Proper measures now will help with 2013 gardening

From Mike Skipper Winston County Coordinator

It’s really hard to believe that 2012 has come and gone; yet even harder to believe that we are rolling through January so quickly. Before you know it spring will be here and all … Read more

ECCC offers to base classes Louisville Career Center

ECCC offers Basic Computer Class In Louisville Instruction in “Basic Computers and Microsoft Word 2010 – Learn How to Set Up, Edit, and Format Documents” is being offered at East Central Community College’s Career Advancement Center located in the old … Read more

Hanna, Hardy selected ECCC HEADWAE Honorees

From press reports

Sophomore Andrew Hanna of Union and biology instructor Kim Hardy of Philadelphia were recently selected to represent East Central Community College in Decatur at the 2012-13 Higher Education Appreciation Day: Working Toward Academic Excellence program scheduled Tuesday, … Read more

ECCC offers ‘Excel 2010 Class’ in Louisville

From press reports

“Microsoft Excel 2010” is the topic of a six week class designed to provide participants with a comprehensive look at formulas and function in spreadsheets.

Topics will include basic formulas, absolute referencing, and several functions to help … Read more

For better planting, soil test now

From Mike Skipper Winston County Extension Coordinator

I can think of nothing more important for a successful gardening experience than soil testing and right now is the perfect time to complete this task.

There are several nutrients that are essential … Read more

The Teacher Academy spotlights Mrs. Elicia Griffin

By Helen Black

Mrs. Elicia Griffin is a third grade teacher at Fair Elementary school. She is a 2012 graduate of Mississippi State University. She is happily married with a beautiful six year old daughter. She said that she always … Read more

Rotary receives MSU Baseball update

From staff and press reports

Mississippi State associate head baseball coach Butch Thompson one of college baseball’s top assistant baseball coaches according to Perfect Game USA, provided the Louisville Rotary Club with a glimpse at the 2013 baseball team.

Thompson, … Read more

Winston Garden Club holds monthly meeting

Submitted by Sheila Hickman

The January meeting of the Winston Garden Club was held January 8 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. There were nine members and one guest present. Betty Sullivan and Sheila Hickman served as hostesses. They used a “Protect … Read more

Fancher receives Corporal rank in the U.S. Marine Corps

By Press Reports

Lance Corporal Brittany Fancher was recently promoted to the rank of Corporal in the United States Marine Corps. Corporal Fancher’s promotion ceremony was held on 2 November 2012 just eight days before the Marine Corps’ 237th Birthday. … Read more

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

Tips to Survive Cold and Flu Season: • Wash your hands Many viruses are spread by your hands. You pick up germs on your fingers and then get them in your mouth or eyes. To avoid spreading these germs, wash … Read more