Obituary – Juanita McCown Hight

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hightJuanita McCown Hight, 100, one of Winston County’s most influential and supportive citizens, died on Wednesday, April 16, at Oak Tree Plantation in Amory after a brief illness.
A memorial service celebrating her life is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on … Read more

Scholarship awarded

Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2014 include Henry Dalton Hudspeth of Louisville, ACT Special Incentive, Leadership.
Hudspeth will be a 2014 graduate of … Read more

It’s elementary

Jakarious Rush – (Mrs. Blair’s class) first place winner
Jaylin Jordan- ( Mrs. Blair’s class) second place winner
Zabaius Miller – ( Mrs. Lee’s class) third place winner

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

In 1983, Congress declared April to be National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Since that time, communities across the country have taken the opportunity to raise awareness of issues surrounding child maltreatment and abuse … Read more

Black history program held at HeadStart

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From staff reports

The Winston County Complex Head Start recently celebrated Black History month with a special program.  Mrs. Mattie Cooper, regional administrator greeted everyone.  Cooper stated that she was “well pleased with the children and the presentation that they … Read more

Community Helpers at Headstart

Captain Vernon Eichelberger talks with the students

Press reports

During the fall 2013, Winston County Complex Headstart’s staff organized a Community Helpers Week.  The purpose was to introduce different community helpers to the children and to their parents for them to gain a ‘helper friendly attitude’.  The … Read more

Changing the perception of the public library

Pictured (left to right) - Winston County Library staff members- Denise Dickerson (Circulation Clerk) and Beth Edwards (Branch Manager), MMRLS System HQ staff member- Brandon Cain (Reference/ILL Coordinator)

From press reports

Kosciusko, MS, April 10, 2014- The public library has long been synonymous with books; however, the library would be better viewed as a community learning center. To emphasize the entirety of library services that Mid-Mississippi Regional Library … Read more