Category: News

Legals – 02/10/2016

THUR, FEB. 11
Prep Basketball
5:30 p.m. — East Central at Hinds
6 p.m. — West Lowndes at Nanih Waiya… Read more

MDOC moves inmates from some regional jails

JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Corrections is reducing the state inmate population at county regional jails because of budget constraints.… Read more

Don’t trash Mississippi; properly dispose of litter

By Beth Baker
MSU Forest and Wildlife Research Center

Litter or trash in streets and roadway ditches is much more than an eyesore, and it continues to be a problem across Mississippi.

Tossing a can out the car window is … Read more

Obituaries – 02/10/2016

Mrs. Roma Jean Nowell
Funeral services for Mrs. Roma Jean Nowell were held 10 AM Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. John E. Stephens and Rev. Tim Vowell officiating. Interment was in Immanuel Cemetery.… Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Betty Evans

Ackerman, MS

Betty Sue Evans, 77, a retired business owner / homemaker, passed away Saturday February 6, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus, MS. Ms. Evans was born March 7, 1938 in Choctaw County. She was a member … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 02/10/2016

How the polls get it wrong
John Kasich, Jeb Bush and Chris Christie may not be out of it yet in the crowded race for the Republican presidential nomination.

Despite the low showings in the public opinion polls for the … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Linn Harry “Mack” McCubbin

Linn Harry “Mack” McCubbin, 70, formerly of Louisville, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, at the Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Graveside services and interment were at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Joe Shepard

Joe Shepard, 91, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2016, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation was Thursday, February 4, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services were held … Read more

Extension Office to host Arbor Day celebration

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal
(article contains exerts from article “Tree planting requires planning, research” by Susan Collins-Smith,
MSU Ag Communications)

With residents of Winston County still recovering from the April 28, 2014 storms, The Winston County Extension … Read more