It’s Elementary – 10/29/2014


Jennie Caperton, Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

The 2nd Grade Reading Fair was held at Fair last Wednesday, October 22nd. We’d like to recognize our winners: 1st Place – Chawan Jernigan; … Read more

WA Patriots end season with a loss

QB Webb avoiding the tackle in an earlier game.

By Wendell Womack

The Winston Patriots opened the season with a victory and ended it with a loss.

The 2014 season saw the Patriots finish with a disappointing 2-8 record and a final game loss to the Canton Panthers, 38-7. … Read more

5k winners

Pictured are (seated, from left) Griffin Bailey of Decatur (Kids’ One-Mile Fun Run), Matthew Nowell of Philadelphia (Male 0-12), Kiersten Selman (Female 0-12) and Lori McMullan (Female 40-49), both of Decatur; Lanette Hanna of Louisville (Female Overall Masters) and Donna Luke Pierce of Philadelphia (Female Overall Grand Masters); and (standing, from left) Charlie Creel of Sebastopol (Male Overall Masters), Hunter Collins of Noxapater (Male 20-29), Jerry Lewis of Lake (Male 30-39), Krissi Munn of Decatur (Female Overall), Erin Thornton of Walnut Grove (Female 20-29), Amanda Lewis of Lake (Female 30-39), Becky Monk (Female Walker Overall) and Stacy Monk (Male 50-59), both of Hickory. ECCC instructors Scott Hill and Susan Fox-Smith served as co-chairmen of the annual event. (EC Photo)

ECCC Homecoming 5K Winners

These participants captured first-place honors in their respective divisions of the annual East Central Community College 5K Race held as part of Homecoming activities Saturday, October 11, 2014 on the Decatur campus.… Read more

Taylor Visitors

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FUTURE WELDERS –Students from John C. Stennis Vocational Complex-Kemper County Schools-visited Taylor Machine Works and the Big Red Fire Museum on Wednesday, Oct. 16. They all returned to campus with a greater knowledge about welding … Read more

Flag donation

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Woodmen of the World Area Manager Jerry Hemphill recently presented an American Flag to the Nanih Waiya Softball Team.… Read more

County donation

Pictured are Winston Co EMA Director Buddy King, Woodmen Area Manager Jerry Hemphill, and Winston Co Sheriff Jason Pugh.

Woodmen of the World Chapter 102 recently donated a TV to the Winston County EMA to replace one that was damaged.  This TV will enable the EMA to make presentations to county and city officials of possible emergencies and the … Read more

BCA support

Pictured are (first row, from left) instructor Christy Ferguson, Alisha Dunn of Philadelphia, Tiffany Watkins of Lawrence, Victoria Burt of Louisville, Leah Ferguson of Philadelphia, Angela Anderson of Decatur, Toretha Norman of Newton and staff members Shelia Stamper and Laura Thorne; and (second row, from left) staff members Sherrell Brown and Gina Mowdy, Roshumbria Nash of Carthage, Chireatha Drummond and Kimberly Watkins, both of Philadelphia; staff member Gennie Taylor, Tarra Hudson of Philadelphia, Kirstin Eversoll of Union and Layne Lepard of Philadelphia; and (back row, from left) instructors Christy Wilson, Marcia Russell and Valerie Nicholson, Kenshelsa Boyd of Carthage, Shanetria Ickom of Lake, Caleb Brown of Philadelphia, administrator Bubby Johnston, Virginia Easley of Philadelphia, Tracy Gray of Lake and CrisAnn Bryan of Philadelphia. “Think Pink Day” was sponsored by the College’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter. (EC PHOTO)

ECCC Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Numerous East Central Community College students, administrators, faculty and staff members show their support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing “pink” for “Think Pink Day” Thursday, October 16.… Read more

LHS Band competes in Region III Marching Band Festival

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Thousands of high school musicians converged on East Mississippi Community College’s Scooba campus Oct. 11 for the Region III Marching Band Festival.

Hosted by the Meridian High School Band Boosters, the annual gathering has been held at EMCC’s Sullivan-Windham Field … Read more