Month: August 2013

ECCC nursing grads

ECCC Practical Nursing Program Graduates These recent graduates of East Central Community College’s Practical Nursing Program received special recognition at the program’s annual pinning ceremony held July 30, 2013, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center on the Decatur campus. Completing…

Public service commissioner Presley and Atmos Energy talk incentives

From staff and press reports   Brandon Presley, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District Brandon Presley and two Atmos Energy representatives outlined incentives small businesses could use when starting up or expanding through utility companies. “We are on…

Citizens hope to create community park in Nanih Waiya

From staff and press reports   Some citizens of Winston County hope to create another haven for walkers, children and those seeking enjoyment outdoors. The non-profit group Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park are aiming to get all interested persons…

Everything’s better with cheese: My personal favorites

Some of the very best recipes involve the one and only ingredient that makes everything better—Cheese! The three that I have prepared for you this week involve a lot of cheese, and not only cheese, but other appealing ingredients as…

Lady Warriors open season Saturday against familiar foes

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Nanih Waiya slow-pitch softball team will be an experienced squad when they begin the 2013 season on Saturday. “I have a lot of returning players,” said first-year head coach Courtney Graham.…

Annual County-wide Tailgate held Aug. 15

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   Kicking off the fall and football season, the Winston County Chamber of Commerce has announced it will host its annual area-wide tailgate party as its monthly Third Thursday downtown sales event. The…

Calendar of Events

Revival August 16 The Mt. Pisgah M. B. Church will hold its annual revival August 12-16, 2012 beginning at 7:00 p.m. nightly. The Evangelist for the Monday night only is Rev. Howard Lewis of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church of…

ECCC offers video Conferencing Classes

ECCC in Decatur continues to offer day classes at various Video Conference sites located in the College’s five-county district. The video conferencing classes are offered in an effort to assist students in taking college classes without having to commute to…

Local sports schedule

FRIDAY, AUG. 16 Prep Football TBA — Choctaw Central at Noxapater in jamboree 6 p.m. — Meet the Eagles at Eupora 6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya vs. Enterprise in Newton County Jamboree 7 p.m. — Leake Central at Eupora in…