Category: News

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…

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 other…

Lady Warriors pick up win over homestanding Ethel

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…

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…

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.…

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…

Chandler named DFCS Executive Director

From press reports Governor Phil Bryant announced today that he has named Mississippi Supreme Court Justice David Chandler the Executive Director of The Division of Family and Children’s Services.