Category: News

ECCC Cheer Clinics offered beginning Jan. 31

Students interested in trying out for the 2016-2017 cheerleading squad at East Central Community College in Decatur are invited to participate in free stunt clinics beginning Jan. 31.

New director targets nutrition, health issues

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Sylvia Byrd is committed to improving the nutrition and health of low-resource households through her efforts as the new project director for the Mississippi State University Extension Service Office of Nutrition Education.

News of the Past – 01/27/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago –January 28, 1916 [ This edition was not available for review on microfilm .] 75 Years Ago…

East Mississippi Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation recognized

The local East Mississippi Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation was recently recognized for their achievements at the Mississippi NWTF Awards Banquet in Jackson by winning 6 awards. Last year, the local chapter received 2 awards, including the North…

The University of Mississippi Honor/Dean Rolls

The University of Missisippi recently released its Honor/Dean Rolls for the Fall Semester of 2015. Here is a list of local students who made the list. All the students are from Louisville.

Newman scores 25 to push Bulldogs past Ole Miss

From school reports STARKVILLE – Growing up in the state of Mississippi, Malik Newman and Quinndary Weatherspoon were both aware of the Mississippi State-Ole Miss rivalry before taking the floor at the Humphrey Coliseum. When the lights came on and…

Editorial Roundup – 01/27/2016

Eaton a victim of ‘home cooking’ It was clear from the start that the Republicans in the state House of Representatives were going to figure out a way to overturn an election in east Mississippi that kept them one vote…

Jail Docket – 01/27/2016

Jan. 12 James M. Little, 2/26/81, WM, W-11 Gregory, WSO, auto burglary Eric M. Holmes, 08/25/79, BM, WSO, bond re-write Jan. 13 Kipp McRorey, 01/20/96, WM, W-6 Lee, WSO, old fines Jan. 14 Markeith Fleming, 01/23/89, WM, A-11 Faulkner, holding…

Registration open for ECCC’s Spring Intensive

It’s not too late to register for classes at East Central Community College in Decatur for the Spring 2016 Intensive Term II on-campus courses and the Spring 2016 Intensive Term II online courses. The last day to register for on-campus…

Let’s be Neighbors – 01/27/2016

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community. My apologies to Editor Joseph McCain and any readers of this column who might have looked for it in recent weeks. Due to ill health, I have failed to submit an…