Category: News

The town of Noxapater to hold special election

From staff reports The Town of Noxapater will hold a special election August 25 to fill the unexpired term of the late Jessie James Hudson. Hudson died on Thursday, July 9.

Local elections have the greatest impact

From press & staff reports The presidential election isn’t the only one you should be fired up to influence at the ballot box. In fact, the local representatives, supervisors, sheriffs, circuit clerk, and chancery clerk have more day-to-day impact on…

News of the Past – 07/29/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – July 30, 1915 Due to the amount of political activity, local news columns were omitted. The…

Calendar of Events – 07/29/15

Noxapater Farmer’s market every Saturday Town of Noxapater Farmer’s Market will host a Farmer’s market from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. each Saturday La Leche League to meet La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of…

Jail Docket – 07/29/15

July 22, 2015 Gale, John, 06/03/1980, B/M, Holdiness, WSO, Contempt of Court, Careless Driving, 3 Counts Controlled Substance, Resisting Arrest, Motor Vehicle Violation. July 23, 2015 Pace, Lakeith, L5 V. Eichelberger, COC 504.50. Wraggs, Paula R., L5 V. Eichelberger, Speeding,…

MHSAA ruling has no effect on French Camp

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal For now, nothing has changed in what determines a student’s athletic eligibility at French Camp Academy. A ruling last week by the executive committee of the Mississippi High School Activities Association association restricted students…

Voting is easy and all should participate

From press & staff reports How often have you voted for your favorite sports team or television show? Don’t you think issues that usually affect your daily life deserve your vote, too? For most voters in Winston County, the process…

WMC to host annual health fair

Mark your calendars for the Winston Medical Center annual health fair that is planned for October 6. 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The health fair will be an outdoor event at the WMC Transitional hospital located at 923…

Legals – 07/29/15

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WINSTON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JAMES T. PETERSON, DECEASED NO. 2015-0110 ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE TO CREDITORS LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION having been granted on the 9th day of July, 2015, by the…

Obituaries – 07/29/15

Mr. Jack Alton Richardson Funeral services for Mr. Jack Alton Richardson of Preston were held 2 PM Sunday, July 26, 2015 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Revs. Steve Craft, Ronnie Malone officiating and Dr. Wayne Hill officiating the graveside.…