Category: News

NAACP members get Excel-by-Five update

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By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Branch NAACP held its regular monthly meeting at the Winston County Library on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 with Charles Hampton presiding.

Before the meeting, the organization had asked for citizens … Read more

Registration deadline for presidential primary upcoming

From Staff & Press Reports

Mississippi’s presidential primary is seven weeks away and those needing to register to vote in the election have until Feb. 6 to do so.

The Winston County circuit clerk’s office will be open Saturday, Feb. … Read more

Supervisors dig into new introductions and old business

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors talk with new Kelly representative.

The meeting began with the supervisors meeting with Brent Thompson, Field Representative for Congressman Trent Kelly of the 1st District. Thompson informed … Read more

Learning about ag and more

Students learn about the effects of drugs on the body.
Photos by Morgan Trosper, Shae Keen, Ethan Carter, Nona Wilkes, Bryan Winters, Hannah Freeman, Jalia Cotton, and Ethan Dailey

Article written with help from the following students:Morgan Trosper, Shae Keen, Ethan Carter, Nona Wilkes, Bryan Winters, Hannah Freeman, Jalia Cotton, and Ethan Dailey

Under the direction of Jean Harper, the Winston County Self Help Cooperative Group conducted their 8th … Read more

Class time

Nan

Miss Nan Hartness from the MUW Culinary Arts Institute visited the Culinary Arts program at the WLCTC recently. She demonstrated basic knife skills which resulted in a delicious potato soup! Nan started her culinary … Read more

Throw out excuses when it comes to eating greens

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By Brittany Jacks
MSU Extension

STARKVILLE, Miss. – They may not wear tights and capes, but greens are super foods.

Kale, collards, spinach, broccoli, cabbage, turnip greens, Swiss chard, mustard greens and all types of lettuce are good sources of … Read more

UDC holds monthly meeting in January

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The Winston Guards 2643 held their monthly meeting on January 4 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. There were thirteen members and two prospective members who enjoyed the meal and decorations provided by the hostesses Carolyn Mills and Teresa Ingram.

Following … Read more

Milk provides great taste, good health benefits

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By Brittany Jacks
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Drinking a beverage that tastes delicious and has good nutritional value is like having your cake and eating it, too.

Brent Fountain, associate professor of food science, nutrition and health promotion … Read more

The Horsehead Nebula recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory

HORSEHEAD IMAGE TAKEN HERE AT RAINWATER 2016

This spectacular and eerie image of the Horsehead Nebula was recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi! It was taken by retired California aerospace engineer, Bill Kennedy, using Rainwater’s powerful 150mm APO Triplet Skywatcher refractor telescope. The total … Read more