News of the Past – 09/23/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – September 24, 1915 This edition was not available for review. 75 Years Ago – September 20,…

Hunger Action Month benefits area food pantry

From press reports WoodmenLife Chapter 373 of Ackerman is stepping up in support of Hunger Action Month, and the organization’s National Community Focus to fight hunger, by raising money online for Broken Wings Food Pantry. The pantry is run by…

Correction/Clarification – 09/23/15

In the September 16 opinion article “Discussing the flag, future, and ‘big’ tiny feet” by Hanna McCain. She should have clarified that in Winston County, concerned individuals requested the flag be removed not the NAACP. She identified the NAACP as…

Obituaries – 09/23/15

Pauline Dempsey Pauline Dempsey, 70, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation was Monday, September 14, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services were…