Local graduate aiming for film breakthrough

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Writer and director Johnson Thomasson, a Grace Christian graduate and graduate of Mississippi State University, leads a team of Mississippi’s best filmmakers on the production of “Headrush,” a science-fiction short film this summer.

With an original screenplay … Read more

Locals take top honor at State Flower Show

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The Garden Clubs of Mississippi, Inc. held the State Flower Show on June 9, 2012 at Whitehead Advanced Technology Center, Jones County Junior College in Ellisville. The show was from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. It was … Read more

Calendar of Events

Summer Breeze Revival June 20 Ebenezer Church of God in Christ at 688 Bethany Ebenezer Road announces and invites all people to our annual “Summer Breeze” revival services beginning June 20 thru June 22 at 7:30 p.m. Special prayer time … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – June 21, 1912 NOXAPATER: We welcome home Mr. Floyd Estes and his new bride. – Mr. Earl Ingram and Miss Ethel Barnes of Plattsburg were visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Claud Mitchell this … Read more

ECCC offers truckdriving program throughout district

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Earn your CDL by letting us bring the training to you at our Decatur, Louisville, and Philadelphia locations. To be eligible, you must be at least seventeen years old for an Intrastate License; twenty-one years old for … Read more

Phishing scam attempt made on Citizen Bank customers

In recent days, attempts have been made by individuals not associated with The Citizens Bank in any way, to extract personal banking information, by phone, from bank customers. These calls originate from telephone scam artists who are involved in “phishing” … Read more

ECCC offers apprenticeship program at training center

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Instruction in the Core and Level 1 Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship Program, a program designed to provide training for an entry level multi-craft maintenance technician, is being offered at East Central Community College’s Integrated Technologies Training Center in … Read more