Month: March 2015

First year of ‘2020 Vision’ proves successful at ECCC

From press reports According to Dr. Billy W. Stewart, president of East Central Community College in Decatur, the initial year of the college’s 2020 Vision is proving successful as the institution continues its desire to be nationally recognized and locally…

Recongizing a Winston Countian with grit and more

By Susie Valentour Broadhead   On Friday, March 27, Jean McNeel of Noxapater will celebrate her 85th birthday. Many Winston Countians remember Jean from her 25 years of loyal service to the Bank of Noxapater and some remember her even…

Ms Scholars and Ms Tech Masters Scholars: Building an incredible workforce

From Mary Snow, Coordinator Of Ms Scholars For Winston County And Co-Owner Of The Jewel Shoppe, The Diamond Store Recently, both my husband and I attended a luncheon and small group session sponsored by the Mississippi Economic Council. Attending this…

Dobbs named new CPD office manager and reporter

From press reports The Choctaw Plaindealer has recently welcomed Jonathan Dobbs as their new Office Manager and reporter. Jonathan grew up in the Choctaw County School District, graduating with Ackerman High School’s class of 2009. Mr. Dobbs received a Bachelor’s…

Assists at State Capitol

Chandler Wells of Noxapater recently served as a page for the Mississippi House of Representatives.  Pages generally run errands for officials and House staff. 

The History of the Excel By 5 Certification Program

From press reports Several years ago, kindergarten teacher Debby Renfroe told her husband Steve about the problems many kindergarteners face when they start school—they just aren’t developmentally ready to grasp the material.  Debby asked Steve what could be done to…

Car winner

James Ashley and William Smith are excited to announce the winner of the Customer Appreciation Car Giveaway.

International Women’s History Month acknowledges Chief Warrant Officer – 3 Carmen E. Cole USMC Ret.

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) 3 Carmen E. Cole a native of Milwaukee Wisconsin, with roots in Louisville, MS, began her military career enlisting in the Marine Corps in November 1980. She completed recruit training at Marine…

Legion State Park full of outdoor fun and more

From staff, press reports For many Mississippians, this is the time of the year to venture outside to explore. This is a perfect time of year to hit the trail and find the beauty of Legion State Park according to…

ECCC Tennis squads drop decisions to Itawamba

ECCC tennis teams dropped a pair of decisions to Itawamba Community College Tuesday, March 17, at Gaddis Park in Forest. The Lady Warriors fell 8-1 to the visiting Lady Indians and the Warriors lost 9-0. In women’s competition, results were…