Category: News

LES Honor Roll

Louisville Elementary

Third Grade Special Distinction

Bibbs, Chelsea; Brooks, Kyra; Bryan, Aspen; Chapman, Adrian; Clark, Karlisha; Colter, Braelyn; Dewberry, Jonathan; Hickman, Keijay; Hudson, Sariya’; Hughes, Caleb; Joiner, Brody; Leach, Sanya; Lowery, Quayvion; Parker, Braleigh; Pernell, Aniya; Thomas, William; Vaughn, Bailey; … Read more

Lady Patriots take convincing win over NCA

By Ryan Satcher

Winston County Journal


Both the Winston Academy Patriots and Lady Patriots went 1-2 this past week in basketball action.

The Lady Patriots fell to Marshall Academy 47-38 last Tuesday before bouncing back with a 48-14 win … Read more

Angel Tree gives chance to reflect holiday spirit

From press & staff reports


The Christmas holidays have always invoked the spirit of children, reminding us of the magic and awe that Christmas brings in their lives.Rotary 6031

This spirit is reflected in the presents that they receive. The … Read more

ECCC Phi Theta Kappa Inductees recognized

Approximately 37 East Central Community College students were inducted into Theta Xi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, during ceremonies held recently on the Decatur campus.ECCC PTK Induction Fall 2016

To qualify for the prestigious organization, whose mission … Read more

Choose technology gifts for children carefully

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Extension Service


Before buying electronic educational gadgets to help children learn, adults need to recognize the difference in active engagement and passive entertainment.

Louise E. Davis, a professor of child and family development for the … Read more

Consider boating safety during hunts on cold water

By Mr. Cliff Covington

MSU Extension Service


RAYMOND, Miss. — As the days turn colder, many people can’t wait to spend time on the water, and safety should be a top priority.

Duck hunters are boating on some of … Read more

Farmers diversify income in autumn

By Kaitlyn Byrne

MSU Ag Communications


MISSISSIPPI STATE – Fall is an ideal time for farmers to add value to their businesses by engaging in agritourism and developing farm-to-table relationships.

Becky Smith, Mississippi State University Extension Service instructor of … Read more

AMERICAN PICKERS to film in Mississippi

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to head to Mississippi! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region this winter.

AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world … Read more

‘United We Feed’ 3-week food drive underway

From press reports


The “United We Feed” 3-week food drive sponsored by the United Way of North Mississippi is in its last week. If you were planning to donate and for some reasons thought, it was too late. I … Read more