled “Making them a priority.”

The event organizers sought ways to empower … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

Friends and relatives of Ernest Clark were saddened last week to learn of his death in a hospital in Colorado. Ernest lived a long and fruitful life and although he has lived in an assisted living home since shortly before … Read more