News

EMCC Lions looking for fresh challenges during 2015 season

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — You won’t hear East Mississippi Community College head football coach Buddy Stephens utter the words “defending champions” very often.

The veteran coach, entering his eighth season at EMCC, says what’s in the … Read more

Memories of Our County – 08/19/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Granny’s Snuff
Granny and Papa dipped snuff. It came in square brown bottles with a cork stopper in the mouth of the bottle. When they finished a bottle of … Read more

Bee hazard icon, labels help protect pollinators

Chemical companies have added a new bee hazard icon on labels of certain insecticides to protect pollinators from chemicals hazardous to their health.

Blake Layton, an entomologist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the icon and the accompanying … Read more

Rebels focusing on upcoming season

The Ole Miss football team continued to prepare for the upcoming 2015 season on Friday..

The fall camp session took place on the practice fields adjacent to the Manning Center, where the Rebels ran plays deep in their own territory … Read more

News of the Past – 08/19/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – August 20, 1915

City Health Officer Dr. Montgomery reminds our people of the necessity of … Read more

Sports Schedules – 08/19/15

THURSDAY, AUG. 20
Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Kemper Academy
4:30/6 p.m. — Grenada at East Webster
4:30/6 p.m. — French Camp Academy at Winona
5 p.m. — Noxapater at Ethel
5/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Kosciusko… Read more

ECCC invites public to ‘Meet the Warriors’

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and player introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24, at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

ECCC President Dr. Billy … Read more

Smart exterior lighting can help protect wildlife

By Adam Rohnke
Wildlife Extension Associate
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mississippi State University

RAYMOND, Miss. — Lighting has increased human productivity by extending the functional time during a given day to work, play and relax. Exterior lighting for … Read more