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The 5th Saturday summer service

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The 5th Saturday summer service was conducted at the Winston/Choctaw Correctional Facility on June 29, 2013. 28 inmates attended the service. Reverend Tim Smith, Pastor of Enon Baptist Church brought the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. An invitation…

Child dies accidently

From press and staff reports   The Winston County Sheriff’s Department and EMS personnel were called to a home near Crystal Ridge on Saturday, June 29. A 2-year old child who was unreponsive to medical treatment was transported from the…

ECCC Workforce Development offers OSHA 10 Hour Training

OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, training is designed to teach safety awareness and to help each worker recognize and reduce the risks of jobsite hazards.  Topics to be covered are bleed borne pathogens, exit routes, emergency action plans, fire…

Nanih Waiya Honor roll

NANIH WAIYA ATTENDANCE 4th – 9 weeks Honor Roll 2ND GRADE SPECIAL DISTINCTION Morgan Gay Jadyn Green Madison Ingram Tyler McArthur Walt McLendon Morgan Mills DISTINCTION Joshua Barnhill Lillie Cockrell Kenny Ray Hanna Kacey Holder Jaylee Stokes Austin Windle Melanie…

Supervisors receive library budget request

By Anna Katharine Baskin The Winston County Journal   The Winston County Board of Supervisors met on July 1, 2013. Some of the main points in the agenda involved library business and airport progress. • Beth Edwards, head of the…

Calendar of Events

Benefit Auction July 5 Benefit Auction July 5, 2013 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Catfish Opry. Proceeds go to the Lee Weeks Family, who lost their house and all contents to a fire a couple of weeks ago. There…

Military notes

Army Spec. Stephen J. Thames has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice…

Obituaries

Mr. Johnnie Lee Grant Funeral Services for Mr. Johnnie Lee Grant, 75, were held at 2pm on June 30, 2013 at Beck Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend William Haynes officiated. Burial followed in Memorial Garden. A resident of Louisville, MS, Mr.…

Noxapater Dollar General Community to hold blood drive

From press reports   The road of life is often rocky and filled with unforeseen obstacles—like traumatic injuries, life-threatening injuries and major surgeries. Blood donors help pave the way to recovery for patients by making sure blood is available when…

Education notes

UM Honor roll Winston County Students Listed On Chancellor’s, Dean’s Honor Rolls at The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) The following University of Mississippi students are listed on the Chancellor’s Honor Roll for the spring 2013 semester. For the honor,…