Former ECCC Warrior Park Stevens mourned by hundreds

Several hundred mourners paid last respects to former East Central Community College football player Park Stevens who was laid to rest Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Columbus.

Stevens, 20, lost his life July 3 after … Read more

Father and sons enjoyed fishing at Dean Park

(By Elmetra Patterson)


Dean Park, the beautiful park on Hwy 15 South in the Center Ridge Community, has a lot of activities going on this summer. Eric McCarter, Sr. with sons Eric, Jr. and Nigel came from Starkville to … Read more

Chancellor competes with notable success

Dale Chancellor of Macon, MS, recently competed in the MS High School Rodeo Finals in Hattisburg. MS. Only the top four in each event advance to the National Finals in Rock Springs, Wyoming, scheduled for late July. At the national … Read more

Military notes- Correction

Army Spec. Stephen J. Thames

Army Spec. Stephen J. Thames has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, … Read more

Louisville graduates honored

(By Elmetra Patterson)


The graduates in the photo above were honored at Holy Ghost Temple, a non-Denominational church, on Sunday, June 30, 2013, during the morning worship service. Sister Deborah Eichelberger-Green was the inspirational guest speaker. Her message to … Read more

It’s not too late to register for fall classes

Students planning to enroll at East Central Community College for the 2013 fall semester are encouraged to attend registration/orientation activities Friday, July 12, on the Decatur campus. Those registering may arrive anytime between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Prospective students … Read more