Month: February 2017

Letters to the editor

Volunteers sought Co-Med Adult Day Care is in need of volunteers to assist with daily activities. Co-Med Adult Day Care Center is a nonprofit day care center that provides an efficient and safe environment for seniors and the disabled in…

Hood gives update on House of Representatives

With general House Bills out of the way, representatives began working on House Appropriations Bills, which will determine how much money is given to various state organizations. The House was responsible for looking at the preliminary budgets of 54 state…

Obituaries

Wilbert Brooks Jackson Funeral services for Wilbert Brooks Jackson, 91, were held at 11 a.m., February 17 at Oak Grove M.B. Church in Preston. Rev. Wayne M. Benn officiated. Burial followed in the Anderson Jackson Memorial cemetery. Mr. Jackson was…

EMCC hosts AWS Student Night

From press reports About 150 students from high schools in Choctaw, Clay, Holmes, Kemper, Lowndes, Monroe, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Webster and Winston counties attended the American Welding Society’s annual Section 147 (Northeast Mississippi) Student Night at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden…

Winston County DYW program this weekend

From press and staff reports 2018 DYW program will be at Louisville High School Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 6:00 pm.  Wild Wild West is the theme.  There are 7 contestants. Contestant number one is Abigail Leigh Wells, daughter of…

City of Louisville receives tree donation

The City of Tupelo donated 25-30 large trees for the purpose of tornado recovery. The Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton and other Tupelo city staff presented the trees at the Memorial Park cemetery on Highway 397, on  February 8, 2017. The…

Manhunt ends as suspect turns self in

From staff and press reports   The man sought in connection with the murder of Angela D. Collier, 39, turned himself in Sunday. Homicide suspect Kevin Ladexter Carter a 43-year-old black male surrendered to a Leake County deputy Sunday, Feb.…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 02/15/2017

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…

Pastors in concert at Mobh Ways and Means program

The Mt. Olive Bethel Harmony District Association held it annual ways and means program on January 27 in support of its new multi-purpose building project located at 137 Armstrong Street in Louisville. The program was held at Pleasant Ridge M.B.…

PTHA Regional Award won by local Youth

Article Written by: Molly C Nicodemus, PhD The Culwell family is no stranger to horse showing, but this past year was especially fruitful for oldest son Julius Culwell. Julius is a member of the Pinto Horse Association of America (PtHA)…