Category: News

Initiative 42: The siren in the night

Perhaps many of you have seen the new GE commercials that have been running quite frequently lately. One of the more interesting, yet for Mississippi more sobering of these commercials, is the one where the “nerdy” son sits across from…

Noxapater, Nanih Waiya set for MHSAA softball playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Noxapater Lady Tigers and Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors were both set to begin play in the MHSAA Class 1A Slow-Pitch Softball State Playoffs on Tuesday. Noxapater was set to host Stringer in a…

National Wildlife Refuge Week set for Oct. 11-17

By James L. Cummins special to the Winston County Journal This year National Wildlife Refuge Week will be observed during the week of October 11-17, 2015. If you have never visited a refuge before, this would be a great time…

Obituary – Mr. William Quinn, Sr.

Mr. William Bryant “Bill” Quinn, Sr., 86, died Saturday, October 10, 2015, at his home in Mountain View, Arkansas. Graveside services were held at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, October 12th, at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Noxapater. Interment was…

Obituary – Mr. William Boykin

William Gray Boykin Macon, MS William Gray Boykin, 78, of Macon, MS passed away at Noxubee General Hospital on Oct. 7, 2015. Mr. Boykin had been in declining health for the past few years. His funeral service was held at…

Legals – 10/14/15

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. Lillian Seals

Funeral services for Lillian B. Hailey Seals were held Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at 2 p.m. from Dry Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Vernell Daniels officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Springs Cemetery in Preston. McClain-Hays Funeral Home in Philadelphia was…

Obituary – Mr. Everett Miles

Mr. Alvin Everett Miles, 80, died Sunday, October 11, 2015, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 13th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Larry Haggard officiating. Interment was in Shiloh…

Winston Patriots lose hard fought battle

BY Wendell Womack Braces, band-aids, and bruises did not stop the battered Patriots from giving it their all-last Friday night at Columbus, where Winston lost to the Heritage Patriots in a district game, 24-19. Coming into the game with several…