Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Nancy Elaine Miller

Mrs. Nancy Elaine Miller, 69, died December 2, 2015 at her home in McCool, MS. Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 5th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Dowd and Rev. Ron Thomas officiating. Interment … Read more

Obituary – Mr. William “Billy” Rodgers

William “Billy” Rodgers, 88, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Martha “Nell” McKay Humphries

Martha “Nell” McKay Humphries, 81, passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s on Sunday, November 29, 2015, at NHC HealthCare facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 3, 2015, in the Nowell Massey … Read more

Carl Jackson concert this Saturday

From press and staff reports

The 19th Annual Carl Jackson “Home for Christmas” benefit concert is this Saturday.
This year’s concert is set for Saturday, December 12, and will consist of two shows with one at 4 p.m. and the … Read more

Lady Warriors pick up win over homestanding Ethel

LHS’s Tyler Kincaid (22) puts up an easy lay-up.
Photos by Mike Robertson

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School improved to 3-0 on the season with a 61-37 win over Ethel High School last Tuesday.
This week the NW boys and girls were set to … Read more

Letters to the editor

OCC a success
WOW! What a week, I’m tired & exhausted, but it is so worth it all.… Read more

Jobs for Life hears from three area employers

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Jobs For Life Class a part of the Christian Women’s Job Corps that meets Tuesdays and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until noon at Broken Wings had three area employers speak to them and … Read more

EMCC student writers to be featured on MPB’S Rural Voices Radio

From press reports

SCOOBA – English students from East Mississippi Community College will be featured Dec. 7-11 on Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Rural Voices Radio program.
In all, 19 students will be featured reading their stories about life in Mississippi. … Read more

Funeral home, insurance company give back to local law enforcement

Winston County Sheriff Jason Pugh, Judge Robert Beck, and Louisville Police Chief L.M. Claiborne

From press & staff reports

Funeral home owners and directors work hand in hand with local law officials on a day in and day out basis. From keeping a family safe as travel is made during a funeral processional to … Read more

Memories of our county

Falling Rain

  The article below was written a few weeks ago when the earth was parched and dry. As I read over the article in preparation for sending it in to the Journal, I am hearing rain hit the tin … Read more