Category: News

Obituaries – 06/10/15

Miss Bessie Willie Cole
May 30, 2015
Funeral services for Miss Bessie Willie Cole, 106, were held at Morning Star Baptist Church in Jackson on June 5, 2015 at 12 noon. Burial at Mount Vernon in Noxapater.

Miss Cole was … Read more

Legals – 06/10/15


Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for:

8613 MS-12… Read more

Red Cross teaming up with Fire Departments to save lives

From staff and press reports

Home fires are the greatest disaster threat to American families. National statistics show seven people die every day from home fires; a fire-related injury is reported every 40 minutes.

To help reduce injuries and save … Read more

Juneteenth Day set for June 6

From press reports

This year the Voters League will honor the memory of Claudell Weaver, the founder of the Juneteenth Day Celebration in Louisville with the annual event on June 6.

It was during her presidency that Juneteenth was started … Read more

Jaiswal gets big hometown welcome home after spelling his way to success

Dev very emotional after a hug from his father and his father talking about how proud of his son he is.

From staff and press reports

Dev Jaiswal arrived back in Winston County May 30 to cheers and flashing lights after his 5th place finish in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Winston Countians welcomed Dev back from the Spelling Bee with … Read more

DAR honors local Vietnam veterans

DAR Vietnam Veterans- Front Row is Billy Morgan, Tommie Jefcoat, Billy Metts, Marvin Hemphill, Tommy Hopkins, Garry Mayo, Bob Burks, and Royce Watkins. Back row is Walter Pitt, Billy Eaves, Mike Dowd, John Sharp, Glenn Peters, Wayne Parrish, Ray Bolton, David Taylor, and Larry Brantley.

The Nanih Waiya Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) recently held a Welcome Home Celebration of Honor event for Vietnam veterans at the First United Methodist Church.

Seventeen Vietnam veterans were recognized personal as attendees … Read more

Women’s Club

Left to Right: Beth Aldridge, Diane Jackson, and Dana Stringer

Trip to Heartwood Industries

The Official Mississippi Women’s Club held its April meeting at Heartwood Industries in Star, … Read more


ECCC Students Receive MSU Scholarships
These sophomores at East Central Community College received transfer scholarships to attend … Read more