Obituaries

Fredrick Louis Gunn June 21, 2016 Fredrick Louis Gunn of Sturgis, 64, a truck driver, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the University Medical Center in Jackson. Mr. Gunn was born January 1, 1952 in Washington, D.C. The family…

Mr. Edwin “Buddy” Tew

Louisville, MS Graveside services for Edwin “Buddy” Tew were held Thursday, July 21, 2016, at 3:30 p. m. from Mars Hill Cemetery in Winston County with James Malbrough officiating. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of services. Edwin “Buddy” Tew…

Mr. George Mason Caraway

George Mason Caraway, 89, of Noxapater, MS, died peacefully on July 20 at the Veterans Administration Nursing Home in Kosciusko, MS. He was born on October 26, 1926, in Hickory, MS, to James Priestly Caraway and Ruby Nell Gunn Caraway.…

Mr. Harold R. Weaver

Harold R. Weaver, 76, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, Mississippi. Visitation was on Saturday, July 23, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell Massey…

ICC selects All-American Band for 2016-17

Members of the Itawamba Community College All-American Band for 2016-17 include several area residents. They are Louisville – Adrian Thompson; Philadelphia – Javonis Adams; Kosciusko – Anna Lee Jones; Eupora – Makayla Blakely; The band is a service organization representing…

Editorial Roundup

Trim the bloat in bureaucracy When Mississippi legislative leaders announced recently a comprehensive study of the state’s tax structure and spending, they assigned one committee the task of examining the amount of bureaucracy involved in running state government. It’s an…

Letters to the editor

Suggestion for newspaper As subscriber and reader of the Winston County Journal, we have been impressed with the consistent quality of the WCJ. Besides, the WTJ catches and holds the reader’s interest. Joseph McCain and staff of WCJ gives us…