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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…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 10/21/15

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Burn ban issued for county

From Press & Staff Reports The Board of Supervisors has issued a burn ban in Winston County. The ban was issued Monday effective immediately because of extremely dry and

PSC program aids Winston Plywood

Atmos to supply natural gas to Winston Plywood From staff and press reports Northern District Commission Brandon Presley met Winston Plywood CEO Dick Baldwin and Atmos Energy CEO David Gates and other Atmos company officers in Louisville to highlight how…

Dyslexia awareness month commemorated

From staff and press reports The Winston County Courthouse and Louisville City Hall lit up in red Thursday, August 15 for Dyslexia Awareness Month. A group of supporters arranged for the red light gatherings at the courthouse and city hall.

Local on the court

ECCC Homecoming Court Members of the 2015 Homecoming Court at East Central Community College in Decatur included (front row, from left) freshman maids Codi Ballard of Decatur, Makenzie Byrd of Sebastopol, Emily Dykeman of Forest and Aerial Green of Carthage;…