Category: News

ECCC Alumni Board Making Plans for 2015 Events

Seated from left are ECCC staff members Misty Smith, 2014-15 faculty club president, and Dr. Teresa Houston, vice president for instruction; Dayna Morgan, Neshoba County representative; Jeanette Thrash of Decatur, Alumni Association president; Ann Burkes of Decatur, Newton County representative; and Dr. Stacey Hollingsworth, executive director for Foundation and Alumni Relations. Standing from left are Pete Lucovich of Carthage, Leake County representative; Paul Chamblee, Association secretary; Bruce Lee of Louisville, Winston County representative; Harvey Trapp of Decatur, Newton County representative; Dr. Bob Tom Johnson of Forest, Association past president; Dr. Randall Lee, ECCC vice president for student services; ECCC President Dr. Billy Stewart; and Jerald Everett of Clinton and Bart Gregory of Starkville, both out-of-district representatives. Dr. Stewart also addressed the group and provided an update.

The East Central Community College Alumni Association Board recently held its spring semester meeting on the Decatur campus. Topics of discussion included the annual MS Community College Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, scheduled Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the … Read more

WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate homes

Representing Bethany Presbyterian Church U.S.A. and other Presbyterian Church Gloria Turnipseed gives Rev. Mike Dowd of Winston Strong a check for over $11,000.

From staff reports
The community-based recovery fund “Winston Strong” in conjunction with Mennonite Disaster Services completed another home and dedicated it Monday, Feb. 23.

MDS and WinstonStrong presented keys to Rita Harris whose home was destroyed April 28 when the … Read more

Walking in Wellness kicks off another year

Gloria Turnipseed, Felicia Johnson, Anthony Triplett and Maria Triplett are ready for a healthy lifestyle with excercise and proepr nutrition.

The Fourth Annual Walking in Wellness event was held at Ivy Park in Louisville in February.

In attendance were Evangelist Maria Triplett, Gloria Turnipseed, Felicia Johnson and Anthony Triplett.

Maria Triplett began the program four years ago in conjunction with … Read more

Kemper learning

Career Fair 2015 picture

John C. Stennis Vocational Complex-Kemper County Schools
Career And Technical Students From John C. Stennis Vocational Complex In Dekalb, Ms, Recently Enjoyed Career Day At The Complex Feb. 20. Representatives From Emcc, Msu, Tyson Foods, … Read more

Pet of the week – 03/04/2015

pet of week photo

Lily is a spayed shepherd/retriever mix. She is great around the other dogs in the shelter. Lily has been in the shelter for several months, so we need to find a great home for her!  … Read more

Mt. Moriah goes Blue

Sis. Lucile Metts and Pastor Benjamin M. Pittman

March is colon cancer awareness month.  The awareness color for colon cancer is blue. The Mt. Moriah M.B. Church Healthy Living Ministry and congregation are going blue for the month to bring awareness and education for colon cancer.  Members are … Read more

Winston County District 4 Supervisor Gloria Turnipseed Announces Candidacy


Winston County District 4 Supervisor Gloria Turnipseed is officially announcing candidacy (2nd term) for Supervisor of District 4 in Winston County.

I am the first African American female serving on the Winston County Board of Supervisors. This journey began in … Read more

Bringing smiles


Connie Estes, Registrar Winston Guards #2643 United Daughters of the Confederacy, … Read more