Category: News

Kids-N-Kats Fishing Rodeo set for May 2

From press and staff reports

The Friends of the Legion State Park will be sponsoring the Kids-N-Kats Fishing Rodeo on Saturday, May 2, 2015.

The fishing rodeo is open to youth ages 15 years of age and younger, with registration … Read more

ECCC to host Healthfest April 23-24

The East Central Community College Healthcare Division will host its second annual Healthfest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 23 and 24 in the Sutphin Healthcare Building on the Decatur campus.

During the day’s events, EC faculty and current … Read more

Calendar of Events – 04/22/15

Health series
The Coalition for a healthy Winston County will be presenting a LUNCH and LEARN Series that will be presented on the following dates: ; April 27, 11 a.m. at the MSU Extension Office; and May 5, 6 p.m. … Read more

Wildcats claim second place in Region 4-3A

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School baseball team wasn’t quite sure what team it would play as the week began, but the Wildcats knew they would be hosting the first game of a best-of-three series in … Read more

ECCC to form new vocal ensemble ‘Voce’

East Central Community College in Decatur will introduce a new vocal ensemble for the 2015-16 academic year, announced Vicki Blaylock, Fine Arts Division chair and music instructor.

“Our new ensemble will be called Voce, which is the Italian word for … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 04/22/15

Rambling with Mrs. Arlene
Praise the Lord everyone.  I am so thankful for the rain God is sending us because I guess he thinks we need it.  We could be like the people in California who are having their water … Read more

County fire departments looking to lower homeowner’s insurance

By Daniel Brunty
Winston County Journal

The volunteer fire departments of Winston County are in the process of helping local homeowners by making steps to create fire rating districts in the county.

Many residents are not aware that the volunteer … Read more

It’s Elementary – 04/22/15

Jennie Caperton, Elementary School nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life event is a life-changing experience that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to Celebrate … Read more

East Central’s Ken Karcher ‘Wins ever day’

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

DECATUR — Ken Karcher is not your typical college football coach, but he’s okay with that.

While the former Notre Dame, Tulane and NFL quarterback certainly enjoys winning football games, the East Central Community … Read more