DAR honors local Vietnam veterans

DAR Vietnam Veterans- Front Row is Billy Morgan, Tommie Jefcoat, Billy Metts, Marvin Hemphill, Tommy Hopkins, Garry Mayo, Bob Burks, and Royce Watkins. Back row is Walter Pitt, Billy Eaves, Mike Dowd, John Sharp, Glenn Peters, Wayne Parrish, Ray Bolton, David Taylor, and Larry Brantley.

The Nanih Waiya Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) recently held a Welcome Home Celebration of Honor event for Vietnam veterans at the First United Methodist Church.

Seventeen Vietnam veterans were recognized personal as attendees … Read more

Women’s Club

Left to Right: Beth Aldridge, Diane Jackson, and Dana Stringer

Trip to Heartwood Industries

The Official Mississippi Women’s Club held its April meeting at Heartwood Industries in Star, … Read more


ECCC Students Receive MSU Scholarships
These sophomores at East Central Community College received transfer scholarships to attend … Read more

Health Tidbits – 06/03/15

Dr. Gentry

Dr. Dustin Gentry gives health tips.

It’s summertime in Mississippi and people everywhere are excited to finally go fishing, camping, hiking, and do other activities that can’t be enjoyed in colder weather. But if you live in Mississippi, you know … Read more

Library has Superhero Theme for Summer Reading Programs

The June 2 theme was Animal Avengers: Heroes Of The Wild sponsored by Taylor Machine Works/The Taylor Group. 
Yesterday’s “Little Heroes” program, led by Mrs. Julie Chase, at the Winston County Library.  These 3-5 year olds enjoyed a puppet show, crafts, songs and storytelling..  “Little Heroes” programs are held every Monday in June from 10:00 – 11:00 at the library.  Children must be registered for the program by a parent or legal guardian.

From press reports

Superheroes are flying high at the Winston County Library this summer. Thanks to many local business sponsors, the library is able to bring many fun and educational programs to children and teens during June.

Children ages 3-5 … Read more