Category: News

Chamber launches 2016 Great American Cleanup ‘Clean Your Block Party’

Volunteers take action to clean, restore and renew Winston County From press reports The Chamber of Commerce, Winston Strong, the City of Louisville, the City of Noxapater, and the Winston County Board of Supervisors announce the launch of the 2016…

EMCC men finish second in UT-Martin Rodeo

From school reports Nationally ranked cowboy Marcus Theriot earned his fourth all-around regional title of the year in leading East Mississippi Community College to a third-place men’s team finish at last weekend’s NIRA Ozark Region rodeo hosted by the University…

Editorial Roundup – 04/20/2016

House Bill 1523 is a Trojan horse House Bill 1523 is a law of symbolism, not of substance. It is unnecessary, redundant of religious protections that already exist in federal or state law.

‘Safety Town’ set for this Saturday, hosted by Pilot Club

Submitted   Bring….it….on… From 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, there’s something interesting for kids of all ages. Interested in martial arts? You’ll enjoy learning from Lee Verry. Interested in gun, hunter, and water safety? We’ve got you covered.

Legals – 04/20/2016

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WINSTON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI WELLS FARGO BANK, NA;PLAINTIFF VS KIMBERLY R. BEAMON, AND ANY AND ALL PERSONS WITH AN INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 201 DOGWOOD DRIVE, LOUISVILLE, MS 39339                ;DEFENDANTS  NO. 2016-0063

Obituaries – 04/20/2016

Joe Allen Starnes April 12, 2016 Services for Joe Allen Starnes, 76, of Sturgis were April 15, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Oktibbeha County near Sturgis. He was born March…

Obituaries – Mrs. Estelle McLaurin

Estelle McLaurin, 77, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Neshoba County Nursing Home in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Visitation was Wednesday, April 13, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services were…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 04/13/2016

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

Two locals place in state ACT-SO event

From press & staff reports Five local teens competed against students from across the state during the Mississippi NAACP ACT-SO competition held in Jackson March 12, 2016. There were 25 categories of competition in the sciences, humanities, performing and visual…

WinstonStrong makes mark on community larger than any storm

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The community-based recovery fund “Winston Strong” has worked diligently for the past two years getting victims of the April 28, 2014 storm back into their homes as well as getting them back to…