Monthly Archives: October 2013

Thames named to ECCC Athletic Hall of Fame

  Marcus Thames is the only former East Central Community College baseball player to experience a 15-year career in Major League Baseball. Not only did he “experience” a long career, his first at-bat resulted in a home run and he…

ECCC Plans Homecoming 5K

The seventh annual East Central Community College 5K Run/Walk and inaugural Kids’ One-Mile Fun Run officially begins Homecoming Day activities scheduled Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, on the Decatur campus. The run/walk gets under way at 7:30 a.m. on the North…

WMC celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

From press reports   Winston Medical Center wants to encourage women to get their mammograms because early detection is a woman’s best protection. The American Cancer Society estimates that 2,080 new cases of breast cancer will occur in Mississippi for…

Sports schedules

SATURDAY, OCT. 5 Prep Softball TBA — East Webster Tournament (East Webster, Eupora, French Camp, Noxapater, Nanih Waiya entered) College Football TBA — LSU at MSU TBA — Ole Miss at Auburn 3 p.m. — Florida International at USM MONDAY,…

Education notes

Emerald Barrett Emerald Barrett, is the daughter of Joe and T. J. Barrett of Noxapater, MS and LeNisha and Scotty Tanner of Ethel, MS is a senior of Mississippi. State Universityy majoring in Animal and Dairy Science. She is a…

Obituaries

 Ms. Charlotte Lynn Moore Funeral services for Ms. Charlotte Lynn Moore was held at 10 am Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Danny Chaney and Jerry Wilson officiating and graveside was Rev. John Stephens. Interment…