Category: News

LPD investigating double homicide

Tyler By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal Authorities in Louisville are currently investigating a double homicide that took place in the early morning hours Monday, Dec. 13. Louisville Police officers were called to an apartment located at 300 Rogers…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 12/09/15

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Obituary – Mr. Hampton Lamar Hunt

Hampton Lamar Hurt, age 93, of Louisville, MS, passed away Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Winston County Nursing Home. He was born on October 14, 1922 in Louisville, MS to the late Hampton and Mae Hurt. Lamar was self-employed and…

Obituary – Mr. Don Webb Waldrop

Mr. Don Webb Waldrop, 72, died Thursday, December 3, 2015, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Funeral services were held at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 6th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jimmy Dempsey officiating.…

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…