Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Nannie Lou Kelley

Nannie Lou Kelley, 83, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, November 6, 2015, at Starkville Manor Health Care in Starkville, Mississippi. Visitation was Sunday, November 8, 2015, at Nowell Massey Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until 8 … Read more

Jail Docket – 11/11/15

Jail Docket beginning November 1, 2015 and ending November 10, 2015.

Fair, Dan Stacy, 07-30-1963, B/M, Choctaw SD, CSO, Hold for Choctaw until MDOC Transport.

Duckworth, Rita, 05-02-1967, B/F, Choctaw MDOC – Talford, CMDOC, Hold for County MDOC.… Read more

Samaritan’s Purse dedicates new home

Kusick with the Emmanuel Baptist Church group

From press & staff reports

The nondenominational evangelical Christian organization Samaritan’s Purse continues its mission of providing spiritual and physical aid to those in need as the organization held a home dedication for Ms. Lovie Kusick on October 29 at … Read more

Election taps persons to tak oaths in January

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Winston County will see new faces in different places as the Winston County Board of Supervisors will have two new members following the conclusion of the Nov. 3 General Election. The following results … Read more

Dropout prevention program goal for 80 percent grad rate

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

To assist with increasing graduation rates in the Louisville Municipal School District, the LMSD Dropout Prevention Program was established for this purpose. … Read more

Police seeking suspects from Sunday night shooting

From press and staff reports

The Louisville Police Department is currently seeking suspects in a shooting incident that occurred Sunday, November 8 that injured two people. … Read more

REPM receive update on storm shelters

Winston County EMA Director Buddy King spoke to members of the Winston County REPM on Nov. 5 regarding the upcoming construction of numerous storm shelters around Winston County, as well as giving them tips on how to handle themselves during the event of a storm. King (left) is pictured with REPM President Joe Wylie (right).

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Retired Educational Personnel of Mississippi in Winston County held its November meeting on November 5, 2015 at the Winston County Library at 1 p.m.
 
The guest speaker for this meeting was … Read more

Noxapater Reading Fair Winners

Noxapater Reading Fair Winners are: Division C 1st Place- Chance Curtis Division D 1st Place- Vontavius Triplett Division E 1st Place- Kelli Thomas 2nd Place- Braxton Flake 3rd Place- William Jones Division H 1st Place- Shelby Boatner Division K 1st Place- Jacob Charlton 2nd Place- Christoper Coleman & Cooper Coleman 3rd Place- Mackenzie Bealis Division L 1st Place- Taylor Hamilton, Jada Woods, Maddie Parker 2nd Place- Jaycie Claire Flake, Kyndall Byrd 3rd Place- Llyanna Myers, Brooklynn Bealis

Noxapater Reading Fair Winners are:
Division C
1st Place- Chance Curtis
Division D
1st Place- Vontavius Triplett
Division E
1st Place- Kelli Thomas
2nd Place- Braxton Flake
3rd Place- William Jones
Division H
1st Place- Shelby Boatner
Division K
1st

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A scarecrow to bank on

The Historic Preservation Board asked local businesses to enter a Scarecrow Contest to promote the Downtown Historic District and the Main Street Bancorp South entry was chosen the best in creativity, originality, and presentation.  Thanks to all the businesses for decorating for the fall season!
The Historic Preservation Board asked local businesses to enter a Scarecrow Contest to promote the Downtown Historic District and the Main Street Bancorp South entry was chosen the best in creativity, originality, and presentation.  Thanks to all the businesses for decorating for the fall season!

The Historic Preservation Board asked local businesses to enter a Scarecrow Contest to promote the Downtown Historic District and the Main Street Bancorp South entry was chosen the best in creativity, originality, and presentation. Thanks to all the businesses for

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Local Branch and MS State Conference NAACP speak on Initiative 42

Charles Hampton, president of Winston County Branch NAACP
(Photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

By Elmetra Patterson

Many locals were disappointed that the Initiative to level the playing field for poor families and poor school districts failed. Without better education, this will keep the impoverished in poverty. Is that what our country really want? … Read more