News

NRCS assists farmers affected by tornados

During the recent storms in Mississippi, hundreds of individuals and business were affected by powerful tornados. Many counties in the state were declared disaster areas, qualifying them for federal disaster assistance. The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation … Read more

Mississippi Disaster Survivors: Check on a contractor before signing

Disaster survivors should check a contractor’s credentials before signing a rebuilding contract. The Mississippi Board of Contractors cautions that fraudulent contractors are contacting survivors and asking them to sign contracts in the amount of their entire homeowner insurance benefit.
Residential … Read more

Let’s be neighbors

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.

Just so the readers of this column know that I will continue to write when I have something to interest you.
The April 28th tornado has been such a blow to … Read more

ECCC Softball Camp Set June 9-10

A softball camp for ages 7-15 will be held June 9-10, 2014, at East Central Community College in Decatur, announced Kristin Chaney, ECCC head softball coach.
Activities are planned from 9 a.m. to noon each day at the Lady Warrior … Read more

ECCC announces summer orientation sessions

New and transfer students planning to attend fall 2014 fall classes at East Central Community College are encouraged to attend one of four orientation and registration sessions scheduled this summer on the Decatur campus.
The four sessions will be held … Read more

Calendar of events

Louisville Historic Preservation to hold meeting

The Louisville Historic Preservation will hold a meeting on May 30 at 2 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce building.

Middleton Methodist Church to host memorial services

Middleton Methodist Church will host… Read more

ECCC Workforce Development offers OSHA ‘HAZWOPER’ Training

From press reports

OSHA HAZWOPER, training for Hazardous Waste Operations Workers, is being offered at Taylor Machine Works in Louisville through the East Central Community College Workforce Development Center. This 24-hour course provides training in remediation and clean-up of an … Read more

ECCC camps offered this summer in June

Area young athletes will have an opportunity to sharpen their baseball skills by participating in the 2014 East Central Community College Summer Baseball Camp scheduled June 11-12 (Wednesday-Thursday) at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.
Registration is set for 8:30 … Read more