Category: News

WMC adds COO

Ivy

From staff reports

Winston Medical Center welcomes Octavius Ivy to serve as its new Chief Operating Officer.

“We are fortunate to find someone with Octavius’ qualifications,” said Paul Black, CEO of Winston Medical Center. “He will be an asset to … Read more

Senator Ward Awarded

Retiring Senate President Pro Tempore Giles Ward admires the Senate Resolution presented him on Friday, December 18, 2015, by Senator Terry C. Burton, a member of the Rules Committee and Lt. … Read more

CodeRED available to Winston residents

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By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Winston County Emergency Management Agency Director Buddy King and the Winston County Board of Supervisors are proud to announce the CodeRED emergency notification plan to assist with warning residents of severe weather is … Read more

Jesse Hosket signs to play football for Southeast Missouri

Hosket

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

After a frustrating freshman year at Itawamba Community College in 2014, former French Camp Academy football standout Jesse Hosket transferred to East Central Community College for the 2015 season and found a home.… Read more

ECCC Students Selected for Who’s Who

These students at East Central Community College in Decatur were recently named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Community/Junior Colleges for 2015. Students were nominated by faculty and staff and are chosen based on academic achievement and involvement in … Read more

Helping others in the season of giving

Pine Grove United Methodist481

Members of Piney Grove United Methodist Church in Winston County recently collected items and packed 50 food boxes for those in need in the area. The boxes were provided to persons in Winston, Choctaw, Neshoba, Leake and Noxubbee counties.… Read more

East Mississippi Community College awards 375 diplomas to summer and fall graduates

EMCC, fall graduation

East Mississippi Community College awarded 375 associate’s degrees and vocational certificates during two graduation ceremonies held Dec. 11 to honor its summer and fall graduates.

The first ceremony, at 2 p.m., included graduates from EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus, Columbus Air … Read more