Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Roma Goodin

Roma Ree Goodin, 76, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation was Thursday, October 15, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in … Read more

Legals – 10/21/2015

Clemency Application Notice
My current, legal name is Sylinna Haynes. On the date of 5/7/2001, I was convicted under the name Sylinna McCarter in Winston County, Mississippi, for the crime of Aggravated Assault. I am intending to apply for Executive … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Joanie Tingle

Joanie Smith Tingle, 35, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, in Leake County, Mississippi. Visitation was Friday, October 9, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Doris “Dodie” Thompson

Doris B. “Dodie” Thompson, 90, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2015 at Brighton Gardens of Dunwoody in Dunwoody, Georgia. Graveside services and interment were at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at Memorial Park Cemetery with Trey Woodruff … Read more

Operation Christmas Child 2015 upcoming

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

As the holiday season rapidly approaches, Operation Christmas Child is gearing up for another year of providing poverty-stricken children with love and hope.… Read more

Fall festival & park opening a huge success


By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park hosted its 3rd Annual Fall Festival and Swamptown 5k Run/Walk this past Saturday, October 10. This year’s festival was also the grand opening celebration of the … Read more

Chamber gears up for upcoming events

The Chamber along with business sponsors held a succesful annual County Wide Tailgate Event in August.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Winston County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its busy season as it looks forward to sponsoring a number of events in the upcoming months.… Read more

Winston Plywood receives and places boilers


From staff reports

As construction continues at the Winston Plywood plant in Louisville, the plant recently installed one of the most important pieces of equipment critical to its operations.… Read more

Wedding: Thigpen-Hawkins


Jihan Janlexis Thigpen to wed Marterrio Hawkins On October 17th

Mr. and Mrs. Henderson Thigpen announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jihan Janlexis Thigpen, to Marterrio Hawkins son of Mr. Vernon Hawkins and the late Genella Hawkins … Read more