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Jones receives scholarship

Jones Receives Boswell Memorial Scholarship Michael Jones (left), a graduate of Nanih Waiya High School, is the recipient of the Ernest Harrison Boswell Memorial Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. He is pictured with Carolyn Huey, a member…

Summer fun and reading

Black Girls Read is a summer reading program for middle and high school girls. This program started on June 6. It is held each Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., June 6 – July 25, 2015. 

Local author Booth announces newbook ‘Popcorn Millie meets Raze Tillie’

From press reports/ Submitted Recent release ‘Popcorn Millie Meets Roze Tillie” from Page Publishing author Rhonda Booth is a heartfelt children’s book that encourages families to mourn and find faith to when dealing with a death. Rhonda Booth, a devoted…

McCool receives

McCool Receives Wilks-Palmer Scholarship Katie McCool (left), a graduate of Winston Academy, is the recipient of the Wilks-Palmer Scholars Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Helping others could solve a lot of issues

A wise, old black man walked into the Journal office a couple years back. He didn’t stay long, but what he had to say really stuck with me. I didn’t recognize him at first with his long beard and he…

Mayes Scholarship

Doster Receives Mayes Memorial Scholarship Hallie Doster (right), a graduate of Noxapater High School, is the recipient of the Thomas Rudolph Mayes Memorial Scholarship at East Central Community College. She is pictured with donor representative Jackie Etie during the annual

Ward scholarship

Johnson Receives Captain Charles E. Ward Scholarship Madison Johnson (center), a graduate of Nanih Waiya High School, is the recipient of the Captain Charles E. Ward USN/RET Memorial Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. She is pictured with…

Womble gets scholarship

Womble Receives Hudspeth Scholarship Steven Womble (left), a graduate of Winston Academy, is the recipient of the Hudspeth Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. He is pictured with Carolyn Huey, a member of the college’s Foundation Board of…

Supervisors scholarship winners

Receive Mississippi Association of Supervisors Scholarships Winston County residents (from left) Brantlie Sheets of Nanih Waiya, Colby Jones of Noxapater and Kiaa Haynes of Grace Christian School are the recipients of Mississippi Association of Supervisors Community College Scholarships at East…