Category: News

Let’s be Neighbors – 02/17/2016

The February Winston Guards #2646 meeting held in the Colonial Room of Lake Tiak O’Khata was most interesting. Hostesses were: Paula Fulton and Theresa Bridges. Frances and Franklin Woodruff presented the program, reading letters by Sid and Matilda Champion written … Read more

Tree giveaway to be held in Louisville on February 26

LOUISVILLE, Miss.—The City of Louisville has partnered with the Mississippi Forestry Commission and the National Arbor Day Foundation to offer the Mississippi Tree Recovery Campaign, in response to the tornado that hit the city on April 28, 2014. The tree … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Robert C. “Bob” Goodin

Mr. Robert C. “Bob” Goodin, 87, died Sunday, February 14, 2016, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 17th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jason Gross and Rev. … Read more

Legals – 02/17/2016

Substitute Trustee’s Notice of Sale


WHEREAS, on the 22nd day of February, 2007, Derrick Lekisdale Haynes, Unmarried, executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust unto Scott R. Valby, Trustee for Mortgage … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Mildred Dempsey Grissom


Mildred Dempsey Grissom, 94, passed away Monday, February 15, 2016 at her home in McCool, Mississippi. She was born in the Lobutcha community of Choctaw County, the daughter of John Samuel Dempsey and Sarah Alma Harden Dempsey, both of … Read more

Obituary – Mr. A.W. Hatcher

A. W. Hatcher, 87, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2016, at Choctaw Residential Center in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Visitation was Monday, February 8, 2016, at Nowell Massey Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services were at 2 … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Bobby Earl Reed

Bobby Earl Reed passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016. He was 75 years old.

Bobby was born in Louisville, MS, to Tommie and Mavis Reed. He has been a resident of Vicksburg for 55 years. Bobby earned his Bachelor … Read more

Obituary – Mr. James Frank Smith

Mr. James Frank Smith, 65, died Friday, February 12, 2016, at his home in Louisville, MS. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 18th, from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home, with a memorial service and prayer at … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Ella Mae Shepperd

Mrs. Ella Mae Shepperd, age 80, of Paducah, KY, passed away Sunday February 14, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Shepperd was native of Noxapater, MS, and a member of the Highland Baptist Church of Paducah.… Read more

No. 2-ranked Lady Warriors set to host Region 6-1A Tournament

Mike Robertson/Courtesy
Noxapater’s Star Batts (23) looks to pass to a teammate.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School swept a pair of Region 6-1A games last week to finish the regular season at 7-1 in league play, earning the top seed in the region … Read more