By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Sheriff’s Department received a present this week from the Mississippi Department of Transportation in the form of a vehicle on May 22.

Winston County Sherriff Jason Pugh and District 4 … Read more

Deadline approaches for major Farm Service Agency Programs

Winston County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director CED Billy Lipsey, reminds producers of the approaching June 1, 2012, deadline for FSA’s Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program (SURE), the Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election … Read more

ECCC Summer class schedule announced

East Central Community College in Decatur will offer two, four-week summer terms as well as a 10-week summer evening schedule, announced David Case, dean of admissions, records and research. Courses include:

SUMMER SESSION I The first four-week, four-day (Monday – … Read more

Calendar of Events

Youth Revival May 30- June 1, 2012 Wesley United Methodist Church invite you to join them for their Youth Revival on Wednesday, May 30. The speaker will be Rev. Eddie Jones, Griffin UMC in Starkville, MS; Thursday May 31, speaker … Read more

Five from county graduate UMMC

A total of 614 physicians, dentists, nurses, allied health professionals, and graduate students in the health sciences were awarded degrees during the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s 56th Commencement May 25 at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.

Chancellor Dan Jones … Read more

Winston County Library planning for summer

From press reports

The Winston County Library staff will be encouraging reading throughout the summer with a number of programs for young children and teens.

Teen Program: Theme – “Own The Night”

Grades – Going in to Seventh through Twelfth … Read more

Nanih Waiya Chapter meets to mark graves of members

From press reports

Daughters of the Nanih Waiya Chapter, NSDAR met on Thursday, May 24 to mark the graves of four deceased daughters in remembrance of good friends, their contribution to others and their works. DAR marks those members’ graves … Read more

WLCTC holds annual awards banquet

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center held their annual Awards Banquet this past Thursday, May 10 at Lake Tiak O’ Khata.

The yearly event is held to recognize the efforts of students of … Read more

Martin named Dean’s Scholar

Marlon Martin of Louisville was named a Hinds Community College Deans’ Scholar for the 2012 spring semester. Deans’ list Scholars are those students with a cumulative 3.5 to 3.9 grade point average.

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College … Read more