Category: News

Jobs for MS Graduates Program participating in local programs

Submitted by: Brenda Keen A special thanks to Mrs. Janice Hopkins and her class for participating in the recent Arbor Day tree giveaway. Mrs. Hopkins works with a program through the Louisville High School called “Jobs for MS Graduates.”

Sports Schedules – 03/02/2016

THURS, MARCH 3 Prep Baseball 6 p.m. — Newton County Academy at Winston 6 p.m. — Leake Academy at Oak Hill 6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Eupora

Tickets on sale for ECCC ‘s ‘The Addams Family’

East Central Community College’s Encore players will present their spring musical selection, “The Addams Family,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17, through Saturday, March 19, in the Vickers Fine Arts Auditorium on the Decatur campus.

News of the Past – 03/02/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – February 25, 1916 LOUISVILLE: Mrs. Mattie Townsend, one of Ackerman’s esteemed ladies, visited her son, C.…

Editorial Roundup – 03/02/2016

A presidential apprentice Well, now. Presidential candidate Donald Trump is unhappy with some of his news coverage. But rest easy, because the Republican front-runner knows just what to do about it. He said Friday that if elected, “We’re going to…

East Central Lady Warriors takes MACJC State Championship

From school reports The East Central Community College Lady Warrior basketball team won its first Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State Championship in a dozen years Thursday night, Feb. 25, with a 75-63 win over the Itawamba Community…

Obituary – Mrs. Opal Clark Ricks

Services for Opal Clark Ricks will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at 11 a.m. from Liberty Baptist Church in Noxapater with Rev. Bobby Parrish and Rev. Ed Newman officiating.  Burial will follow in Liberty Cemetery.  Visitation will be held…

Obituaries – 03/02/2016

Mr. George Gage Baxter Funeral services for Mr. George Gage Baxter were held 2 PM Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Creighton White officiating. Interment was in Stallo Cemetery.

Monthly NAACP meeting set

The monthly NAACP meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 7:00 p.m. at the Winston County Library. Julie Cunningham, Winston County’s Chancey Clerk is the special guest. Her discussion will include, but not limited to the following: