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ECCC 2014 Academic All-Americans_6186(June2014)

ECCC Student-Athletes Receiving NJCAA Academic Honors
These former student-athletes at East Central Community College in Decatur were recognized for their academic success in 2013-2014 by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The NJCAA honors are presented in… Read more

JOY weeks after the F-4 tornado hit

Harmony 5908 brings good tidings by presenting a check for $500. to the Girl Scout Troop 2012 of Louisville, MS - a jester of love. 
(photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

by Elmetra Patterson

This is a joyful story of a girl scout troop who brought JOY to a devastated community – Center Ridge and Dean Park.
This community as well as many others were declared a disaster by President Barack … Read more

EMCC presents pathways, programs in West Point

EMCC WP MTE Session 1

From press reports

WEST POINT – There is more than one way to obtain the skills employers want. And East Mississippi Community College’s Manufacturing Technology and Engineering team was in West Point last night to present the various pathways to … Read more

ECCC awards

(EC Photo)

These students were recipients of various technical program awards during the annual East Central Community College Awards Day ceremonies held May 1, 2014, in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Students and their respective awards include… Read more

Wedding – Yarbrough-McMahan

Paul McMahan / Dana Yarbrough

Danny Yarbrough and Ann Shaw Yarbrough proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Dana Elizabeth Yarbrough, to Paul Matthew McMahan, son of Micky and Karen McMahan, of Little Rock.
The bride-elect is … Read more

Wedding – Wilson-Hill

Jeremy Hill / Olivia Wilson

Mr. and Mrs. Bryan D. Wilson of Houston, Texas are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Olivia Elizabeth Wilson, to Jeremy Quinton Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Quinton Hill of Louisville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter … Read more

MSU historical equipment restored by local company

A staff member from Taylor Machine Works lifts a 1948 log loader to transport it to the company’s Louisville, Miss., headquarters for restoration.  (File Photo by MSU Forest Operations/Misty Booth)

MISSISSIPPI STATE — A 66-year-old piece of forestry equipment on display at Mississippi State University is being restored by the company that built it.
The Logger’s Dream is a 1948 log loader manufactured by Louisville, Mississippi-based Taylor Machine Works. The … Read more

Log jam

(photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

On Friday, June 5, 2014, Supervisor Gloria Turnipseed met with Willie T. Eichelberger, Vice President of the Dean Park Commission, Elmetra Patterson of Friends of Dean Park, Inc.  and several Mennonites to discuss the progress of … Read more