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Obituaries

Ms. Chyna Unique Willis May 24, 2012 Funeral services for Ms. Chyna Unique Willis, 13, were held at Unity M.B. Church on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 2 p.m. Elder James A. Young officiated. Burial at Mt. Sinai. Ms. Willis…

Rotary hopes to sponsor group study exchange to Australia

From staff and press reports The Louisville Rotary Club in conjunction with the Rotary Clubs of Central Mississippi are sponsoring a group study exchange to New South Wales, Australia in October of 2012. The program aims to get local outstanding…

Traipsin’ round town by lynne cunningham

The Red Hills Festival embarked on our shores with high expectations and rich rewards. The art exhibit originated with the foundation of the Red Hills Art Association and has been the cornerstone in the Red Hills Festival from the start.…

The Town Spoon by Katie Watson

Last Friday was the 75th celebration of a sweet holiday: National Donut Day. To commemorate the occasion, Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared the day “NYC Donut Day,” and the city enjoyed free donuts from a famed local establishment. The previous day,…

November election ballot holds few surprises

The Winston County Ballots for the November 6 election will include five election commissioner posts yet none of those seeking the election commissioners posts in the county will face any opposition. District 1 will have Shawn Butts running but without…

Head Start graduates early starter program

From press reports The Winston County Early Head Start held Graduation Exercises for seven students. They were Bryce Stricklin, Ashanti Thompson, Kylan Macon, Jackson Ford, Kennedy Hayes, Hayden Moore and Kaleb White. This was the first graduation, but it will…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – June 7, 1912 NOXAPATER: Misses Josie Worthy and Otis Kilpatrick, students of Blue Mountain College, came home this week to spend their vacation. – Miss Willie Atkinson of Louisville spent Sunday here, guest of Miss Ora…

Friends of Legion State Park plan membership drive and picnic

From press reports On June 14, the Friends of Legion State Park will sponsor a membership drive and a picnic. It will start at 5 p.m. beginning with a commemoration of the 75th year for Legion Lodge. This building has…

RHAA Student Art Competition 2012 winners

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Red Hills Art Association showcased another year of talented young artist with its 11th annual RHAA Student Art Competition held Saturday, April 21. Local young artist were awarded May 4 for their…

REPM hosts Chancery Clerk

From staff reports Winston County Chancery Clerk Julie Cunningham recently spoke to the Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi (REPM )about her job duties and what they detail. “The title Chancery Clerk does not adequately describe the various duties and responsibilities…