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Obituaries – 10/28/15

Martha Lou Ingram
October 19, 2015
Services for Martha Lou Ingram, 89, of Louisville, MS were held October 24, 2015 at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Louisville with Dr. Theo Triplett, Sr. officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Ms. … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Billy Jack “B.J.” Smith

Billy Jack “B. J.” Smith, 78, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Visitation was Thursday, October 22, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services … Read more

Legals – 10/28/15

Clemency Application Notice
My current, legal name is Sylinna Haynes. On the date of 5/7/2001, I was convicted under the name Sylinna McCarter in Winston County, Mississippi, for the crime of Aggravated Assault. I am intending to apply for Executive … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Joanne Bagwell Miller

Mrs. Joanne Bagwell Miller, 86, died Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 21st, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mark Mayo officiating. Interment was … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Bobbye Jean Youngblood Pounders

Bobbye Jean Youngblood Pounders passed away at North Delta Hospice Center, Southaven, Mississippi, October 15, 2015, after a brief fight with cancer. She was born April 29, 1941 in DeSoto County to William Thurman Youngblood and Florence Pauline “Pop” Pryor … Read more

Burn ban issued for county

From Press & Staff Reports

The Board of Supervisors has issued a burn ban in Winston County.

The ban was issued Monday effective immediately because of extremely dry and … Read more

PSC program aids Winston Plywood

Gates, Presley and Baldwin discuss the project.

Atmos to supply natural gas to Winston Plywood

From staff and press reports

Northern District Commission Brandon Presley met Winston Plywood CEO Dick Baldwin and Atmos Energy CEO David Gates and other Atmos company officers in Louisville to highlight how … Read more

Dyslexia awareness month commemorated

Awareness supporters gather at the courthouse

From staff and press reports

The Winston County Courthouse and Louisville City Hall lit up in red Thursday, August 15 for Dyslexia Awareness Month.

A group of supporters arranged for the red light gatherings at the courthouse and city hall.… Read more

Local on the court

ECCC Homecoming Court 5403

ECCC Homecoming Court
Members of the 2015 Homecoming Court at East Central Community College in Decatur included (front row, from left) freshman maids Codi Ballard of Decatur, Makenzie Byrd of Sebastopol, Emily Dykeman of Forest and Aerial Green of Carthage; … Read more