Month: April 2016

Letter

Author to be spotlighted here I would like to take credit for speaking the word around Louisville about Richard Grant’s wonderful book on the Mississippi Delta entitled “Dispatches from Pluto,” but I’m sure many others discovered it on their own.…

Clarification

In the April 20 edition, in the article “Extension Service and LHS host money management program” Tracy Gregory of the Winston County Extension office should have been listed as the contact person for the event. Gregory should have been listed…

Editorial roundup

State treasurer exposes bad deal Republican Lynn Fitch has had some run-ins with legislative leaders from her own party during her time as Mississippi’s state treasurer. She blew, for instance, the whistle on the overmarketing and underfunding of the state’s…

Obituaries

Mr. Willie C. Davis April 3, 2016 Funeral services for Mr. Willie C. Davis, 68, were held at Mount Vernon M.B. Church in Noxapater April 9, 2016 at 1 p.m. Rev. David Harris, Sr. officiated. Mr. Davis was a laborer…

Nox Alderwoman

Lana Deese of Noxapater was sworn in as alderwoman of Noxapater on March 1. “It is a privilege and honor to see our newest alderwoman.” Stated Mayor Sammy Carter. Deese noted that she learned a lot from the first meeting…

Supervisors review Annex/Bagwell building plans

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors were presented blueprints for the proposed demolition and rebuilding of the Winston County Annex and renovation of the Bagwell Building during its April 18 meeting held at…

Pilots celebrate the success of annual ‘Safety Town’

The Pilot Club’s “Safety Town 2016” event was a smashing success Saturday with about 500 people attending. Once again Winston County kids of all ages spent a fun few hours learning how to become “safety wise.” Pilots and participants alike…

Winston Medical to host groundbreaking

From staff reports Plans for a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the Winston Medical Center are set for April 28, 2016 at 4 p.m. Governor Phil Bryant is scheduled to attend the event, as well as a number of…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 04/20/2016

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

DARE host annual graduation for 5th grade students

From staff reports Louisville Police Department Sgt. Tonya McWhirter complimented the students for their attentiveness over the last 10 weeks to the DARE program and making good decisions as part of the April 15 DARE graduation ceremonies.