20 states raise minimum wage
Editorial by Jack Ryan
With an evenly divided government in Washington in 2015 — President Obama is a Democrat, and Republicans will control both houses of Congress — the political stalemate on the minimum wage … Read more
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
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
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
By Press Reports
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee has finalized plans for the 2015 Programs. On Saturday, January 17, the 17th Annual Image Award Banquet will be held at the Kosciusko High School Commons. Social Time is … Read more
FRIDAY, JAN. 2
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
Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.
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
Family Center to host workshop
The Family Center will host a Common Core workshop for parents with children in grades Pre-K through 6th Grade from 5 p.m.- 6 p.m. January 15. Penny Hill will be the presenter.
Louisville/Winston County Excel … Read more