Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Sarah Irene Matson

Sarah Irene Matson, 90, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2016, at Neshoba General Hospital in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Funeral services were at 12 noon on Saturday, March 5, 2016, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Byron Howell … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Seretia Ann Nowell

Mrs. Seretia Ann Nowell, 73, died Saturday, February 27, 2016, at her home in Noxapater, MS. Funeral services were held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 2nd, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Antoine Stokes and Rev. Timmy Flake officiating. … Read more

Obituaries – 03/09/2016

Mrs. Carol Burks Stokes
Carol Burks Stokes, 65, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at her residence in Louisville, Mississippi. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 7, 2016, in the Nowell Massey Funeral … Read more

Legals – 03/09/2016


WHEREAS, on or about the 1st day of July, 1999, Judith W. Lyon executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust unto W.P. Mitchell, Trustee, The Peoples Bank and Trust Company, beneficiary, to secure an indebtedness … Read more

Distinguished Young Women

Iris Keen, 2017 Winston County DYW.

From staff reports

Winston Academy junior Iris Keen will represent Winston County this summer at the state Distinguished Young Woman (DYW) competition as she was named 2017 Distinguished Young Woman of Winston County during the program’s main event Saturday night. … Read more

Presidential primaries set for March 8

From staff reports

Winston County voters will have their chance to select their political party candidate next week in the presidential primaries.

Primary elections for Democratic and Republican presidential nominees are set for Tuesday, March 8. Polls will be open … Read more

Roses (The Queen of Flowers) discussed at Town and Country meeting

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Submitted by Frances Ball

Fifteen members of the Town & Country Garden Club met on February 18 in the lovely home of Mrs. Shirley Hawkins with Mrs. Teresa Ellis as co-hostess.

President Debbie Moody called the meeting to order. She … Read more

Tigers open baseball season with sweep in Noxapater Classic

Photos by Mike Robertson
Shortstop, Roper Ball (4) records an out with his throw to first base as Garrett Miles (6) looks on.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The homestanding Tigers picked up a couple wins in the Noxapater Classic on Saturday, beating Philadelphia 3-0 and Newton 7-3.

R.J. Pierce threw a four-hit shutout against Philly, while striking out five batters while … Read more