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Obituary – Mrs. Joyce Harris Sargent Hurt

Joyce Sargent Hurt, 89, passed away Monday, December 7, at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. A service celebrating Joyce’s life will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, December 9, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. The…

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…

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.…

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.…