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On board

Seated, second from left, is Mary Snow who is 1st Vice President of the Association and is in line to be President next year.  She and her husband, Johnny Snow, who is a Past President of the Association, are owners of The Jewel Shoppe, The Diamond Store.

Mississippi Jewelers Officers and Board of Directors 2015-2016
This past week, Mississippi Jewelers Association traveled to Lafayette, Louisiana for their 2015 Convention as well as participated in a gathering of jewelers from around the world. It was an opportunity to … Read more

2015 ECCC Wall O’ Sound to present ‘One Hit Wonders’

Members of the 2015 ECCC Wall O’ Sound Marching Band are shown during their annual “Show and Tell” performance at the conclusion of pre-season band camp.

Fans of the East Central Community College Wall O’ Sound Marching Band can look forward to “fun entertainment” during the 2015 marching season, according to Ed Girling, interim director of bands.

Girling said, “Our halftime show is titled ‘One Hit … Read more

Col. Anthony Brown retires from Army after 28 years of service

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Before a large audience of family members, friends and coworkers, Colonel Anthony Brown, former Project Manager for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), retired from the US Army after 28 years of service (effective October 31, 2015) .  MDA Deputy … Read more

Samaritan’s Purse hosts home dedication

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From press and staff reports

Samaritan’s Purse welcomed home Richard and Sandra Moncrief on Tuesday, August 18.
The Moncrief’s lost their home in the April 28, 2014 tornado.

The dedication ceremony began with a welcome and prayer by Hubert Yates. … Read more

Reed brothers honored for music

Reed Brothers performing.

From staff reports

The Reed Brothers of Louisville have become an overnight success in the country gospel music world.
And it only took the quartet 24 years of hard work to pull it off.

The brothers, Nick, Boo, Ray and … Read more

History comes to life for Youth Tour students

Philip Evans of Ackerman posing with Stephen Colbert wax figure.

By Brad Barr, 4-County Electric Power Association

For a group of excited Mississippi high school students, history pages came to life during their recent tour of Washington, D.C.

A visual journey of our nation’s monuments brought the pages of their … Read more

Early mistakes cost Tigers in loss to strong EW team

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr knew his Tigers would be facing a challenge when they hosted East Webster on Friday night, and he was correct.

The Wolverines scored 35 points in the first … Read more

Louisville native Dr. Stephen Mitchell named to Leadership Optometry Class


MADISON, MS – Dr. Stephen Mitchell, a native of Louisville,  of Eye Care Associates of Laurel and Ellisvi have been named to the Mississippi Optometric Association’s (MOA) first Leadership Optometry Class. The program is aimed at developing and training the … Read more

Roberts gets first start in EMCC’s 69-20 win over Southwest

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Wyatt Roberts avoiding a tackle

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — Former Louisville High School standout Wyatt Roberts put together a solid performance in his first collegiate start, leading homestanding East Mississippi Community College to a 69-20 win over Southwest Mississippi Community College … Read more