Category: News

Obituary – Mr. Hampton Lamar Hunt

Hampton Lamar Hurt, age 93, of Louisville, MS, passed away Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Winston County Nursing Home.

He was born on October 14, 1922 in Louisville, MS to the late Hampton and Mae Hurt. Lamar was self-employed and … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Don Webb Waldrop

Mr. Don Webb Waldrop, 72, died Thursday, December 3, 2015, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Funeral services were held at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 6th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jimmy Dempsey officiating. … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Joyce Harris Sargent Hurt

Joyce Sargent Hurt, 89, passed away Monday, December 7, at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. A service celebrating Joyce’s life will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, December 9, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. The … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Nancy Elaine Miller

Mrs. Nancy Elaine Miller, 69, died December 2, 2015 at her home in McCool, MS. Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 5th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Dowd and Rev. Ron Thomas officiating. Interment … Read more

Obituary – Mr. William “Billy” Rodgers

William “Billy” Rodgers, 88, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Martha “Nell” McKay Humphries

Martha “Nell” McKay Humphries, 81, passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s on Sunday, November 29, 2015, at NHC HealthCare facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 3, 2015, in the Nowell Massey … Read more

Carl Jackson concert this Saturday

From press and staff reports

The 19th Annual Carl Jackson “Home for Christmas” benefit concert is this Saturday.
This year’s concert is set for Saturday, December 12, and will consist of two shows with one at 4 p.m. and the … Read more

Lady Warriors pick up win over homestanding Ethel

LHS’s Tyler Kincaid (22) puts up an easy lay-up.
Photos by Mike Robertson

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School improved to 3-0 on the season with a 61-37 win over Ethel High School last Tuesday.
This week the NW boys and girls were set to … Read more

Letters to the editor

OCC a success
WOW! What a week, I’m tired & exhausted, but it is so worth it all.… Read more