Month: July 2017

Annual Camp Good News celebrates another summer success

From staff and press reports   The Second Annual Camp Good News was a great success last week with 52 students and 23 youth and adult volunteers. The students enjoyed fun-filled days with games, songs, Bible stories, and skill building…

ECCC Practical Nursing Program Graduates

Graduates of East Central Community College’s Practical Nursing Program received special recognition at the annual pinning ceremony held recently on the Decatur campus. Students who completed the 12-month program and their respective hometowns include (first row, from left) Tracy Holder…

Icedora Jones Ball celebrates 101st Birthday

By Elmetra Patterson Icedora Ball 101 years old 3   On July 15, 2017, Mrs. Icedora Jones Ball celebrated her 101th Birthday at Mt. Sinai MB Church in Louisville, MS.  She was born July 16, 1916.   Mrs. Ball was looking…

Library Fun

Children and adults enjoyed ventriloquist Johnny Lowe and Hunter the Super-Amazing Purple Cat on Tuesday, July 11 at the Winston County Library.  “Thank you to Rives & Reynolds Lumber  Company for sponsoring this program,” said librarian Beth Edwards.  “Without our…

ECCC presents High School Equivalency Diplomas

Twenty-six students received their High School Equivalency (formerly GED) diplomas during graduation ceremonies July 11 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Graduates included (first row, from left) Briana Mordecai of Carthage, Jered Frith of Lake, Tyla Harrison of Forest,…

Mini Fire Prevention camp held

By Elmetra Patterson Mini Camp for Fire Prevention and Fire Work Safety   There was pop, pop, popping and plenty  of fun and education that took place at Dean Park with nearly 40 youth who attended a Mini Fire Prevention…

In the D.C. Offices

Emily Mills of Noxapater recently met with Congressman Gregg Harper in Washington, D.C. during her internship with Congressman Trent Kelly.

ECCC Workforce Development Center offers August Classes

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer various classes during the month of August at locations throughout the district. Integrated Technologies Training Center Pharmacy Tech begins Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at the Integrated Technologies Training Center in…

Samuel E. and Lettie Long Hames/Haimes family reunion: Date changed

The annual Samuel E. and Lettie Long Hames/Haimes family reunion is to be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 10 am in the recreation hall of Gum Branch Baptist Church. From Louisville take the highway 25 bypass toward Starkville,…