Winston County UM degree candidates named

OXFORD, Miss. – The following University of Mississippi students are among 752 candidates for degrees at the close of the fall semester. They are invited to participate in UM’s spring commencement scheduled Saturday, May 9, 2015.

Do it for your sweetheart

Submitted Every year Americans observe Valentine’s Day as a time to celebrate their love for one another. One of the greatest ways to show your loved ones you care about them is to commit to a healthy and smoke-free life.…

Black History is American History

By Elmetra Patterson Some might ask why celebrate Black History Month? Real historians would tell them because most American History books include very little about the life, history and culture of African Americans. Prior to 1915, little was known about…

Memories of our County – 02/11/2015

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. More Brooms After reading last week’s column and talking to my Cousin Rolene Young Holley, I realized that I had not finished with the subject of brooms. She reminded…

Let’s Be Neighbors – 02/11/2015

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community. February is half-over before I get around to writing this column. Sorry that some of you looked for it and couldn’t find it. It just was not written and sent to…

Sports Schedules – 02/11/2015

WED, FEB. 11 Prep Basketball TBA — MAIS North AA Tournament at Bayou THUR, FEB. 12 Prep Basketball TBA — MAIS North AA Tournament at Bayou Junior College Basketball 5:30/7:30 p.m. — Hinds at East Central 6/8 p.m. — EMCC…

It’s Elementary – 02/11/2015

Jennie Caperton, Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home. We kicked off our Pennies for Patients fundraising campaign this week! The students enjoyed a fun kickoff assembly where they learned about cancers of the…