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Obituary – Mrs. Walterine “Renie” Nowell

Walterine “Renie” Nowell, 87, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, at the Choctaw County Medical Center in Ackerman, Mississippi. Visitation was held Saturday, January 30, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home and Sunday…

Obituaries – 02/03/2016

Ms. Eleanor Savell Sharp Funeral services for Ms. Eleanor Savell Sharp are 2 PM Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Revs. E.L. Sharp and John E. Stephens officiating. Interment in Crossroads Cemetery.

Obituary – Mrs. Cleo Hailey Gully

Graveside services for Cleo Hailey Gully were held Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at 4 p.m. from Pleasant Springs Cemetery in Preston with Rev. Chris Gully officiating. McClain-Hays Funeral Home in Philadelphia was in charge of arrangements.

Obituary – Mr. Clayton Sinclair

Clayton Sinclair, 85, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, January 28, 2016, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation were held Friday, January 29, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home. Funeral…

Obituary – Mrs. Edith Ware McLeod Hummer

Edith Ware McLeod Hummer, 93, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 27, 2016. She died peacefully at the Bee Hive Home in Louisville, following an extended illness.

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 01/27/2016

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NAACP members get Excel-by-Five update

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Branch NAACP held its regular monthly meeting at the Winston County Library on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 with Charles Hampton presiding. Before the meeting, the organization had asked for citizens…

Registration deadline for presidential primary upcoming

From Staff & Press Reports Mississippi’s presidential primary is seven weeks away and those needing to register to vote in the election have until Feb. 6 to do so. The Winston County circuit clerk’s office will be open Saturday, Feb.…

Supervisors dig into new introductions and old business

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors talk with new Kelly representative. The meeting began with the supervisors meeting with Brent Thompson, Field Representative for Congressman Trent Kelly of the 1st District. Thompson informed…