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Twins turn Seventy

From press reports Annette and Jeanette Buckalew were born on May 3, 1942, in Fulton, Alabama, to Mattie Bell and Barney Buckalew. They celebrated their 70th birthday with a host of family members on May 5, 2012 at the home…

Third straight year as a Top 200 Bank

From press reports PHILADELPHIA – In challenging economic times, many consumers and business owners across the nation are keeping a close on the fiscal strength and integrity of their financial institutions. In central and south Mississippi, however, there is particularly…

Tummy Safe Class and Exam offered July 26

Rita Tanksley Area Agent/Child & Family Development Tummy Safe is a food certification course for childcare providers. Tummy Safe offers 6 contact hours for child care providers who complete the course, and offers certification status for those that take and…

New 911 service soon to be implemented

From staff and press reports City of Louisville and Winston County prior to the new year adopted InterAct’s Next-Generation 9-1-1 Emergency Response System to replace and upgrade the former 911 system. The City of Louisville and Winston County purchased the…

Area student attends Leadership Program

Kenny Wright recently attended the Mississippi HOBY Site of the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar. Kenny joined more than 200 other young leaders representing as many high schools from throughout Mississippi. Representing Winston Academy High School, Kenny is the…

Economy encourages some to find ways to save

From press and staff reports With many Mississippians struggling to find the money to keep both the car and the family budget running smoothly, ways to save a few dollars can come in handy. As many struggle to keep their…

ECCC offers apprenticeship program at Training Center

Instruction in the Core and Level 1 Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship Program, a program designed to provide training for an entry level multi-craft maintenance technician, is being offered at East Central Community College’s Integrated Technologies Training Center in Choctaw. Registration will…

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Nineteen Mississippi High School Baseball players were named to the State Games of Mississippi All-star Baseball team following tryouts at East Central Community College on June 6. The team, coached by Chris Ball from Heritage Academy, Cole Surrell from Winona…