Category: News

Expectations high as ECCC softball opens season February 4

Expectations are high, and so is the preseason ranking as the East Central Community College Lady Diamond Warriors open their 2016 softball season Thursday, Feb. 4, against Alabama Southern Community College at the softball complex on the Decatur campus. Game…

Wonders of the winter stars at the Rainwater Observatory

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “Wonders of the Winter Stars”. This presentation will be given Friday, February 12, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer, David Teske.…

Chamber of Commerce seeks Man and Woman of Year nominations

Submitted The Partnership/ Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet will be held on March 3, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. The Chamber of Commerce/Main Street is once again asking you to seriously consider nominations for Man and Woman of…

Letters to the Editor – 02/03/2016

Rambling with Mrs. Arlene Praise the Lord everyone.  God is so good.  How wonderful it is to know him personally and know you can cast all of your cares and sorrows on him.  His word promises if we do that…

Board accepts bid for upcoming road projects

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors received bids for the upcoming Landfill and Poplar Flats Roads project during its February 1 meeting held at the Winston County Courthouse. Landfill and Popular Flat Roads…

News of the Past – 02/03/2016

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 4, 1916 One of the coldest winter spells this year moved in Tuesday night. By Wednesday…

ECCC Men’s soccer team tryouts set

Tryouts for the 2016 East Central Community College men’s soccer team will be held Wednesday, Feb. 17, on the Decatur campus, announced Head Coach Kenneth Thompson.

Legals – 02/03/2016

INVITATION FOR BIDS FOREST PRODUCTS FOR SALE ON COUNTY SCHOOL LANDS Sealed bids will be received by the Louisville Municipal School District, Louisville, Mississippi, up to and not later than 9:00 A.M. on February 9, 2016, for the right to…

Military Notes – 02/03/2016

U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Jacob Perry U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Jacob Perry has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C. During the nine weeks of training,

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…