Wesley Clark nominated as the 2013 EMCC student of year

“Bob Rosson, President of the National Funeral Directors Association (left)  shares a photo opt with Wesley Clark, following his presentation of the 2013 Gayle M. Galloway Memorial Award “ Student Of The Year” from the Mississippi Funeral Directors Association.  Joining Wesley in receiving the Award at the MFDA’s 2013 State Convention in Ridgeland, MS is Wesley’s wife, Amanda Clark.

From press reports   Wesley Clark, of Louisville, Mississippi was named as the East Mississippi Community College Funeral Service Technology nominee for the Mississippi Funeral Director’s Gayle M. Galloway Memorial Award “Student Of The Year” for 2013. Wesley is a…

Cody McKee signs with Blue Mountain College

Cody McKee of East Webster High School, seated, recently signed to play baseball for Blue Mountain College. Pictured are, from left, BMC coach Curt Fowler, East Webster coach Wes Johnson, East Webster athletic director Doug Wilson, and Cody’s parents, Heather and Patrick McKee.  (Photo courtesy Beth Hendrix/EWHS).

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   Cody McKee has a lot of numbers by his name. But it’s not his height, weight, or batting average that made the difference when Blue Mountain College head baseball coach Curt Fowler decided…

10 year old winners


Louisville 10 year old All-Stars participated in the Warm Up Tournament in Caledonia on Saturday. The 10 year old team won several games and Braylon White (pictured) earned a trophy for knocking one over the fence.

Honoring the fight


On May 25, South Louisville Baptist Church Members and other community members recognized the Quinn Gregory and the fight against his disease Sanfilippo Syndrome with a balloon release and prayer.

Warrant and drug dog help make bust

Cade and officer Lovorn.

From press reports   The Winston County Sheriff’s office executed a search warrant at 202 South Street on Thursday June 20. During the search with the help of the department’s drug searching canine, Cade, officers discovered approximatley one lb of…

Will compete


Winston County resident Kristian Clark graduated from the Practical Nursing Program on the Goodman Campus of Holmes Community College on Friday, June 21. Clark will be presenting Holmes Community College in the SkillsUSA National Competition this week in Kansas City.

Ready to ride


Winston County cowboys and cowgirls were recognized at the Mid-South Little Britches Rodeo Association Awards Banquet. Participants in the Little Wrangler Division were Kade Hollingsworth and Jaylee Stokes. Jr. Division participants were Tyler Smith, Roper Stoots, Kaitlyn Sanborn, Madison Byrd,…

Lipsey visits


John Lipsey (left) of Louisville was among area students who attended orientation/registration activities held Friday, June 21 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Lipsey, a Nanih Waiya High School graduate, is shown receiving assistance in planning his fall class…