Juneteenth Day History Celebration set for June 6, 2015

From press reports

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas. … Read more

Three local athletes recognized among State’s Best

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

A trio of local athletes were among those recognized by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger and were invited to the Best of Mississippi Preps Banquet on Thursday at the Jackson Convention Complex.

The guest speaker for … Read more

ECCC announces 2015 Kids’ College Schedule

The 2015 Kids’ College Program at East Central Community College in Decatur kicks off July 6 and continues through July 17 with classes ranging from athletics to archery to baking.

The registration fee is $50 per class and each participant … Read more

Legals – 05/27/15

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WINSTON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
RAYMOND T. LOVORN, DECEASED
CAUSE NO. 94-0297
RULE 81
SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION
THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
TO: DENNIS WOOD, is an adult non-resident citizen of … Read more

Obituaries – 05/27/15

Ms. Estelle Richards Coleman
May 20, 2015
Funeral services for Ms. Estelle Richards Coleman, 97, were held at Friendship Baptist Church near Sturgis on May 21, 2015 at 1 p.m. Burial at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Starkville.

Ms. Coleman was … Read more