Category: News

Third graders experience a walk through the body

Anna Richardson of the  WLCTC Health Science program discusses the function of the heart with third graders.

From staff reports

A colorful, interactive human body exhibit is part of an effort to change nutrition and health decisions Mississippi’s children are making and provide valuable information about the human body.

Body Walk is a fun-filled exhibit of the … Read more

Mississippi Wing Cadet conference held in county is a resounding success

Cadet Technical Sgt. Zachary-Scott Neal, competing in a paper airplane contest following a class on Basic Aerodynamics

From press reports

Cadet Second Lieutenant Noa Bender Desoto Composite Squadron Mississippi Wing

On the weekend of January 17- 19th, over 40 Mississippi Wing cadets from eleven squadrons, met for Mississippi Wing’s second annual Cadet Conference. This group also included … Read more

Groundbreaking at Winston Plywood this Friday

Sign in front of the space where the plant will be built.

From staff reports

This Friday, January 30 will be both an exciting and memorable day in Winston County as Winston Plywoood and Veneer hosts their groundbreaking ceremony with Governor Phil Bryant. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m.

Along with … Read more

Make a resolution to get more sleep this new year


By Brittany Jacks
Ag Communications

New Year’s Resolutions can be difficult to maintain, but one that is worth keeping is getting more sleep at night.

David Buys, state health specialist for the Mississippi State University Extension Service and researcher with … Read more

Krystle Dixon recognized at Mississippi State

Krystle Dixon

From press reports

When Krystle Dixon joined the College of Business in fall of 2013 as academic coordinator for the Adkerson School of Accountancy, she knew it was exactly where she wanted to be. But it took a little guidance … Read more

ECCC Collects Canned Goods for Carlisle Crisis Center

ECCC Student Publications Food Drive

Members of the East Central Community College Student Publications staffs donated canned goods to the Carlisle Crisis Center of Scott County in Forest. Staffers from the Wo-He-Lo yearbook and The Tom-Tom newspaper staffs donated more than… Read more

Hearing held by aldermen before regular meeting

Local leaders from Winston County visited the Mississippi State Capitol this week. They met with legislators to discuss tornado related issues regarding Winston County Medical Center, City of Louisville and Winston County.  
Photo (L-R): Gerald Mills, Executive Director for the Winston County Economic Development Partnership; Louisville Mayor Will Hill, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn; Paul Black, Winston Medical Center;  Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman); and Rep. Michael T. Evans (D-Preston).

By Daniel Brunty
Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Aldermen held a public hearing for the proposed Winston County Hazard Mitigation Plan before their regular meeting on Jan. 20 at City Hall.

The hearing was scheduled at 5 p.m., … Read more

Lt. Gov. Reeves visits county and talks goals and reelection

Reeves at the podium speaks to the crowd flanked by Sen. Ward and his wife Kay.

Mississippi’s own Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves recently held a meet and greet on January 17 at Lake Tia O’khata. The Lt. Governor was introduced by Winston County native president pro tempore of the state Senate Giles Ward.

Lt. Governor Tate … Read more

Cole, with Winston County roots, named USDA’s FSA State Committee in Ohio


The Obama Administration recently announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) Cole to the Ohio Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Committee.

Bob replaces John Bresler who stepped down this past year after five years of dedicated service. The State Committee is … Read more

Winston County Relay for life team registration underway, sign-up soon


From press reports

The Relay for Life Committee is pleased to announce that planning has started for the 2015 Winston County Relay For Life.

For anyone out there thinking of registering a team, team sign ups can be done now.… Read more