Record soybean yield is valued at $1.17 billion

By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — A potentially record-setting production year made soybeans a billion dollar crop and Mississippi’s third-largest agricultural commodity in 2014.

Trent Irby, soybean specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said soybeans … Read more

Prep basketball returns in full force in January

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

It didn’t take long for prep basketball in the area to return to the hardwood following Christmas break, as the Patriots and Lady Patriots of Winston Academy have been taking part in the Kirk … Read more

Palmer Home selected charity for SMR

From press reports

Sturgis, Mississippi – The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally held in August 2014 selected Palmer Home for Children as its benefitting charity. Palmer Home received the donation check for $7,182.90 on December 12, 2014.

“We try to keep our … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/31/14

FRIDAY, JAN. 2
Prep Basketball
TBA — Kirk Invitational Tournament (Winston Academy entered)
TBA — Sam Dale Tournament (Kemper County entered)
Men’s College Basketball
7 p.m. — Florida State at Mis… Read more

Memories of our County – 12/31/14

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

Featherbeds
Someone mentioned the other day that nothing is free. Someone somewhere had to sacrifice for every good thing we enjoy. I began to think about that statement and … Read more