Local students help those in need

Rev. Guyse and students with the Modern Woodmen Youth Service Club and adult leader volunteer Jean Harper places food on the shelves at the Holy Ghost Temple Food Pantry.

From staff reports

The Winston County Modern Youth volunteers under the direction of Jane Harper recently made a difference prior to Christmas by donating to the Holy Ghost Temple Food Kitchen.

Rev. Lorene Guyse who has been providing food to … Read more

Local farmers honored by National Magazine

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By Frank Taylor

Farmers from all hues, ethnicities and nationalities received recognition in the Minority Landowner Magazine’s 6th Annual Farmers of the Year issue.

The 2014’s Farmers of the Year list included a broad array of farm entities including forestry, … Read more

County’s unemployment rate at 9.3 percent

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From staff reports

The unemployment rate for Winston County decreased a full a percentage point to 9.3 percent in November compared to last year which was 10.3, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

This is the first time … Read more

Traipsin’

Cunningham at the beach near the lighthouse

Traipsin’ with Lynne Cunningham

In D.C.

Visiting a grandmother for Thanksgiving in Washington D.C. allowed me to be a guest of my friend, a grandmom, and her daughter’s family in our nation’s capital amidst all the iconic sites of governments … Read more