Annual Fishing Derby set for April 22

Press reports   Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge annual youth fishing derby will be on April 22nd  this year from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with registration opening at 7:30 a.m.   The Derby is sponsored by the U.S.…

Editorial Roundup

Arts spending vs. defense President Trump probably won’t get his way on this, but he is right to ask the question of whether the federal government ought to spend $740 million a year on arts programs. Trump’s budget, unveiled last…

Obituaries

Ella Baker Emil Baker March 26, 2017 Graveside services for infants Ella Baker and Emil Baker of Oxford were March 26, 2017, at Wood Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Choctaw County with the Rev. Timothy Gibson officiating. Ella and Emil…

Republican women host Sen. Watson

Sumbitted   The Winston County Republican Women were honored to have Senator Michael Watson speak at their March 20th meeting.  His speech addressed the future of the Republican Party and the golden opportunity we have today to grow the Republican…

Airport gives flight to area economy

By  Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   Louisville /Winston Airport Board President Mike Forster reported the airport is “flying high” with its recent improvements and the plans for the upcoming improvements at the airport. “We have really good news…