Category: News

Editorial roundup – 06/17/15

A middle ground on state inmates

Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher has made a counteroffer to those counties grousing about his plan to transfer 1,000 inmates from their jails to the state’s underutilized community work centers.

These counties can keep … Read more

Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs

by Tom L. Gregory

Many years ago there was this musical group called the Five Man Electrical Band that recorded a little song that had the chorus “Signs, signs everywhere there’s signs. Blocking out the scenery. Breaking my mind. Do … Read more

MUW names Dean’s, president’s list

The following area students were named to the President’s List for the spring 2015 semester:
Tiffany Dora of Louiville, MS, 39339,
Lauren Fancher of McCool, MS, 39108,
Sade Harris of Louisville, MS, 39339,
Chelsie Paschal of Louisville, MS, 39339,
Jessie … Read more

Summer brings encounters with reptiles

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Journal

The arrival of spring and summer is accompanied by more outdoor activities, especially water activities. Along with this increase in outdoor activity comes an increase in encounters with reptiles. And when it … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 06/17/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

The first weekend in June a Reunion of the Clay Family was celebrated with a buffet supper on Friday night in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O’Khata, a fish … Read more

Nanih Waiya Community Park groundbreaking set for June 25

From press reports

The Nanih Waiya Community Park Project will host a ground breaking ceremony June 25 at 4:30 p.m. at the park.

The community park is a 15-acre property being developed by Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park.… Read more

Obituaries – 06/17/15

Gwendolyn Pennington
June 1, 2015
Funeral services for Gwendolyn Pennington 84, were held at Lakewood Funeral Home in Byram on Wednesday June 3, 2015 at 1 p.m. Burial at Lakewood Memorial Park.

Mrs. Pennington died on Monday June 1, 2015 … Read more

Legals – 06/17/15

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WINSTON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

SHARECA MACK PLAINTIFF
VS
BENJAMIN MACK DEFENDANT

CAUSE NO. 2015-0074
SUMMONS
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
COUNTY OF WINSTON

TO: BENJAMIN MACK, who is a non-resident citizen of the
State of Mississippi and whose … Read more