Category: News

Obituary – Mr. Earl Randolph Kirk, Jr



Earl Randolph Kirk, Jr., 56, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Earl was born January 30, 1960, to Earl Kirk, Sr. and Sally Ann Palmer Kirk. … Read more

Obituary – Mr. John Carr Gauntt

Macon, MS

Mr. John Carr (J.C.) Gaunt, 47, of Macon, MS passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. His funeral were held on Saturday, March … Read more

Legals – 03/16/2016

Notice of sale is hereby giving in accordance with the Mississippi State statutes governing the sale of abandoned vehicles. The vehicles listed below will be sold along with all contents of the listed … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Ruth Cheatham

Ruth Cheatham, 96, passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2016, in the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Charlotte Ralph Brunt

Louisville, MS

Charlotte Ralph Brunt, 99, died March 8, 2016 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi.

Mrs. Brunt was born July 23, 1916, the daughter of Stuart Harrison Ralph and Clara Hartness Ralph of Westport, Connecticut. She graduated … Read more

Ward receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Ward was presented the award by Michael Cravens of Congressman Gregg Harper’s office.

From press reports

If you’re from Louisville or Winston County or you have lived here for any significant length of time, you sense it…you may not necessarily know what to call it, but it’s there, it’s in the air. It’s … Read more

DREAMS advisory board sees success, looks ahead to future

LMSD’s David Luke looking on with a DREAMS group

From press reports

LOUISVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi State University (MSU) and the Louisville Municipal School District’s (LMSD) Dillard’s Reading, Enrichment, Arts, Mathematics and Science After-school and Summer Tutorial Enrichment Program (DREAMS) held its annual advisory board meeting to showcase the … Read more

Patriots pick up thrilling win over Newton County Academy

Mike Robertson/Courtesy
Nick Dempsey (13) powers a pitch to the plate on March 4 against East Webster.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy baseball team scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning on Monday to take a 13-10 win over Newton County Academy to improve to 2-3 on the season.… Read more

‘Surprise season’ blessing for NW basketball team, coach

Chris Todd/Courtesy photos
Nanih Waiya head coach Jaimee Childs encourages the Lady Warriors.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

JACKSON — The season didn’t end like Jaimee Childs had hoped, but the Nanih Waiya High School girls basketball coach wouldn’t give this season back for anything.

“It’s definitely been one of my biggest … Read more