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Harvest Festival set for October 12

By Sylvia Dickson

 

Think October: fall settling on the air…temperatures dropping…leaves turning gold, red, yellow and orange…marshmallow roasting and storytelling by the campfire…and French Camp Harvest Festival.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 is the date for the French Camp Harvest … Read more

County residents helping OCC

From press reports

 

Operation Christmas Child is in full swing in Winston County.

“Let’s get started working on our boxes,” said the committee

Operation Christmas Collection Week is November 18- 25, 2013. Be prepared; pack a shoebox for a … Read more

Let’s Park

Lynne Cunningham provides an update on the happenings at Legion State Park.

Legion State Park Friends Meet

The Friends of the Legion State Park held a quarterly meeting at the Legion Lodge on September 12 at 10:00 a.m. The primary … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more