Calendar of Events – 01/07/2015

Family Center to host workshop
The Family Center will host a Common Core workshop for parents with children in grades Pre-K through 6th Grade from 5 p.m.- 6 p.m. January 15. Penny Hill will be the presenter.

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Memories of our County – 01/07/2015

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

My Acting Career

I have always dreamed of becoming a great actress and acting and singing on stage and film. However, God had other plans for my life and … Read more

Legals – 01/07/2015

WHEREAS, on the 18th day of December, 2010, WILLIAM MICHAEL HUNTLEY AND SPOUSE, TERESSA H. HUNTLEY, executed a Deed of Trust to Robert Thomas, Trustee, for the use and benefit of The CITIZENS BANK OF … Read more

Obituaries – 01/07/2015

Mr. Larry Donnell Miller
Funeral services for Larry Donnell Miller, 60, were held at 2 p.m., December 27 at Antioch M.B. Church in Louisville. Rev. James Headd officiated. Burial followed in the Antioch Cemetery.

Mr. Miller was a laborer and … Read more

Local students help those in need

Rev. Guyse and students with the Modern Woodmen Youth Service Club and adult leader volunteer Jean Harper places food on the shelves at the Holy Ghost Temple Food Pantry.

From staff reports

The Winston County Modern Youth volunteers under the direction of Jane Harper recently made a difference prior to Christmas by donating to the Holy Ghost Temple Food Kitchen.

Rev. Lorene Guyse who has been providing food to … Read more

Local farmers honored by National Magazine


By Frank Taylor

Farmers from all hues, ethnicities and nationalities received recognition in the Minority Landowner Magazine’s 6th Annual Farmers of the Year issue.

The 2014’s Farmers of the Year list included a broad array of farm entities including forestry, … Read more

County’s unemployment rate at 9.3 percent


From staff reports

The unemployment rate for Winston County decreased a full a percentage point to 9.3 percent in November compared to last year which was 10.3, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

This is the first time … Read more


Cunningham at the beach near the lighthouse

Traipsin’ with Lynne Cunningham

In D.C.

Visiting a grandmother for Thanksgiving in Washington D.C. allowed me to be a guest of my friend, a grandmom, and her daughter’s family in our nation’s capital amidst all the iconic sites of governments … Read more