Obituary – Mr. Olen Lee Johnson

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Macon

Olen Lee Johnson, 84, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014, at Noxubee General Hospital in Macon, Mississippi. Visitation was held on Sunday, August 31, 2014, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services were … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Fannie Smith

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Kosciusko

Fannie Smith, 86, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014, at Attala County Nursing Center in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 28, 2014, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Terrell … Read more

Tigers optimistic heading into third game of season

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By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Despite starting the season at 0-2 and having yet to see his team score a touchdown, first-year Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr is optimistic about what lies ahead for his Tigers. And, … Read more

Library Trustees

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Winston County Library Board of Trustees met August 18th to discuss various library projects and activities.  … Read more

Demand for local produce, markets continues to grow

Winston County hosts a farmer’s market each Thursday starting at 4 p.m. at Louisville Coliseum. The Winston County Self Help Cooperative and others are instrumental in keeping the farmer’s market going. Frank Taylor of WCSHC noted the importance of the market since it brings not only the benefit of spending money with local farmers but it also leads to better health for the customers since they are purchasing fresh and healthy grown foods.

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

RAYMOND — As demand increases for locally grown produce, farmers markets have become a way to take fresh fruits and vegetables directly to customers.
“This segment of agriculture is growing, and I think we … Read more