REPM talks health

From press and staff reports

The Retired Educational Personnel of Mississippi for Winston County held their November meeting with a discussion on diabetes and health.

Paula Freeman, Clinical Diabetes Educator with Novo Nordisk Inc. and Emily Perkins, Nurse Practitioner at … Read more

Relay for Life kick off set; fundraising begins

From staff reports

Relay for Life of Winston County will have its 2013 kickoff at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Winston Medical Center Cafeteria.

The event marks the start of the Relay for Life season and is an … Read more

16th Annual

From staff reports

The 16th annual Carl Jackson Home For Christmas concert in Louisville is just around the corner and tickets are going fast.

With less than a month away to the December 8 concert, organizers and the Winston County … Read more

OCC in final collection days

From staff and press reports

Winston County has a chance to share some holiday love with children around the world.

Operation Christmas Child, a worldwide gift-giving program done by Boone, N.C.-based Samaritan’s Purse, plans to collect 9.1 million gift-filled shoe … Read more

Election receives strong turnout in Winston County

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

With all the county level races uncontested, voter turnout still reached over 73 percent.

Of the 13,472 registered voters in the county, 9875 voted or 73.3 percent of the registered voters.

All 5 … Read more

Bower Foundation and MDE partner for new grants

The Bower Foundation announced today the funding of a new $900,000 grant in partnership with the Mississippi Department of Education Office of Healthy Schools. The funds will be used to help schools provide healthier student meals, in accordance with the … Read more

ECCC offers ‘EMT Refresher’  Class at Training Center  

An “EMT Refresher Class” is being offered at East Central Community College’s Career Advancement Center located in the old Spartus facility at 921 South Church Street in Louisville.

Three sessions will be offered: Session 1 – Saturday, November 17, Session … Read more

ECCC student dies in car accident

From press reports

An accident Friday, Nov. 9 claimed the life of an East Central Community College sophomore and Winston Countain.

Cody Patrick Collins, a Collision Repair Technology student at ECCC, died from injuries suffered in a one vehicle accident … Read more