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Garden Tours award grand prize winner

Garden tour participants and attendees

By Elmetra Patterson

The Winston County Master Gardeners Association (MCMGA) presented its first tour of three of its members’ gardens. The master gardeners’ whose gardens were toured were Beverly Combs, Letitia Jackson and Brenda Jowers. Over 80 visitors toured each … Read more

Locals among winning team

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By ROBBIE FAULK
From Starkville Daily News

Starkville is about to do something that hasn’t been done before. The Little League All-Stars of Oktibbeha and Winston county are on their way to Waco, Texas and just four wins shy of … Read more

Louisville All-Stars claim 12-Year-old State title

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Spencer Wilson gets ready to throw the ball.

Spencer Wilson gets ready to throw the ball.

The Louisville All-Stars battled out of the loser’s bracket last week to come home with the Dizzy Dean 12-Year-old State Tournament championship, besting six other teams … Read more

Republican Women meeting a success

Members discuss the upcoming election with Butler.

From staff reports

The Winston County Republican Women hosted to special guests at their meeting Monday- Republican Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler and Will Craft representing Republican State Auditor Stacey Pickering.

Republican Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler, serving her ninth … Read more

Thomas participates in aviation challenge

Thomas with team PPG

Huntsville, AL — Adam Thomas of Noxapater, Mississippi, recently attended AVIATION CHALLENGE® at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of SPACE CAMP and NASA’s official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Spaceflight Center. The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, … Read more

Opening doors: Focus Manor opens

L to R: Mayor Will Hill, Irene Smith, Chairperson of the Focus Manor, Inc.  Board, Johnnie Seward, Secretary of Board, Jody Fulton, Board Member, Bishop Joseph Campbell, Board Member,  Lee Mays, treasurer of board (not pictured), 
(photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

By Elmetra Patterson

L to R: Mayor Will Hill, Irene Smith, Chairperson of the Focus Manor, Inc.  Board, Johnnie Seward, Secretary of Board, Jody Fulton, Board Member, Bishop Joseph Campbell, Board Member,  Lee Mays, treasurer of board (not pictured),  (photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

L to R: Mayor Will Hill, Irene Smith, Chairperson of the Focus Manor, Inc. Board, Johnnie Seward, Secretary of Board, Jody Fulton, Board Member, Bishop Joseph Campbell, Board Member, Lee Mays, treasurer of board (not pictured),
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MDOT learning

PICTURED, FROM LEFT:
First row, Layla Kennedy, Hatley Elementary; Kara Burks, Smithville Elementary; and Veronica McAlister, Verona Elementary.
Second row, Denese Barksdale, Choctaw County High School; Kay Heath, Patsy Sprayberry and Robin Wheat, all of Caledonia Elementary.
Third row, Cassie McCool, West Lowndes High School; Nancy Christian, Caledonia Elementary; Marsha Roeland, Nanih Waiya Attendance Center; and Andrea Coleman, Biggersville Elementary.
Back row, Alsyra Ivy, Fifth St. Jr. High School; Heather Henry, New Hope Middle School; Jessie Graham, East Union Attendance Center; and Amanda Seago, Biggersville Elementary.

On Friday, July 17, local teachers attended the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) RIDES training at Clyde Muse Center on the Hinds Community College campus in Pearl. The teachers participated in high-energy, hands-on training from National Board Certified trainers who … Read more

Noxapater recognizes Jessie James Hudson

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Resolution of Condolence on the Death of Jessie James Hudson

WHEREAS, GOD in HIS infinite wisdom has seen fit to call from His earthly labors our friend and co-worker, Jessie James Hudson,… Read more

Packaging up help

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Frances Woodruff, left, and Connie Estes, right, mailed 14 pounds of items to be included in troop boxes sent from Grand Junction, Co., almost 3 pounds of fronts of Christmas Cards … Read more

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc. (NMRLS) and Prairie Opportunity, Inc. will sponsor an educational outreach workshop discussing civil legal matters on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the Winston County Extension Office at 460 Vance Street, Louisville, … Read more