Sammie Carter reelected in Noxapater

From staff reports The town of Noxapater held its June 6 general election with a turnout of 74 voters. Incumbent Noxapater Mayor Sammy Carter won reelection with 59 votes to Sharon Strickland’s 15 votes. This was Strickland’s first time to…

News of the Past

100 Years Ago – June 15, 1917 Pastor R. B. Gunter, of the Baptist church, gathered up a fine Company of Boy Scouts last Monday morning and went on a hike with them to Sulphur Springs, and camped until Wednesday…

ECCC offering “Walk-In” Orientation sessions

New and transfer students planning to attend East Central Community College in fall 2017 can now take advantage of weekday “Walk-In” Orientation sessions on the Decatur campus. Walk-In Orientation is available beginning June 12 Mondays through Thursdays from either 8:30…

Obituaries

Mr. Whitney L. Fair June 4th, 2017 Funeral services for Whitney Fair, 31, were held at Millsprings MB Church of Weir on Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Andrew Fair officiated. Burial at cemetary. Mr. Whitney Fair was…

Porter named Noxapater head boys hoops coach

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Jerrick Porter is headed back to Noxapater. This time, the Winston County native is coming back as the head boys basketball coach. Porter will replace Brooks Crabtree who stepped down after the season. Porter…

WA graduate Keen to compete in Australia

By Mike Robertson Winston County Journal On July 2  recent Winston Academy graduate Isaac Keen will begin an adventure of a lifetime when he travels from Mississippi to Melbourne, Australia to compete in the Down Under Sport Olympics, in track…