Category: News

Juneteenth Day History Celebration set for June 6, 2015

From press reports Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas.…

Three local athletes recognized among State’s Best

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal A trio of local athletes were among those recognized by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger and were invited to the Best of Mississippi Preps Banquet on Thursday at the Jackson Convention Complex. The guest speaker for…

ECCC announces 2015 Kids’ College Schedule

The 2015 Kids’ College Program at East Central Community College in Decatur kicks off July 6 and continues through July 17 with classes ranging from athletics to archery to baking. The registration fee is $50 per class and each participant…

Legals – 05/27/15

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WINSTON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RAYMOND T. LOVORN, DECEASED CAUSE NO. 94-0297 RULE 81 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI TO: DENNIS WOOD, is an adult non-resident citizen of…

Obituaries – 05/27/15

Ms. Estelle Richards Coleman May 20, 2015 Funeral services for Ms. Estelle Richards Coleman, 97, were held at Friendship Baptist Church near Sturgis on May 21, 2015 at 1 p.m. Burial at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Starkville. Ms. Coleman was…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 05/20/15

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

Annual fallen officers memorial held in Winston County on the final day of National Police Week

From Staff reports The Winston County Journal With the recent loss of two officers in nearby Hattiesburg, MS, the annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony, which honors deceased officers and those killed in the line of duty had special significance for…