Thomas participates in aviation challenge

Thomas with team PPG

Huntsville, AL — Adam Thomas of Noxapater, Mississippi, recently attended AVIATION CHALLENGE® at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of SPACE CAMP and NASA’s official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Spaceflight Center. The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, … Read more

Opening doors: Focus Manor opens

L to R: Mayor Will Hill, Irene Smith, Chairperson of the Focus Manor, Inc.  Board, Johnnie Seward, Secretary of Board, Jody Fulton, Board Member, Bishop Joseph Campbell, Board Member,  Lee Mays, treasurer of board (not pictured), 
(photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

By Elmetra Patterson

L to R: Mayor Will Hill, Irene Smith, Chairperson of the Focus Manor, Inc.  Board, Johnnie Seward, Secretary of Board, Jody Fulton, Board Member, Bishop Joseph Campbell, Board Member,  Lee Mays, treasurer of board (not pictured),  (photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

L to R: Mayor Will Hill, Irene Smith, Chairperson of the Focus Manor, Inc. Board, Johnnie Seward, Secretary of Board, Jody Fulton, Board Member, Bishop Joseph Campbell, Board Member, Lee Mays, treasurer of board (not pictured),
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MDOT learning

PICTURED, FROM LEFT:
First row, Layla Kennedy, Hatley Elementary; Kara Burks, Smithville Elementary; and Veronica McAlister, Verona Elementary.
Second row, Denese Barksdale, Choctaw County High School; Kay Heath, Patsy Sprayberry and Robin Wheat, all of Caledonia Elementary.
Third row, Cassie McCool, West Lowndes High School; Nancy Christian, Caledonia Elementary; Marsha Roeland, Nanih Waiya Attendance Center; and Andrea Coleman, Biggersville Elementary.
Back row, Alsyra Ivy, Fifth St. Jr. High School; Heather Henry, New Hope Middle School; Jessie Graham, East Union Attendance Center; and Amanda Seago, Biggersville Elementary.

On Friday, July 17, local teachers attended the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) RIDES training at Clyde Muse Center on the Hinds Community College campus in Pearl. The teachers participated in high-energy, hands-on training from National Board Certified trainers who … Read more

Packaging up help

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Frances Woodruff, left, and Connie Estes, right, mailed 14 pounds of items to be included in troop boxes sent from Grand Junction, Co., almost 3 pounds of fronts of Christmas Cards … Read more

Memories of Our County – 07/22/15

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

Hand-Me Downs
I loved hand-me-downs. It was a time of excitement when someone from ‘town’ brought us a box of hand-me-down clothes. I said in an article recently that … Read more