Category: News

ECCC’s Inaugural WarriorFest Family-Fun event April 8  

A Hot Air Balloon Glow, 5K Nite-Glow Run/Walk, KidZone, Battle of the Bands and fireworks are just part of the fun scheduled for East Central Community College’s first annual WarriorFest on Friday, April 8, on the ECCC campus in Decatur.

News of the Past – 03/16/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago –March 17, 1916 [This edition was not available on microfilm for review.] 75 Years Ago – March…

Obituary – Mrs. Maggie Sue McAdory

Maggie Sue McAdory, 71, was anointed her new body as she passed away on Friday, March 11, 2016, in the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2016,…

Obituary – Mrs. Tammye Dawn White Hamilton

Mrs. Tammye Dawn White Hamilton, 53, died Saturday, March 12, 2016, at her home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held Monday, March 14th, at 11:00 A.M. at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Charles Rook officiating. Interment was in Vernon…

Obituaries – 03/16/2016

Mr. Perry Allen Thrasher Services for Perry Allen Thrasher were held Sunday, March 13, 2016, at 3 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel in Philadelphia, MS with Rev. Alton A. Thrasher officiating.  Burial followed with Military Honors in Mars Hill Cemetery…

Obituary – Mr. Earl Randolph Kirk, Jr

1960-2016   Earl Randolph Kirk, Jr., 56, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Earl was born January 30, 1960, to Earl Kirk, Sr. and Sally Ann Palmer Kirk.…

Obituary – Mr. John Carr Gauntt

Macon, MS Mr. John Carr (J.C.) Gaunt, 47, of Macon, MS passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. His funeral were held on Saturday, March…

Legals – 03/16/2016

NOTICE OF SALE Notice of sale is hereby giving in accordance with the Mississippi State statutes governing the sale of abandoned vehicles. The vehicles listed below will be sold along with all contents of the listed

Obituary – Mrs. Ruth Cheatham

Ruth Cheatham, 96, passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2016, in the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.…

Obituary – Mrs. Charlotte Ralph Brunt

Louisville, MS Charlotte Ralph Brunt, 99, died March 8, 2016 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. Mrs. Brunt was born July 23, 1916, the daughter of Stuart Harrison Ralph and Clara Hartness Ralph of Westport, Connecticut. She graduated…