Category: News

Awarded

Raychal Reed of Louisville is the recipient of the Winifred Hill Boyd Graduate Scholarship, awarded from the Kappa Delta Foundation. This is an annual award for female graduate students who are active Kappa Delta Sorority members pursuing a degree in…

Graduates

These East Central Community College graduates were honored Tuesday, May 3, 2016, during the college’s annual Associate Degree Nursing Pinning Ceremony held in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Mississippi First Lady Deborah Bryant was the keynote speaker. Pictured are…

Check it out- Fiction

The following FICTION books are now available for checkout at the library: David Baldacci – The Last Mile Erick Jerome Dickey – The Blackbirds Stuart Woods – Family Jewels Amanda Quick – ‘Til Death Do Us Part Ann B. Ross…

Kate Armstrong joins the staff of WMC

Kate Armstrong is a family nurse practitioner with experience in acute and chronic care. She has received bachelors’ degrees from Liberty University and the University of Southern Maine. She earned her MSN degree from Frontier Nursing University. She is certified through the American Academy of Nurse…

Tradition of Spring horse showing continues for local youth

From press reports For the past six years the Culwell brothers, Julius and Robert Culwell, have kicked off the spring by showing their horses at the local color breed horse show. The tradition continued this year with the brothers traveling…

Annual Red Hills Festival upcoming May 27

From staff reports The Winston County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for a great Red Hills Arts and Crafts Festival this year. The event is scheduled for May 28 during the annual Memorial Day Weekend. The festival will feature…

Park University graduates announced

Park University held its May 2016 Kansas City Area Commencement ceremony on May 7 at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo. The University had 665 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — 229 students received a master’s…

Juneteenth Day History celebration set for June 4

From press reports Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas.…

Dowd selected for disaster relief program

By Gwen Sisson Mike Dowd has found that disaster relief can be “a bit addictive.” “Helping people in need is such a blessing,” Dowd said. “This new position gives me the opportunity to pay forward what I have learned during…