Month: October 2012

Domestic violence event planned

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Since 1987, Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) has been observed across the United States in the month of October. Traditionally, DVAM is a time to raise awareness about domestic violence issues, and the services…

Local students can be part of first impression, etiquette workshops

From staff reports In a time when the Internet and personal devices have corrupted social interactions the antidote may be instructions on etiquette. With classes, workshops, and events on manners and social behavior, etiquette experts from The Mississippi School of…

Smith celebrates 100 years of living

From press reports Ernest Smith was born on October 3, 1912, in Stinger, Mississippi. According to his family and railroad officials, Ernest Smith has been a hardworking man since the day he was born, with just a 6th grade education…

Obituaries

Ms. Sarah Winnice Spencer Oct. 12, 2012 Funeral services for Ms. Sarah Winnice Spencer, 80, were held at 3:00 pm, Sunday Oct. 14, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home. Chip Stevens; Clifton Curtis officiated. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery in Ackerman,…

Blue Star Memorial Marker to be dedicated Friday, Nov. 9

The three Garden Clubs, Town and Country, Louisville and Winston will sponsor a Blue Star Memorial Marker. On November 9, at 11:00 a.m., the ceremony will begin. The location is Highway 25 by-pass near the Exxon Station. This Marker will…

Local Ducks Unlimited group to celebrate anniversary at banquet

From staff and press reports Mississippi has a strong waterfowl hunting heritage. Ducks Unlimited of Winston County helps to preserve that heritage through conserving wetland environments. At Saturday’s annual dinner, Ducks Unlimited of Winston County will be celebrating the organization’s…

Calendar of Events

Panhandle Community Day Oct. 20 Local artists with hand thrown pottery, wood craftsmen, seamstress, bakers, flea market items, antiques and collectibles, etc., will be displaying their wares for sale at the Panhandle Community Center, Choctaw County, on Saturday, October 20,…

Nanih Waiya Warriors collect fourth win

By Ruthie Robison The Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya Warriors continue to win. The Warriors collected their fourth consecutive win last Friday night in a homecoming matchup with the Ethel Tigers, 36-13. Nanih Waiya gained an early 6-0 lead…