Winston County

Winston FOP starting from scratch this year for Toys for Tots

From left, Winston County Sheriff Horace Moore, Investigator Jacob Eward and Chief Deputy Caleb Snoddy with the small amount of toys that have already been received for this year’s drive. More donations are desperately needed.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Toys for Tots program is starting from scratch collecting toys for children in need this holiday season since last year’s supply has been depleted.

Sheriff’s Office warning about Fentanyl this Halloween

The candy-colored pills pictured above are actually Fentanyl, a powerful and potentially deadly opioid. The Winston County Sheriff’s Office is warning parents to closely look at their children’s Halloween candy, as Fentanyl is being manufactured and packaged to look like candy. (Courtesy photo)
WINSTON COUNTY - Halloween is a holiday for disguises, and highly addictive and even deadly drugs such as Fentanyl are being disguised to look like innocent candy, appealing to the younger ages.

Early screenings for women's health issues lead to better outcomes

WINSTON COUNTY - The fall months usher in shades of teal and pink to help symbolize and bring awareness to cancers that affect predominately women - breast, cervical, uterine and ovarian. Thankfully, early detection options are in place for the vast majority of these cancers, making the chance for a cure higher, something physicians at Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville want local women to know...