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Pictured in Photo: Jennifer Kemp, Magee Elementary; Angela Monk, Magee Elementary; Marla Davis, Mississippi Department of Education; Marsha Roeland, Nanih Waiya; Janice Franklin, Neshoba Central; Debora McMahon, Neshoba Central; Thomas Lewis, Northeast Jones; Angela McDaniel, Pearl Junior High; Kanisha Rankin, Pearl Junior High; Mary Tribble, Pearl Junior High; Jennifer Hite, Pearl Upper Elementary; Kristi McMillan, Pearl Upper Elementary; Heather O'Malley-Haycraft, Pearl Upper Elementary; Kreissa Reed, Pearl Upper Elementary; Amanda Shelton, Pearl Upper Elementary; Gigi Pitts, Pisgah Elementary; Laura Smith, Pisgah Elementary; Cynthia Archibald, Puckett Elementary; Corinne Mann, Puckett Elementary; Tana Duckworth, Raleigh Elementary; Beth McGuire, Raleigh Elementary; Shellia Jackson, Ackerman Elementary; Schletha Brooks-Baker, Bentonia Gibbs Elementary; Stephanie Goss, Betty Mae Jack Middle; Dana Gates, Bolton-Edwards Elementary; Emily Lingle, Brandon Middle School; Molly Pillow, Brandon Middle School; Tina Bazor, Clara School; Alisha Davis, Columbus Alternative; Teresa Mackey, East Jones Elementary; Jennifer Mozingo, East Jones Elementary; Stephanie Noble, Franklin Upper Elementary; Kalissa Johnson, Hatley Elementary; Bonny Kennedy, Hatley Elementary; Joseph Charlton, Highland Bluff Elementary; Diane Beavers, Laurel Middle School; Joyce Sanders. Laurel Middle School; Franchell Thomas, Laurel Middle School; Maureen Johnson, Manchester Academy; Kristi Richardson, Richton Middle School; Shellia Jackson, Ackerman Elementary; Schletha Brooks-Baker, Bentonia Gibbs Elementary; Deborah French, Sebastopol; Betsy Wilson, Sebastopol.

4th through 8th grade teachers from across Mississippi attended the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) RIDES training at the Rankin County School District Headquarters. The teachers participated in two days of high-energy, hands-on training from RIDES trainers who are actively … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 06/24/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Friends of Legion State Park held their annual picnic on Thursday, June 18, 2015 in the historic Lodge. It did not seem like a picnic (held inside) when the Park … Read more

Bring down the flag, bring up the view of Mississippi

Wyatt Emmerich

By Wyatt Emmerich

Publisher of the Northside Sun and owner of Emmerich Newspapers.

A flag is supposed to be a symbol of unity. A flag should inspire loyalty. People should feel called to rally around a flag. A flag that … Read more

Wildcats set to host 13-game hoops event Tuesday

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School basketball program will be hosting a day of summer league basketball at the Eiland Middle School gymnasium beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.

Teams from LHS, Starkville, Leake County, Eupora, … Read more

Education notes – 06/24/15

Hinds CC names Spring 2015 President’s Scholars
The following area students have been named Hinds Community College President’s Scholars for the 2015 Spring semester:
Demario Eichelberger of Louisville MS (39339)
Joleigh Wilkes of Noxapater MS (39346)
President’s Scholars are those … Read more

Game times set for first three MSU, Ole Miss football games

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss will be playing football late into the night this season if the early-season schedule is andy indication of what 2015 has to hold.

The Southeastern Conference announced its … Read more

Two ECCC teams claim NJCAA academic honors

From school reports

DECATUR — East Central Community College’s women’s soccer and softball teams have been named best in the nation in their respective sports for academic excellence by the National Junior College Athletic Association for 2014-15.

The East Central … Read more

Only 6 of Mississippi’s 50 snakes are poisonous

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer

The problem most people encounter with snakes is the ability to properly identify them. Of the 50 plus species of snakes found in Mississippi, only six are poisonous.

They are the copperhead, … Read more