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

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

ECCC soccer teams set to open season

From school reports

DECATUR — The East Central Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams both open their seasons Friday , at Meridian Community College. The men’s teams will take the pitch at 1 p.m., with the women’s teams to … Read more

Jail Docket – 08/19/15

August 11, 2015
Moore, Steve R., 03/14/1983, W/M, P.O. Scott, MDOC, Violation of Parole.

Schlegel, Justin, 06/02/1981, W/M, P.O.K. Jackson/T. Pritchett, MDOC, Violation of Probation.

Hercules, Floyd, 03/26/1964, B/M, WSO, Aggravated Assault.… Read more