Category: News

Letters to the editor – 10/28/15

Concerns over Initiative 42 Supporters of Initiative 42 want to transfer virtually all power of our educational system in the state of MS from the legislature to one of four chancery judges in Jackson, who is elected by only the…

MSU ranked No. 25 after big SEC win

Mississippi State returned to the Associated Press Top 25 poll as the Bulldogs are ranked No. 25 following a 42-16 win over Kentucky on Saturday night. State (6-2, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) received 103 points and is ranked for the third…

Correction/Clarification – 10/28/15

In the October 14 edition of the Winston County Journal the article Winston Countian dies in accident in Leake County should have read: Two die in crash on Mars Hill Road Two victims of a two-vehicle crash died on either…

Sports Schedules – 10/28/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 29 Prep Basketball TBA — Oak Hill Jamboree (Winston Academy girls entered) Junior High Basketball 5 p.m. — East Webster at French Camp

Calendar of Events – 10/28/15

Triad to meet Oct. 28 Winston County Triad will meet October 28, at the Extension office from 11 AM-12: 30 PM. Please bring a covered dish. Call 736-3500 or 803-9411 for more information.

Obituaries – 10/28/15

Martha Lou Ingram October 19, 2015 Services for Martha Lou Ingram, 89, of Louisville, MS were held October 24, 2015 at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Louisville with Dr. Theo Triplett, Sr. officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Ms.…

Obituary – Mr. Billy Jack “B.J.” Smith

Billy Jack “B. J.” Smith, 78, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Visitation was Thursday, October 22, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services…

Legals – 10/28/15

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…

Obituary – Mrs. Joanne Bagwell Miller

Mrs. Joanne Bagwell Miller, 86, died Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 21st, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mark Mayo officiating. Interment was…

Obituary – Mrs. Bobbye Jean Youngblood Pounders

Bobbye Jean Youngblood Pounders passed away at North Delta Hospice Center, Southaven, Mississippi, October 15, 2015, after a brief fight with cancer. She was born April 29, 1941 in DeSoto County to William Thurman Youngblood and Florence Pauline “Pop” Pryor…