Category: News

ECCC baseball sweeps Holmes, splits with Pearl River in spring break play

During East Central Community College’s spring break week, the Diamond Warriors put up big wins at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur Tuesday, March 22, and Friday, March 25, featuring big comebacks and a walk-off single in doubleheaders against Pearl…

Supervisors discuss landfill fees

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors discussed the status of the county landfill, as well as the agreement of the landfill between the county and the City of Louisville during its March 21…

Chamber of Commerce launches 2016 Great American Cleanup

Volunteers take action to clean, restore and renew Winston County From press reports The Chamber of Commerce, Winston Strong, the City of Louisville, the City of Noxapater, and the Winston County Board of Supervisors announce the launch of the 2016…

Obituary – Ms. Linda Gail Black Jones

Brandon Linda Gail Black Jones, 68, passed from this life Monday, March 21, 2016, while surrounded by her family at home, following a 10 year battle with cancer. Visitation was 5:00-8:00pm, Thursday, March 24, 2016, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in…

Obituary – Mr. Joe James Hamilton

Mr. Joe James Hamilton, 99, died Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 21st, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment…

Obituaries – 03/30/2016

Grace Jennings Sloan Feb. 15, 2016 Services for Grace Jennings Sloan, 93, of Ackerman were Feb. 17, 2016, at Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Roger Griffith and Jerry Lawson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Obituary – Mrs. Alice Inez McAdams Taylor

Ackerman, MS On Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, Mother, “Memaw,” Inez M. Taylor went quiet in the night leaving her earthly family to be united with her heavenly one. She was born December 12th 1921, to Abbey Denton and Frankie…

Obituary – Mr. Billy R. Ray

Ackerman, MS Billy R. Ray, 76, a retired factory worker for Hackney and Hardwire, passed away Saturday March 26, 2016 at the Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Ray was born October 11, 1939 in Choctaw County, MS.…

Obituary – Ms. Sharon Denise Floyd

Ms. Sharon Denise Floyd passed away Monday, March 7, 2016 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Medical Center. She was born July 17, 1970 in Saginaw, Michigan to Willie Charles Fenn and Catherine C. Floyd.

Obituary – Mrs. Syble Coward Kinard

Mrs. Syble Coward Kinard, 95, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2016, in the Winston Medical Facility in Louisville, Mississippi. She was born December 10, 1920 to the late Will A. and Willie Margaret…