Category: News

MSU scientist, team create climate change research tools

BILOXI, Miss. — Evidence showing the effects of climate change on coastal wetlands has been hard to come by, so a new study method developed by a team of Southeastern researchers is making waves in the environmental science community. Eric…

Bee hazard icon, labels help protect pollinators

Chemical companies have added a new bee hazard icon on labels of certain insecticides to protect pollinators from chemicals hazardous to their health. Blake Layton, an entomologist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the icon and the accompanying…

Rebels focusing on upcoming season

The Ole Miss football team continued to prepare for the upcoming 2015 season on Friday.. The fall camp session took place on the practice fields adjacent to the Manning Center, where the Rebels ran plays deep in their own territory…

Local non-profit works to increase community access to local foods

By Terricha Phillips My Brother’s Keeper, Inc. Farmers markets are popping up in more urban areas and have risen in popularity in rural communities from consumer demand for fresh products directly from the farm. In response, The United States Department…

Sports Schedules – 08/19/15

THURSDAY, AUG. 20 Prep Softball 4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Kemper Academy 4:30/6 p.m. — Grenada at East Webster 4:30/6 p.m. — French Camp Academy at Winona 5 p.m. — Noxapater at Ethel 5/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Kosciusko…

News of the Past – 08/19/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – August 20, 1915 City Health Officer Dr. Montgomery reminds our people of the necessity of putting…

ECCC invites public to ‘Meet the Warriors’

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and player introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24, at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus. ECCC President Dr. Billy…

Smart exterior lighting can help protect wildlife

By Adam Rohnke Wildlife Extension Associate Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mississippi State University RAYMOND, Miss. — Lighting has increased human productivity by extending the functional time during a given day to work, play and relax. Exterior lighting for…

ECCC soccer teams set to open season

From school reports DECATUR — The East Central Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams both open their seasons Friday , at Meridian Community College. The men’s teams will take the pitch at 1 p.m., with the women’s teams to…

Jail Docket – 08/19/15

August 11, 2015 Moore, Steve R., 03/14/1983, W/M, P.O. Scott, MDOC, Violation of Parole. Schlegel, Justin, 06/02/1981, W/M, P.O.K. Jackson/T. Pritchett, MDOC, Violation of Probation. Hercules, Floyd, 03/26/1964, B/M, WSO, Aggravated Assault.