Obituaries – 08/12/15

Mrs. Carolyn L. Shurden
August 10, 2015
Funeral services for Mrs. Carolyn L. Shurden, 54, were held at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, in Ackerman at 2 p.m. Burial at Blythe Creek Cemetery.

Mrs. Shurden was … Read more

Home dedication held by Samaritan’s Purse

Rogers and friends look over a collage of photos of the Samaritan’s Purse volunteers building the house.

From press and staff reports

Samaritan’s Purse held a home dedication for Mary Rogers,83, on Wednesday, July 29 on Plattsburg Road in Noxapater.

Hubert Yates, Samaritan’s Purse coordinator and formerly of Winston Strong, began the program with a welcome, opening … Read more

County agrees to keep MDOC inmates without payment

From press & staff reports

Over 16 counties have agreed to continue using state inmates in a work program without reimbursement from the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

The department plans to phase out the current Joint State County Work Program … Read more

At the polls

Poll workers help voters at the Republican and Democrat tables. Persons had to pick a Democrat or Republican ballot on Tuesday.

The Winston County Journal recently took a poll to see who readers thought would win in the August 4 Primaries.… Read more