Category: News

Tree giveaway to be held in Louisville on February 26

LOUISVILLE, Miss.—The City of Louisville has partnered with the Mississippi Forestry Commission and the National Arbor Day Foundation to offer the Mississippi Tree Recovery Campaign, in response to the tornado that hit the city on April 28, 2014. The tree…

Let’s be Neighbors – 02/10/2016

Carolyn Mills provides a view from the community. We have an excellent Library in Winston County and many patrons come from other counties to make use of it. Recently, at a garden club meeting, one of the members was overheard…

Calendar of Events – 02/10/2016

AARP tax aide AARP Tax Aide will be providing FREE Income Tax Return Services at the Winston County Library during the Income Tax Season. We will be available on Wednesdays beginning February 3rd, from 9 AM until 2 PM. We…

News of the Past – 02/10/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago –February 11, 1916 ( This edition was not available for review on microfilm .) 75 Years Ago…

Honor rolls

Mississippi State University Fall 2015 Graduation/President’s/Dean’s lists Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific levels of recognition and the minimum required averages for…

Legals – 02/10/2016

THUR, FEB. 11 Prep Basketball 5:30 p.m. — East Central at Hinds 6 p.m. — West Lowndes at Nanih Waiya

Don’t trash Mississippi; properly dispose of litter

By Beth Baker MSU Forest and Wildlife Research Center Litter or trash in streets and roadway ditches is much more than an eyesore, and it continues to be a problem across Mississippi. Tossing a can out the car window is…

Obituaries – 02/10/2016

Mrs. Roma Jean Nowell Funeral services for Mrs. Roma Jean Nowell were held 10 AM Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. John E. Stephens and Rev. Tim Vowell officiating. Interment was in Immanuel Cemetery.

Obituary – Mrs. Betty Evans

Ackerman, MS Betty Sue Evans, 77, a retired business owner / homemaker, passed away Saturday February 6, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus, MS. Ms. Evans was born March 7, 1938 in Choctaw County. She was a member…