Category: News

Area high school sophomore attends Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar

From press reports HOBY State Leadership Seminars provide youth with unique leadership training to equip them with the tools they need to make a positive change in their home, school, and community. Allayna Lovorn, a resident of Louisville, Mississippi, recently…

Library interns

Chiquita Carter (left) completed 120 hours of volunteer work at  the Winston County Library during the month of July.  Ms. Carter is completing in intenrship in Library Media at the University of West Alabama.

A First Lady (of Mississippi) and Remembrances

Submitted by Lynne Cunningham Being well known to many of us as the governor’s wife, Elise Winter has served the public in ways other than being First Lady of the Governor’s Mansion when her husband, the Honorable William Winter, was…

Dr. Martha Ruth Flake Fulcher named Nurse Leader of the Year- Prairie Council

From press reports Dr. Martha Ruth Flake Fulcher of Louisville, Mississippi, was recently elected Nurse Leader of the Year representing the Prairie Council of the Mississippi Organization of Nurse Executives (MONE). She received this peer elected award and recognition during…

Bane earns bronze

After qualifying in the State Games of Mississippi earlier this summer by earning a silver medal, Braxton Bane traveled to Lincoln,

MDA visit

The Winston County Chamber of Commerce and Winston County Economic Development District Partnership under the direction of Linda Skelton, Chamber Director and economic development director Gerald Mills recently welcomed several staff from the Mississippi Development Authority for a tour of…

MCC grads

Winston Medical Center welcomes their newest healthcare provider, Jennifer Palmer, Nurse Practioner to the Winston Medical Clinics.   

Donald named president of AGD

By Gwen Sisson As Dr. Mark Donald said in his presidential speech before the 2105 House of Delegates, becoming president of the Academy of General Dentistry is a pretty big deal for “a country boy from Mississippi.” W. Mark Donald,…

Unique survivors: A look at a small ornamental tree

Heptacodium miconioides-(aka. Seven-son-flower) (pronounced hep-ta-co-di-um) Submitted by Brenda Jowers: a member of the Winston County Master Gardeners While driving on McCullough Road one spring day I noticed two, small, nicely shaped ornamental trees. I had not seen any others like…

Representing MS

Roper Stoots carries state flag and competes in Little Britches National Championship