Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Cleo Hailey Gully

Graveside services for Cleo Hailey Gully were held Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at 4 p.m. from Pleasant Springs Cemetery in Preston with Rev. Chris Gully officiating. McClain-Hays Funeral Home in Philadelphia was in charge of arrangements.… Read more

Obituary – Mr. Clayton Sinclair

Clayton Sinclair, 85, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, January 28, 2016, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation were held Friday, January 29, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home. Funeral … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Edith Ware McLeod Hummer

Edith Ware McLeod Hummer, 93, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 27, 2016. She died peacefully at the Bee Hive Home in Louisville, following an extended illness.… Read more

NAACP members get Excel-by-Five update

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By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Branch NAACP held its regular monthly meeting at the Winston County Library on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 with Charles Hampton presiding.

Before the meeting, the organization had asked for citizens … Read more

Registration deadline for presidential primary upcoming

From Staff & Press Reports

Mississippi’s presidential primary is seven weeks away and those needing to register to vote in the election have until Feb. 6 to do so.

The Winston County circuit clerk’s office will be open Saturday, Feb. … Read more

Supervisors dig into new introductions and old business

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors talk with new Kelly representative.

The meeting began with the supervisors meeting with Brent Thompson, Field Representative for Congressman Trent Kelly of the 1st District. Thompson informed … Read more

Learning about ag and more

Students learn about the effects of drugs on the body.
Photos by Morgan Trosper, Shae Keen, Ethan Carter, Nona Wilkes, Bryan Winters, Hannah Freeman, Jalia Cotton, and Ethan Dailey

Article written with help from the following students:Morgan Trosper, Shae Keen, Ethan Carter, Nona Wilkes, Bryan Winters, Hannah Freeman, Jalia Cotton, and Ethan Dailey

Under the direction of Jean Harper, the Winston County Self Help Cooperative Group conducted their 8th … Read more