EMEPA warns members of potential scam

From press reports

East Mississippi Electric Power Association warns its members not to believe the scam claiming that federal government stimulus money will pay their power bills.

The scammers claim that a new federal program will pay a member’s power … Read more

Pushmataha sends Scouts to Philmont for camp

From press reports

CAMP SEMINOLE–Local Boy Scouts and their adult advisors, all members of the Pushmataha Area Council, departed Camp Seminole early Sunday morning for Philmont Scout Ranch in northern New Mexico for twelve days of hiking and low-impact camping … Read more

Local students win on National level of HOSA

From staff reports

Students from Winston County recently brought home awards from the 2012 HOSA National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Local students of Penny Wells’ Health Science class attended Health Occupational Student Association (HOSA)’s 35th Annual National Leadership Conference … Read more

BSF Marriage holds workshop held

Building Strong Families (BSF), a division of Family Centered Programs and the Starkville School District, is a 3-year grant-funded program created to strengthen the community by encouraging healthy, long-lasting marriages. BSF Marriage Education classes are taught in Oktibbeha, Winston and … Read more

Local farmers’ markets offer fresh, healthy options

From press reports

Searching for fresh, nutritious food? Want alternatives to everyday ingredients? To find healthy foods and unique products, you don’t have to look much farther than your “backyard.”

Local farmers’ markets provide less-processed, flavorful produce and other farm-fresh … Read more

BSF graduation at Pleasant Ridge Church

From press reports

Excitement was in the air as the graduating students who took part in the Building Strong Families (BSF) Marriage Education classes taught at Pleasant Ridge MB Church recently received their certificate of completion. Completion of the core … Read more

Area students sttend Mississippi Governor’s School at MUW

From press reports

The following students were among the 113 scholars who attended Mississippi Governor’s School (MGS) held on the campus of Mississippi University for Women this summer.

Two Winston Countians attended the event were Meagan Graham, a resident of … Read more

ECCC Warrior Football Golf Tourney set July 20

From press reports

Supporters of East Central Community College’s football program are encouraged to participate in the fifth annual Warrior Golf Tournament scheduled Friday, July 20, 2012, at the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club in Choctaw.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. … Read more