Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Joanie Tingle

Joanie Smith Tingle, 35, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, in Leake County, Mississippi. Visitation was Friday, October 9, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m.…

Obituary – Mrs. Doris “Dodie” Thompson

Doris B. “Dodie” Thompson, 90, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2015 at Brighton Gardens of Dunwoody in Dunwoody, Georgia. Graveside services and interment were at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at Memorial Park Cemetery with Trey Woodruff…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 10/14/15

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Operation Christmas Child 2015 upcoming

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal As the holiday season rapidly approaches, Operation Christmas Child is gearing up for another year of providing poverty-stricken children with love and hope.

Fall festival & park opening a huge success

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park hosted its 3rd Annual Fall Festival and Swamptown 5k Run/Walk this past Saturday, October 10. This year’s festival was also the grand opening celebration of the…

Chamber gears up for upcoming events

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Winston County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its busy season as it looks forward to sponsoring a number of events in the upcoming months.

Winston Plywood receives and places boilers

From staff reports As construction continues at the Winston Plywood plant in Louisville, the plant recently installed one of the most important pieces of equipment critical to its operations.

Wedding: Thigpen-Hawkins

Jihan Janlexis Thigpen to wed Marterrio Hawkins On October 17th Mr. and Mrs. Henderson Thigpen announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jihan Janlexis Thigpen, to Marterrio Hawkins son of Mr. Vernon Hawkins and the late Genella Hawkins…

ECCC Campus Leaders

Pictured are 2015-16 student government officers at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Flag donation

WoodmenLife Chapter 102 recently made a flag donation to Louisville Elementary School.