Apollo 13 Astronaut Fred Haise to speak at ECCC

Astronaut Fred Haise, who served as the lunar module pilot during the ill-fated Apollo 13 space mission in 1970 and is portrayed by Bill Paxton in the blockbuster film Apollo 13, will speak at East Central Community College in Decatur … Read more

Cyril Mantel Clay

Funeral services for Mr. Cyril Mantel Clay were held on Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at 11:00 A.M, at First Baptist Church, with Rev. Junior Davis officiating. Interment wasRead more

Education notes

Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2014 include Taylor Yarbrough of Louisville, Academic, Leadership.

Yarbrough will be… Read more

Lady Warriors end regular season on winning streak

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya girls head basketball coach Brent Blackwell hopes his Lady Warriors picked up some much needed momentum last week when they closed out the regular season with wins over Eupora and French … Read more

John W. Baswell, Jr.

Mr. John W. Baswell, Jr., 70, of Ackerman, MS, passed away at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville on Friday, February 14, 2014.

John was … Read more

Susan McMillin Lawson

Mrs. Susan McMillin Lawson, 56, died Thursday, February 13, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 15th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment was … Read more