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Industrial Maintenance Program offered at ECCC

The East Central Community College Industrial Maintenance program uses the NCCER curriculum and is approved by Department of Labor as the academic side of an apprenticeship program. What ECCC teaches is the first two levels of a four level program.…

EMEPA warns members of potential scam

From press reports East Mississippi Electric Power Association warns its members not to believe the scam claiming that federal government stimulus money will pay their power bills. The scammers claim that a new federal program will pay a member’s power…

Pushmataha sends Scouts to Philmont for camp

From press reports CAMP SEMINOLE–Local Boy Scouts and their adult advisors, all members of the Pushmataha Area Council, departed Camp Seminole early Sunday morning for Philmont Scout Ranch in northern New Mexico for twelve days of hiking and low-impact camping…

Local students win on National level of HOSA

From staff reports Students from Winston County recently brought home awards from the 2012 HOSA National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida. Local students of Penny Wells’ Health Science class attended Health Occupational Student Association (HOSA)’s 35th Annual National Leadership Conference…

BSF Marriage holds workshop held

Building Strong Families (BSF), a division of Family Centered Programs and the Starkville School District, is a 3-year grant-funded program created to strengthen the community by encouraging healthy, long-lasting marriages. BSF Marriage Education classes are taught in Oktibbeha, Winston and…

Local farmers’ markets offer fresh, healthy options

From press reports Searching for fresh, nutritious food? Want alternatives to everyday ingredients? To find healthy foods and unique products, you don’t have to look much farther than your “backyard.” Local farmers’ markets provide less-processed, flavorful produce and other farm-fresh…

BSF graduation at Pleasant Ridge Church

From press reports Excitement was in the air as the graduating students who took part in the Building Strong Families (BSF) Marriage Education classes taught at Pleasant Ridge MB Church recently received their certificate of completion. Completion of the core…