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Winston County lost two young residents Sunday, April 5.
As the number of cases of confirmed COVID-19 cases rise in Mississippi, family physicians are consumed with trying to best care for their patients while protecting themselves and their staff.  Vir
Mississippi State University researchers and Taylor Machine Works joined together to convert over 550 ventilators from battery power to AC power so they can be used in the state’s medical response
  By Joseph McCain Winston, Webster and Choctaw 

State tallies 26 deaths due to COVID-19; shelter in place order given


By Joseph McCain

Winston, Webster and Choctaw 

The Mississippi Department of Health reported at 10 a.m. on April 2,  1177 COVID-19 positive persons in the state with 26 deaths. These cases were as of 6 p.m. April 1, 2020. Cases reported to the MSDH after 6 p.m. will be reported later.

Thomas "Tom" Henderson


Thomas "Tom" Henderson, 75, went to be with our Lord and Savior on March 23, 2020 after a twenty-year battle with the neurological disease, Primary Lateral Sclerosis. Tom was born January 27, 1945 in Ackerman and was the son of the late Albert Hugh Henderson and Jimmie Lou (McCarty) Henderson.

Margie Irene Coleman


Margie Irene Coleman passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Choctaw County Nursing Center, in Ackerman, MS.  She was 92 years old.  Miss Coleman was born September 19, 1927, in Choctaw County, MS, to John Henson and Clara Estelle(Rook) Coleman. Miss Coleman was a retired retired plant employee and homemaker.

Maloy Hubbard Gary


Mrs. Maloy Hubbard Gary, 94, died March 28, 2020 at Brooklyn Hall Personal Care Home in Mathiston, MS. A Private Immediate Family Only Graveside Service was held 4:00PM Monday March 30, 2020 at Webster Memorial Garden Cemetery in Webster County. Bro. Chris Ray officiated.