Category: News

Keep safety in mind when riding ATVs

The riding of all-terrain vehicles is a common everyday event in Mississippi. Although most individuals keep safety in mind, there are some who overlook the possible dangers. Most individuals ride without helmets or have more than one rider on an…

Obituary – Ms. Jessica Lynn Peterson

Jessica Lynn Peterson, 20, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation was Saturday, December 26, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral…

Obituaries – 12/30/2015

Agnes Weeks Breland Dec. 8, 2015 Services for Agnes Weeks Breland, 93, of Mathiston were Dec. 10, 2015, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Revs. Roger Miller and Ralph Cain officiating. Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery in…

Legals – 12/30/2015

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WINSTON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF DANIEL SYLVESTER COLLINS, DECEASED CAUSE NO. 2015-282 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Letters Testamentary having been granted on the 4th day of December, 2015,…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 12/23/15

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…

Samaritan’s Purse holds 5th home dedication

From press & staff reports With the holiday season in full bloom, the Samaritan’s Purse organization continues to grant Christmas wishes as it held another home dedication ceremony on December 16 at 164 Eiland Avenue in Louisville. Many, including Mayor…

County swearing in set for December 29

From staff reports Roughly 30 Winston County officials elected or re-elected in November will take the oath of office in the main courtroom of the Winston County Courthouse at 9 am on Tuesday, December 29.

DREAMS staff development praises focus, reflects on results

From press reports Mississippi State University (MSU) and the Louisville Municipal School District’s (LMSD) Dillard’s Reading, Enrichment, Arts, Mathematics and Science After-school and Summer Tutorial Enrichment Program (DREAMS) hosted a staff development program to further boost the interventionists making a…

WMC adds COO

From staff reports Winston Medical Center welcomes Octavius Ivy to serve as its new Chief Operating Officer. “We are fortunate to find someone with Octavius’ qualifications,” said Paul Black, CEO of Winston Medical Center. “He will be an asset to…

Senator Ward Awarded

Retiring Senate President Pro Tempore Giles Ward admires the Senate Resolution presented him on Friday, December 18, 2015, by Senator Terry C. Burton, a member of the Rules Committee and Lt.