Category: News

A look at Martin Luther King, Jr. as his birthday approaches

During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, African Americans achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the … Read more

ECCC First Pitch Dinner set for Jan. 30

From school reports

DECATUR — Members of the 2016 East Central Community College baseball team will receive special recognition Saturday, Jan. 30, when the annual First Pitch Dinner is held on the Decatur campus.

Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. in … Read more

Grant helps local students pursue medical dreams

Submitted

High school juniors in Winston County considering medical careers in their home state have the opportunity to take part in an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University.

The five-week Rural Medical Scholars summer program at MSU … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/13/2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13
College Basketball
8 p.m.— Ole Miss at LSU

THURSDAY, JAN. 14
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Columbus Christian
Junior College Basketball… Read more

EMCC legend Randall Bradberry returns as AD

From school reports

SCOOBA – One of the most respected people among Mississippi’s junior college ranks is returning to the Scooba campus, as former East Mississippi Community College standout quarterback/head football coach Dr. Randall Bradberry has been hired as the … Read more

WCSHC hosts Youth Conference set

From press reports

The Winston County Self Help Cooperative will host its 9th Annual Savings Rural America & Youth Conference on January 22 at the Louisville Coliseum at 7:30 p.m.

The theme for this year’s conference is “Passing the Torch, … Read more

Final ACA Healthcare Seminar set for at library

The final Healthcare Seminar will be held at the Winston County Library on Friday, January 22, 2016, hosted by Diannae Campbell, Outreach and Enrollment Coordinator for East Central Mississippi Health Care.  She will be available from 11am-1pm to help people … Read more

Calendar of Events – 01/13/2016

New Dean Park Hours
The Dean Park Commissioners have set new hours for opening and closing of the park with the change of seasons.  … Read more

Two local people died vehicle accident Dec. 30

From press reports

In Kemper County, two women were killed in a single vehicle accident around 10:22 a.m. on Hwy. 397 near the Winston County line on Dec. 30.… Read more

Baking days after the holidays with it cold outside

Over the past couple of months I have been doing a lot of baking and cooking. Much of the reason has to do with the holidays, but I really enjoy being in the kitchen. This week my mom, Kathy Johnson, … Read more