Category: News

National Wildlife Refuge Week set for Oct. 11-17

By James L. Cummins
special to the Winston County Journal

This year National Wildlife Refuge Week will be observed during the week of October 11-17, 2015. If you have never visited a refuge before, this would be a great time … Read more

MSU degrees awarded

Mississippi State University GRADUATION List for the 2015 summer term for your county.… Read more

Obituary – Mr. William Quinn, Sr.

Mr. William Bryant “Bill” Quinn, Sr., 86, died Saturday, October 10, 2015, at his home in Mountain View, Arkansas. Graveside services were held at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, October 12th, at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Noxapater. Interment was … Read more

Obituary – Mr. William Boykin

William Gray Boykin
Macon, MS

William Gray Boykin, 78, of Macon, MS passed away at Noxubee General Hospital on Oct. 7, 2015. Mr. Boykin had been in declining health for the past few years. His funeral service was held at … Read more

Legals – 10/14/15

Clemency Application Notice
My current, legal name is Sylinna Haynes. On the date of 5/7/2001, I was convicted under the name Sylinna McCarter in Winston County, Mississippi, for the crime of Aggravated Assault. I am intending to apply for Executive … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Lillian Seals

Funeral services for Lillian B. Hailey Seals were held Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at 2 p.m. from Dry Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Vernell Daniels officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Springs Cemetery in Preston. McClain-Hays Funeral Home in Philadelphia was … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Everett Miles

Mr. Alvin Everett Miles, 80, died Sunday, October 11, 2015, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 13th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Larry Haggard officiating. Interment was in Shiloh … Read more

Winston Patriots lose hard fought battle

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BY Wendell Womack

Braces, band-aids, and bruises did not stop the battered Patriots from giving it their all-last Friday night at Columbus, where Winston lost to the Heritage Patriots in a district game, 24-19.

Coming into the game with several … Read more

9th Annual Chamber Golf Scramble Oct. 13

From press & staff reports

The Winston County Chamber of Commerce and Main Street invites all industry and community leaders to a day if idea swapping, networking, great food, fun, and competition to participate in the 9th Annual Winston County … Read more