Group encourages park permit purchase

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Friends of Legion State Park are encouraging every citizen to use Legion State Park in the upcoming year to help insure its continued operation. “As the recession continues it is becoming difficult…

Obituaries

Mrs. Bobbie Jean Veazey December 27, 2012 Funeral services for Bobbie Jean Veazey, 80, were held at 11 a.m. on December 29, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman with Rev. Curtis Guess officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Moriah…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – January 3, 1913 MARRIAGES: Married, at old Hickory Grove on December 25th, 1912, Mr. Marshall Smith and Miss Florrie Pressley, J. D. Hill officiating. – On December 22nd, at home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and…

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

The twelve days of Christmas have until January 6th before ending. However, the week between December 25th and December 31st have a slower pace giving everyone a needed break. Kathleen Hatcher UpShaw and Sandra and Emily Holdiness hosted the December…

Making the grade with home-grown teachers

By Diane L. Godwin “My Teacher Academy student was truly inspired when she helped a 3rd grader at Fair Elementary reach his accelerated reading goal,” said Helen Black, Teacher Academy instructor at the Winston County Career and Technical Education Center.…