Category: News

CNC graduates

Taylor Machine Works 2nd CNC graduating class Louisville, Mississippi (July 18, 2016)    Taylor Machine Works, Inc., in partnership with East Central Community College (ECCC) and Workforce Development has completed its second CNC Training.  Front left to right:  Jody Addy- ECCC … Read more

Blue Mountain launches long-range plan

The Board of Trustees of Blue Mountain College unanimously approved the conceptual framework for a seven-year strategic enrollment plan entitled GROW BMC! The plan involves three strategic initiatives: a review of all academic programs, expansion of athletic teams, and expansion … Read more

Calendar of Events

Magic program at library

July 20

The Winston County Library will host two programs July 20 from 2-3 p.m. in the library meeting room. The first portion of the day will feature magician Tommy Terrific performing his program called “Baseball … Read more

Winston and Choctaw counties represented well at Little Britches Rodeo

The Mid-South Little Britches Rodeo Association (MSLBRA) is a sanctioned chapter of the National Little Britches Rodeo Association (NLBRA), the oldest youth rodeo association in the country. The Mid-South Little Britches Rodeo Association is devoted to the promotion of junior … Read more

ECCC ‘Great College to Work For’, Stewart updates Supervisors

From press & staff reports

East Central Community College has provided Winston and its surrounding counties with opportunity and vision. Now, the institution is now being recognized for its significance on a national level.

East Central Community College President Dr. … Read more

Aldermen approve E911 address change and HOME program

By Daniel Brunty

The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Aldermen discussed the implementation of the E911 addressing system in the city as well as discussed its participation in the HOME grant program during its July 5 meeting held … Read more

Bearden enjoys her time with Extension Service

Every day that Nancy M. Bearden of Louisville shows up for work at the Mississippi State University Extension Service office in Winston County, she adds to a 56-year record as the longest-serving employee of the 138-year-old land-grant institution.

“I have … Read more

Extension Office to host canning workshop

From staff reports

One of the best things about Mississippi summers is the delicious food provided by fresh garden vegetables. To maintain that goodness, canning allows you to enjoy preserved vegetables year-round.

The Winston County Extension Office will offer residents … Read more

Dean Park Commissioners Monthly Meeting set each month

The Dean Park Commissioners meet the 4th month of each month unless otherwise advised. The meetings are held in Dean Park under the Pavilion, weather permitting. In case of in-climate weather the meeting will usually be held at the County … Read more

Smokefree Mississippi recognized as first in the nation for passing the most smoke-free air ordinances

On Tuesday, June 28, during the Mississippi Municipal League Conference, the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Office of Tobacco Control (OTC) and Smokefree Mississppi were recognized as first in the nation for passing the most smoke-free air ordinances. The OTC … Read more