Category: News

Ramsey to sign books at Winston County Library

From press and staff reports   Award winning cartoon artist, Marshall Ramsey will be signing his book “Drawing the Line” at the Winston County Library on Tuesday, February 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A free brown bag lunch…

Winston County Youth Court has busy year

Submitted   The Winston County Youth Court experienced another busy year in 2016.   According to statistics released by Youth Court Judge Hugh Hathorn, a total of 75 children were referred to the Youth Court resulting in 48 new petitions…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 01/25/2017

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MSU Extension programs address obesity problem

By Ms. Bonnie A. Coblentz MSU Extension Service   STARKVILLE, Miss. — Recent data suggests Mississippians are learning that more is not always better when it comes to body weight. The adult obesity rate has been increasing in the state…

Fathers still can bond with breastfed babies

By Ms. Linda M. Breazeale MSU Extension Service   STARKVILLE, Miss. — The choice to breastfeed babies does not remove fathers from nurturing duties that create strong bonds with their children. Hannah Lambey, a dietetic intern with the Mississippi State…

Nutrition, exercise help moms deliver healthy babies

By Ms. Susan M. Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service   Proper nutrition, physical activity and food safety precautions can help pregnant women deliver healthy babies. Niti Puri, a dietetic intern in the Mississippi State University Department of Food Science, Nutrition and…

Nutrition is key in reaching fitness goals

By Mr. Robert Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Servic   STARKVILLE, Miss. — Local gyms are popular places in January, but good nutrition is just as critical as exercise in achieving fitness goals. Food consumed after workouts — known in sport…

Consider family dietary needs at parties

By Mr. Robert Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service   Many Americans celebrate birthdays, weddings, and other events by eating more food than normal. People who have or are at risk for diabetes must be more careful and health-conscious to maintain…

Youth recognized in Year-End awards

Local youth Julius and Robert Culwell spent 2016 on the road showing their four palomino horses at 15 different Palomino Horse Breeders of America Association (PHBA) recognized horses shows across nine different states including going to PHBA Youth Worlds in…

Hathorn to represent LHS at clinic

Tykeia Hathorn has been chosen to represent the Louisville High School Pride Band at East Central Community College Concert Band Clinic on the Decatur campus January 27 through 28. Students must be chosen by high school band directors with approval…