Category: News

Obituary – Mr. Elton “Earl” Watson

Elton “Earl” Watson, 91, passed away surrounded by his family on February 16, 2016, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation was Saturday, February 20, 2016, from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral…

Obituary – Mrs. Mildred Smith Bethany

Mrs. Mildred Smith Bethany, 96, died Monday, February 22, 2016, at her home in Louisville surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 25th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Larry Mizell officiating.…

Legals – 02/24/2016

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WINSTON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP OF MARTINA JANE ASHMORE, NCM JANICE H. HUNTER, GUARDIAN CIVIL ACTION NO. 9187

Obituaries – 02/24/2016

Ms. Willie Francis Miller February 11, 2016 Funeral services for Ms. Willie Francis Miller, 94, were held at Millsprings Baptist Church in Weir on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 11 a.m. Dr. Vincent Coleman officiated. Burial at Bethlehem. A native…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 02/17/2016

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Arbor event grows good response

Arbor Day celebration assists recovery of community By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The recognition of Arbor Day is a nationwide event, but this day has more meaning for Winston County residents as The Winston County Extension Office hosted…

Noxapater January Student of the Month

Kindergarten: Kylee Jordan and Bailey Prisock 1st Grade: Ayatta Bourrage and Darius Moore 2nd Grade: Blake Covington and Jy’kavius Riddle 3rd Grade: Samantha Todd and Jaycie Claire Flake 4th Grade: Savoncia Johnson

Noxapater takes 53-50 overtime thriller over French Camp

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Tigers of Noxapater High School are hoping Friday night’s 53-50 overtime win over French Camp will give them positive momentum heading into this week’s Region 6-1A Basketball Tournament being played at Nanih Waiya.

Investiture held for new circuit judge

From Press Reports The Honorable George M. Mitchell Jr. was sworn into service in an official ceremony as circuit judge for the 5th Circuit Court District on Feb. 5. The ceremony was held at the First Baptist Church in Mitchell’s…