Category: News

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

New circuit judge named by the Governor for Winston, others

Mitchell

From Press Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed George Mitchell Jr. of Eupora as Circuit Court Judge for the 5th Circuit Court District, which includes Webster, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Montgomery and Winston counties.… Read more

WA Patriots take road win over Newton Academy

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Patriots improved to 3-9 on the season with a 48-41 win over homestanding Newton County Academy on Thursday.

WA jumped out to an 18-6 first-quarter lead and was up 32-14 at … Read more

Governor Bryant names new MEMA Director

Gov. Phil Bryant has named Col. Lee Smithson as incoming Executive Director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). Current MEMA Executive Director Robert Latham is retiring effective Jan. 31 and Col. Smithson will begin on Feb. 1. He is … Read more