Monthly Archives: June 2013

Lipsey visits

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John Lipsey (left) of Louisville was among area students who attended orientation/registration activities held Friday, June 21 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Lipsey, a Nanih Waiya High School graduate, is shown receiving assistance in planning his fall class…

Education notes

MSU Winston County graduates, dean’s/president’s lists Mississippi State University GRADUATION List for the 2013 spring term for your county. Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at…

Library fun

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Dig Into Reading Summer Program – Magician Dorian LaChance on Tuesday, June 18th.  About 120 children attended the program.

Obituaries

Mrs. Evie (Eva) Beatrice Parker Moody Funeral services for Mrs. Evie (Eva) Beatrice Parker Moody was held at 2 pm Fri., June 21, 2013 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Leslie Courtney & Rev. David Richardson officiating. Interment was…

ECCC Summer Basketball Campers

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  These area athletes recently attended the annual Lady Warrior Junior High Basketball Camp at East Central Community College in Decatur. Participants and their respective hometowns include (front row, from left) Kamryn Rodriquez and Carlie Kitchings, both of Hickory; Keasja…

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – June 27, 1913 We have received the first cotton blooms from the following farmers: Dan Williams on…

Catfish Opry now open for business

By Anna Katharine Baskin The Winston County Journal   The word is spreading about the renovations of the Catfish Opry in Noxapater, MS. The new owner and chef of the Opry, Adam Joiner, is excited to promote the Catfish Opry’s…