Category: News

News of the Past – 03/09/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – March 10, 1916 LOUISVILLE: G. W. Patty returned home Sunday from Memphis Hospital, and is doing…

Sports Schedules – 03/09/2016

THURSDAY, MARCH 10 Prep Baseball 5 p.m. — Winston in Rush Classic at Meridian 1 p.m. — Neshoba Central vs. Clinton in Meridian 4:30 p.m. — Union vs. Sebastopol in Meridian

Obituary – Mrs. Mary Coleman

Mrs. Mary Coleman Hankins went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Select-Specialty Hospital in Jackson, MS at the age of 87. Funeral services were held at 1:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home in Louisville, MS…

Blue4MrsLou organization seeking to bring awareness

The Blue4MrsLou is a non-profit organization that is bringing awareness concerning colon cancer along with other types of cancer. This organization was developed in the honor of the lovable Mrs. Lucile Harris Metts. Mrs. Metts fought the battle of colon…

Homemade: Chicken Spaghetti, Cookies, and Cake

This week, you are in store for some really superb home-cooked recipes straight from my files! I enjoy good home-cooked meals, and in my spare time, I make an effort to test recipes to get them perfect in flavor, consistency…

Representative Hood gives an update on latest on House

The House was a different place this week. By Friday of last week, 218 bills remained on the calendar as the March 3 deadline loomed. But on Monday, business resumed as usual, and House members addressed 90 bills on its…

Obituary – Mr. Jack R. Cannon

Jack R. Cannon died Tuesday, March 1, 2016. He was born on November 15, 1940 to the late Earl Jack and Mildred Nadine Cannon and raised in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Jack graduated from Mississippi State University with a BS Degree…

Obituary – Mrs. Vickie Lou McCleer

Mrs. Vickie Lou McCleer, 64, died Saturday, March 5, 2016, at the Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held at 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 8th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment…

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…

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.…