Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Nannie Lou Kelley

Nannie Lou Kelley, 83, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, November 6, 2015, at Starkville Manor Health Care in Starkville, Mississippi. Visitation was Sunday, November 8, 2015, at Nowell Massey Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until 8…

Jail Docket – 11/11/15

Jail Docket beginning November 1, 2015 and ending November 10, 2015. Fair, Dan Stacy, 07-30-1963, B/M, Choctaw SD, CSO, Hold for Choctaw until MDOC Transport. Duckworth, Rita, 05-02-1967, B/F, Choctaw MDOC – Talford, CMDOC, Hold for County MDOC.

Samaritan’s Purse dedicates new home

From press & staff reports The nondenominational evangelical Christian organization Samaritan’s Purse continues its mission of providing spiritual and physical aid to those in need as the organization held a home dedication for Ms. Lovie Kusick on October 29 at…

Election taps persons to tak oaths in January

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal Winston County will see new faces in different places as the Winston County Board of Supervisors will have two new members following the conclusion of the Nov. 3 General Election. The following results…

Dropout prevention program goal for 80 percent grad rate

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal To assist with increasing graduation rates in the Louisville Municipal School District, the LMSD Dropout Prevention Program was established for this purpose.

REPM receive update on storm shelters

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Retired Educational Personnel of Mississippi in Winston County held its November meeting on November 5, 2015 at the Winston County Library at 1 p.m.   The guest speaker for this meeting was…

Local Branch and MS State Conference NAACP speak on Initiative 42

By Elmetra Patterson Many locals were disappointed that the Initiative to level the playing field for poor families and poor school districts failed. Without better education, this will keep the impoverished in poverty. Is that what our country really want?…