A Guide to Writing Letters to the Editor

Writing Letters to the Editor
Letters-to-the-editor are one of the best ways local activists can regularly participate in the governmental process, reaching a large audience for free. Politicians and local opinion leaders rely on such letters to get a read … Read more

Lawsuit alleges poor security measures aided in rape

From staff and press reports

Schilling & Ashley, PLLC in Starkville, Mississippi has filed a formal complaint in the Circuit Court of Winston County on behalf of a twenty-six year-old intellectually disabled rape victim. The Complaint was filed on July … Read more

Jail docket – 7/15/15 to 7/21/15

July 15, 2015
Winston Miller, 08/10/70, BM, W7 Moore. WSO: domestic violence

Keith Michael, 01/04/69, WM, MDOC Talford 103, MDOC: transfer to CMFC via MDOC Talford

July 16, 2015… Read more

City Leaders attend Mississippi Municipal League Conference

From press reports

Elected officials of Louisville and Noxapater recently attended three days of training and leadership development presented at the Mississippi Municipal League’s 84th Annual Conference at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum & Convention Center.

“Cities Mean Business” was … Read more

Returning duo ready to lead way for EMCC defensive line

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — The standards set by the East Mississippi Community College defense in recent years are daunting ones, but sophomore defensive linemen Ronald Ollie and DeShawn Tillman are embracing their opportunity to continue the … Read more