Category: News

Letters to the Editor – 10/21/2015

Deviant Behavior in Public What is this all about, males and sometimes even females, going about in public with their clothes part of the way or all the way down around their groin?  What are they trying to say by…

Louisville Fortnightly Club holds meeting

Submitted Robert Louis Stevenson wrote this prose: Sing a song of seasons!/Something bright in all!/Flowers in the Summer,/Fires in the Fall. And we echo Halloween and Harvest. The Louisville Fortnightly Club met October 8 in the VIP Room at Lake…

Chamber and businesses plan events for the season

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Winston County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its busy season as it looks forward to sponsoring a number of events in the upcoming months. On November 5, the Louisville Shop Owners will…

EMS Honor Roll

EILAND MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR STUDENTS Special Distinction Jermias Goss Je’Leia Hathorn Azyriasian Haynes Chloe Hickman Jonah Long

Tip-Off Dinner set for Oct. 29 at East Central CC

From school reports The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the first ECCC Basketball Tipoff Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Gold Room of the Mabry Memorial Cafeteria on the Decatur…

Memories of Our County – 10/21/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.   Dress Have you ever considered the word, “Dress”?  I am sure most of you will relate it to an article of clothing that ladies in our society wear…

Obituary – Mrs. Bobbie Black

Bobbie Louise Shumaker Black, 80, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, October 16, 2015, at her residence. Visitation was Sunday, October 18, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, and…

Obituaries – 10/21/15

Ms. Gladys Lee Myers Cissna October 16, 2015 Graveside services for Ms. Gladys Lee Myers Cissna, 94, were held at Old Mars Hill Cemetery in Winston County on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 10 a.m. Rev. Richard Burks officiated.

Obituary – Mr. Caleb Hunt

Mr. Justin Caleb Hunt, 26, died Sunday, October 11, 2015, in the Nanih Waiya community. Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 14th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jason Gross officiating. Interment was in Good Hope…

Obituary – Mr. Paul Gillis

Paul M. Gillis, 68, passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel…