Community Helpers at Headstart

Captain Vernon Eichelberger talks with the students

Press reports During the fall 2013, Winston County Complex Headstart’s staff organized a Community Helpers Week.  The purpose was to introduce different community helpers to the children and to their parents for them to gain a ‘helper friendly attitude’.  The…

Black history program held at HeadStart


From staff reports The Winston County Complex Head Start recently celebrated Black History month with a special program.  Mrs. Mattie Cooper, regional administrator greeted everyone.  Cooper stated that she was “well pleased with the children and the presentation that they…

ECCC Student Newspaper Staff receives awards

Award-Winning Newspaper Staff
Members of East Central Community College’s newspaper staff display various awards presented at the O.C. McDavid Journalism Conference held March 27, 2014 at the Mississippi Craft Center in Ridgeland. Pictured (front row, from left) DeeJay Rolison of Hickory, editor Madison Herrington of Union and Dominick Fields of Forest; (second row, from left) cartoonist Claire Griffin of Decatur, Conor Bell of Carthage, opinions editor Will Stokes of Philadelphia, Candice Stewart of Morton and Madison Barnett, Noxapater; and (back row, from left) design editor Payton Smith of Forest, Ashley Bozeman of Decatur and Kimberly Harrison of Forest. (EC Photo)

From press reports East Central Community College’s student newspaper, The Tom-Tom, was among the top student newspapers in the state recognized during the 2014 O.C. McDavid Journalism Conference held March 27, 2014 at the Mississippi Craft Center in Ridgeland. East…

Happy Easter! Brock’s New Picks for a great Easter

In times like these, I miss my overseas trips to France and England, and especially to Italy.  Since it is almost Easter, and we Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ, there are many possibilities for a good Easter lunch—after church service,…

WA Special Olympics

SO 2

Winston Academy held the WA Special Olympics on April 3 on the school’s campus. The event featured athletes participating in 10 M, 25M, 50M, 100M, 200M, and 400M races, as well as Softball throw, tennis ball throw, shot put, and…

WMC hosts egg hunt


Winston Medical Center hosted an egg hunt for children from First Baptist and Tot Spot Daycares on April 9, 2014. The children and daycare workers were invited to come and hunt eggs that were dyed by

Pet of the week

Pet of the week Blue

Blue is one of the many animals available for adoption at Louisville animal control.  He is a young, adult, mixed breed

Coach Dungy talks

Dungy talks with the Hudspeth family.

Coach Dungy Addresses Sold-Out Crowd for ECCC Event Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy was the featured speaker for an East Central Community College-sponsored event held Friday, March 28 at the Neshoba County Coliseum in Philadelphia. Coach Dungy talked about the…