Bender set for induction into JUCO Sports Hall of Fame

From school reports

Evelyn “Snoopy” Bender of Newton will be enshrined into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday, April 29, at the Muse Center on the Rankin County campus of Hinds Community College in Pearl.
“Basketball … Read more

Lady Warriors set to host Lady Cougars on Friday

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors will be playing host to MHSAA Class 4A fast-pitch softball power Newton County on Friday for a 5:30 p.m. doubleheader. NW was set to host West Lowndes on … Read more

ECCC Diamond Warriors take twin bill from Lawson State

East Central Community College’s baseball team posted a pair of victories over Lawson State Community College during the regular season home finale held Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur. Sophomore players were also recognized during … Read more

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson,
who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – April 24, 1914

(Local news columns were unreadable.)

DEATHS: We regret to learn of the death … Read more

Obituary – Frances White Bergeron

Mrs. Frances White Bergeron, 71, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. Graveside services were held Wednesday, April 16th at 1:00 P.M. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Sturgis, MS, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. … Read more

Obituary – Georgia Mae Wade Beck

Funeral services for Mrs. Georgia Mae Wade Beck, 89, were held at 1 p.m., April 19 at Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church.  Rev. Willie Matthews officiated.  Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Beck was a… Read more