Category: News

Education notes – 06/24/15

Hinds CC names Spring 2015 President’s Scholars The following area students have been named Hinds Community College President’s Scholars for the 2015 Spring semester: Demario Eichelberger of Louisville MS (39339) Joleigh Wilkes of Noxapater MS (39346) President’s Scholars are those…

Game times set for first three MSU, Ole Miss football games

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss will be playing football late into the night this season if the early-season schedule is andy indication of what 2015 has to hold. The Southeastern Conference announced its…

Two ECCC teams claim NJCAA academic honors

From school reports DECATUR — East Central Community College’s women’s soccer and softball teams have been named best in the nation in their respective sports for academic excellence by the National Junior College Athletic Association for 2014-15. The East Central…

Only 6 of Mississippi’s 50 snakes are poisonous

By James L. Cummins Special to the Plaindealer The problem most people encounter with snakes is the ability to properly identify them. Of the 50 plus species of snakes found in Mississippi, only six are poisonous. They are the copperhead,…

Pats using summer baseball to move players around

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Second-year Winston Academy head baseball coach Justin Flake is using his team’s summer games to put together the jigsaw puzzle of what the Patriots will look like on the diamond next year. “We lost…

Winston County’s Sullivan among GSC Top 10 honorees

From press reports Birmingham, Ala. – The Gulf South Conference announced its proud its 19th annual GSC “Top Ten” Award winners on Monday, June 22. Delta State University student-athletes Tyler Sullivan and Taylor Holland were among the honorees. These awards,…

Calendar of Events – 06/24/15

Hamm Reunion to be held June 27 James and Margaret Hamm reunion will be held at Macedonia Baptist Church Life Center from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., June 27. Please bring a covered dish and enjoy food and fellowship.  Friends…

Two locals graduate from HCC

Hinds Community College graduated nearly 1,200 students on May 14, 15 and 17 at a record-setting eight ceremonies at Hinds Community College’s Raymond Campus and Utica Campus. The graduates earned more than 1,500 credentials including career and technical certificates as…

Memories of Our County – 06/24/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. The old Swimming Hole Now days, folks have pools behind their houses and sometimes the really affluent have them inside. But back in the day, we had our own…