Michael Homer Box Jr.

May 4, 2016

Services for Michael Homer Box Sr., 65, were May 9, 2016, at Blythe Creek Baptist Church in Choctaw County near Mathiston. Burial was in the church cemetery. He was born April 5, 1961, … Read more

Byrd returns south to hometown

From press & staff reports

As workers work at a rapid pace to rebuild the Winston Medical Center so it may return to its original site, Winston County residents will also see the return of one of its native sons.… Read more

Youth Fishing Rodeo a success


Michael Delane Burt shows off his catch of the day. He caught three fish in all.


Participants were all smiles even though no fish were caught.

DSC_4374 From staff reports

Fishing has long been a popular outdoor activity but many people, … Read more

Red Hills Festival on the horizon

From staff reports

The Winston County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for a great Red Hills Arts and Crafts Festival this year.

The event is scheduled for May 28 during the annual Memorial Day Weekend. The festival will feature … Read more

Serving the community everyday in various ways

From staff and press reports

No driver is thrilled to see flashing lights twirling in the rearview mirror whether it is an ambulance, fire truck, police cruiser, or sheriff’s department vehicle.

But during the frightening moments in life, the men … Read more

Volunteer firefighters serve community

Did you ever stop to think what would happen if no one volunteered to put out fires or respond to medical emergencies in your community. The toll in lives and property would be unfathomable.

Over 70 percent of the fire … Read more