Category: News

Letters to the Editor – 02/03/2016

Rambling with Mrs. Arlene

Praise the Lord everyone.  God is so good.  How wonderful it is to know him personally and know you can cast all of your cares and sorrows on him.  His word promises if we do that … Read more

Board accepts bid for upcoming road projects

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors received bids for the upcoming Landfill and Poplar Flats Roads project during its February 1 meeting held at the Winston County Courthouse.

Landfill and Popular Flat Roads … Read more

News of the Past – 02/03/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago –February 4, 1916

One of the coldest winter spells this year moved in Tuesday night. By … Read more

ECCC Men’s soccer team tryouts set

Tryouts for the 2016 East Central Community College men’s soccer team will be held Wednesday, Feb. 17, on the Decatur campus, announced Head Coach Kenneth Thompson.… Read more

Legals – 02/03/2016


Sealed bids will be received by the Louisville Municipal School District, Louisville, Mississippi, up to and not later than 9:00 A.M. on February 9, 2016, for the right to … Read more

Military Notes – 02/03/2016

U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Jacob Perry
U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Jacob Perry has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Walterine “Renie” Nowell

Walterine “Renie” Nowell, 87, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, at the Choctaw County Medical Center in Ackerman, Mississippi. Visitation was held Saturday, January 30, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home and Sunday … Read more

Obituaries – 02/03/2016

Ms. Eleanor Savell Sharp
Funeral services for Ms. Eleanor Savell Sharp are 2 PM Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Revs. E.L. Sharp and John E. Stephens officiating. Interment in Crossroads Cemetery.… Read more

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