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Former Medical building on Beale Street finds new home

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From press reports

The Winston County Family Medical Center recently celebrated their ribbon cutting on December 12.  Wilbert L. Jones, Director of the Center, welcomed everyone and thanked the the center’s board members for attending as well as local elected … Read more

ECCC Who’s Who

Honorees and their respective hometowns include (kneeling in front, from left) Rachel Laird, Meridian; Haleigh West and Mak Rowzee, both of Hickory; Danielle Gregory, Little Rock; and Nikki Triplett, Forest; (seated, from left) Lacye Harrison, Little Rock; Sarah Freeman, Decatur; Anna Girling, Carthage; Lorrie Moore, Lena; Jenny Grove, Forest; Cara Jackson, Nanih Waiya; Grayson Harrell, Morton; Jessica Moffett, Meridian; Aaren Avera, Hickory; and Alana Kron, Decatur; (third row, from left) Alex Bucklew, Louisville; Jordan Alonso, Chunky; Daniel Giles, Union; Colton Horne, Noxapater; Justin Moore, Thomastown; Jenna Lovorn and Samantha Morgan, both of Louisville; Bridgettte McFarland, Philadelphia; Lauren Cantey, Collinsville; Chance Lovern, Philadelphia; Emily Cook, Carthage; Megan Robinson, Nanih Waiya; Mackenzie Gannon, Decatur; Hannah Mitchell, Meridian; DeeJay Rolison, Conehatta; and Kardarius McClendon, Brandon; (fourth row, from left) Kyle McCullough, Madison; Jeremy Hudson, DeKalb; Katherine Jacome-Cluff, Hickory; Katie Sanford, Decatur; Dakota Wright, Jana Warren, Leah Ferguson and Allison Johnson, all of Philadelphia; Erika Cockrell, Birmingham, AL; Tesia Keith, Corinth; Anna Katherine Nowell, Philadelphia; Kimberly Harrison, Forest; Haley Pierce, Noxapater; Katy Ezelle, Decatur; Kristen Gordy, Forest; Madelyn Peterson and Bryan Burton, both of Louisville; (fifth row, from left) Jage Doss, Enterprise; Ben Killen, Union; Hunter Thrower, Meridian; Faith Emmons, Lake; Chase McNair, Philadelphia; Warner Parkes, Nanih Waiya; Virginia Easley, Philadelphia; Tyler Runnels, Morton; Mallory Turner, Meridian; Karoline Holsonback, Kennedy, AL; Trent Haden, Sumrall; Christopher Brown and Dominck Fields, both of Forest; Alec Doggett, Carthage; Lauren Peterson, Forest; and Noah Corcoran, Louisville; and (top row, from left) Tyler Cook, Gulfport; Todd Hughes, Meridian; Chance Whitten, Batesville; Brittney Taylor, Lake; Regan Reiss, Forest; Charles Thorne, Decatur; John Davis, Carthage; William Howington and Delton Harrison, both of Little Rock; Dylan Little, Mobile, AL; Will Myers, Philadelphia; Brody Richardson, Louisville; Tyler Armistad, Caledonia; Tyler Faulkner, Carthage; Asif Zaffar, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan; Zach Allen, Louisville; and Jonathan Hodge, Lake. (EC Photo)

These students at East Central Community College in Decatur were recently named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Community/Junior Colleges for 2014-15. Students were nominated by faculty and staff and are chosen based on academic achievement and involvement in … Read more

Birth – 12/17/14

Matty Kadalyn Mayo

Matty Kadalyn Mayo

Miss Matty Kadalyn Mayo was born October 16 at 12:33 p.m. at River Oaks Hospital in Flowood, MS. She weighed 7 pounds 1 ounce and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Proud parents are James and Sarah Mayo … Read more

MSU Faculty members, local graduate students receive regional honors

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STARKVILLE, Miss.–The Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration is honoring two faculty members and two recent doctoral graduates from Lowndes and Winston counties, all in Mississippi State’s College of Education.

The university group recognized individually for scholarship excellence at the … Read more

Awarded

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Head Start’s Volunteer of the Year Award goes to Terron Neal. Neal was selected as MS Action For Progress’ Volunteer of the Year Award in November. Neal stated,… Read more

Let’s Be Neighbors – 12/17/14

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Murrey Lee and Robin Black put up the Nativity Scene on the corner of Hwy 14 W and Shiloh Road on Thanksgiving Day , the perfect place for the outdoor … Read more

Memories of our County – 12/17/14

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Nothing bothers me more than some problem or contention within a family. We have always had a huge family. My daddy was one of eleven children and my mother was one of seven. There has always been a crowd … Read more

Protect yourself against IRS phone scams with these tips

From Press and Staff Reports

Thousands of taxpayers, including some in Winston County, have been the target of phone calls in the “largest-ever” phone fraud scam from scammers calling, impersonating IRS agents

This phone scam is just one of the … Read more