Category: News

Let’s be Neighbors – 05/27/15

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community. Students of Teresa Ingram were presented in a recital on Saturday at 6;00 PM in the Fellowship Hall of Pleasant Hill UMC. The students were featured in a production “Showtime With…

Easterwood with Winston County ties receives scholarship

Miss Cassandra Alexis Easterwood grand-daughter of Gary Zane Easterwood-LHS Class of 1970 will receive a four year scholarship to play soccer at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski Tn. Alexis Easterwood was a 4 year starter on the Cornersville Tn Lady…

Memories of our county – 05/27/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. A Peach tree limb I can’t remember the first time my legs got switched by a peach tree limb. It was common practice around our house. Peach trees made…

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…