Bomb threat at Courthouse deemed hoax

The Winston County Circuit Clerk’s office at the courthouse like 29 others in Mississippi received a bomb threat Wednesday, December 12.

All offices at the courthouse were notified of the incident and the Sheriff’s Department did a check on all … Read more

Christian Friends tout giving for Christmas

From staff reports

The community group Christian Friends held their annual Christmas Food Box deliveries on Dec. 11, which provides meals for the needy families during the holiday season.

The event is held every year and has become a staple … Read more

Judgments handed out in court

From staff reports

The Winston County Circuit Court had many judgments handed down in October and November.

The cases covered manslaughter, molestation, DUIs, drug convictions and theft. The cases handled in the court were:

• Elihue Thompson pleaded guilty to … Read more

For 30 years Flower Ridge enlivens Nativity

From staff and press reports

For three decades, church members of Flower Ridge United Methodist Church and other volunteers have braved wind chills, rainy nights, the occasional snow, and much more to bring to the community a heartwarming Living Nativity.… Read more

Drug arrests nets marijuana, cash

From press and staff reports

The Winston County Sheriff’s Department, the Louisville Police Department and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics netted marijuana, cash and a gun at a drug raid Tuesday, December 11.

The bust on Pineywood Drive resulted in three … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Henry Lee Seals Funeral services for Mr. Henry Lee Seals, 74, were held 1:00 p.m., Saturday Dec. 15, 2012 at Mt. Sinai M.B. Church. Rev. L.B. Hathorn officiated. Burial followed in Mt. Sinai Cemetery.

A resident of Louisville, MS, … Read more