Category: News

Letters to the Editor – 05/06/15

Vote May 12
With so many challenges facing our America, it sometimes feels like our country is past the point of no return. The huge national debt, the erosion of moral values and a threats from terrorists abroad … Read more

MDOC plans to remove state inmates from county work programs

From press reports

JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Corrections plans to end the Joint State County Work Programs beginning Aug. 1.

MDOC will be able to redirect $3.2 million to other budgetary needs as a result of moving inmates … Read more

Let’s Be Neighbors – 05/06/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Winston Garden Club held the April meeting on the pavilion at Lake Tiak O’Khata, Johnna Williamson and Charlotte Files, hostesses. Sherry Anderson helped Johnna decorate pavilion as Charlotte does not … Read more

Memories of our County – 05/06/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

The Coffee Pot
Today, when one wants a cup of hot coffee, all one has to do is drop a small container of ground coffee into a receptacle on … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 05/06/15

Counties like state inmates
Mississippi’s new corrections commissioner says it makes no financial sense to pay counties to house and work state inmates when he has open beds at the 17 state-run Community Work Centers.

Therefore, come Aug. 1, Marshall … Read more

ECCC Football Camps scheduled in June

Football camps for young athletes are scheduled during June at East Central Community College in Decatur, announced Ken Karcher, Warrior head coach.

Coach Karcher said each camp “will stress the fundamentals and techniques with our primary objective focusing on quality … Read more

Legals – 05/06/15

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WINSTON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
WINSTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES BY MARGIE SHELTON, AND JOSHUA FITZGURALD JONES, A MINOR, BY AND THROUGH HIS NEXT FRIEND, MARGIE SHELTON – PETITIONERS
VS.
FLORENCE MARIE CARTER AND UNKNOWN PUTATIVE … Read more

Obituaries – 05/06/15

Mae Grosie Miller
Funeral services for Mrs. Mae Grosie Miller, 81, were held at 2 p.m., May 2 at New Zion M.B. Church in Louisville. Rev. Kevin A. Brown officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Miller was a … Read more