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The positives of breastfeeding touted by display

By Bonnie Myers

World Breastfeeding Month began August 1.

This year’s theme is entitled “The Road to Lifelong Health Begins with Breastfeeding”. What does breastfeeding have to do with lifelong health? Why does the American Academy of Pediatrics now refer … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 9, 1912 NOXAPATER: The Noxapater Press issued its first edition last week, published by Messrs. Wm. C. Fancher and B. W. Holman. It is six column folio carrying a fairly good line of ads and … Read more

ECCC hosts MVP Baseball Showcase August 18

From press reports

An opportunity for high school baseball players to display their skills will be available Saturday, August 18, 2012, when East Central Community College’s Baseball Program hosts its annual MVP Showcase on the Decatur campus.

Neal Holliman, Diamond … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 9, 1912 NOXAPATER: The Noxapater Press issued its first edition last week, published by Messrs. Wm. C. Fancher and B. W. Holman. It is six column folio carrying a fairly good line of ads and … Read more

Out to boost tourism, counties wish to add MS Scenic Byways

From staff and press reports

It was the success of other Mississippi Counties Like Hancock county which recently received $800,000 to upgrade its scenic byways that sparked discussions of unified branding and creating a Mississippi Scenic Byway for Choctaw, Winston, … Read more

Teen Art Program a success at Library

From press reports

The Winston County Library held their monthly Teen Program on Tuesday, July 24 and all the participants channeled their artistic talents for the event.

Mother and daughter Chasidy and Abby Hathorn, of Louisville, guided the teens in … Read more

LFD receives Plum Creek Grant to buy equipment

From press reports

The City of Louisville Fire Department was awarded a $2,500 grant from the Plum Creek Foundation to assist in purchasing additional safety equipment for their eight volunteer fire departments in Louisville and Winston County that provide fire … Read more

E911 Advisory Board discuss future plans

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The Winston County E911 Advisory Board held a meeting on July 23 at the Winston County Annex Building to discuss concerns and make decisions about the future of the 911 services for the … Read more

Suspects sought in home burglaries

Patsy Freeman
Winston County Journal
662.773.6241 ext. 26


From press reports
According to the FBI, a house, apartment, or condominium in the United States is burglarized once every 15 seconds. 
In 2008, victims of burglary lost an estimated $4.6 … Read more