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‘Home for Christmas’ and other events upcoming


From press and staff reports

The 17th Annual Carl Jackson “Home for Christmas” benefit concert is set for Saturday, December 14.

The event will consist of two shows with one at 4p.m. and the other following at 7 p.m. in … Read more

ECCC Warriors

(first row, from left) Emily Shoemake of Conehatta, Kimberly Harrison of Forest, Grayson Harrell of Morton, Hannah May of Little Rock, Nat Reed of Nanih Waiya, Anna Claire Webb of Noxapater, Kaylee Yates of Decatur, Jade Smith of Louisville, Keri Ann Mayfield of Union, Layne Lepard of Philadelphia, Jenny Grove of Forest, Bridgette McFarland of Philadelphia, Brittany Rawson of Forest, and Megan Robinson of Nanih Waiya; (second row, from left) Haley Pierce of Noxapater (Co-President), Jordan Alonso of Chunky, Morgan Orr of Louisville, Emily Cook of Carthage, Sydney Keith of Philadelphia, Madelon Taylor of Louisville, Amy Hall of Nanih Waiya, Madison Barnett of Noxapater, Lindsay Hedge of Forest, Kimberly Talbert of Philadelphia, Samantha Morgan of Louisville, Cara Jackson of Nanih Waiya, Savannah Alawine of Philadelphia, Kaitlin Smith and Madison Pettigrew, both of Forest; Lalah McMullan of Decatur, and Jenna Lovorn of Louisville; (third row, from left) Daniel Giles of Union, Mackenzie Gannon of Decatur, Mikayla May of Chunky, Kaitlyn Blue of Ellisville, Allison Johnson of Philadelphia, Kristen Gordy of Forest, Kaley Bufkin of Decatur, Shelly Dowell of Lena, Warner Parkes of Nanih Waiya (President), Lauren Cantey of Collinsville, Karla Higginbotham, Logan Gregory and Leslie Estes, all of Nanih Waiya; Hannah Mitchell of Meridian, and Joelie Hill and Madelyn Peterson, both of Louisville; and (top row, from left) Alana Kron of Decatur, Skylar Davidson of Morton, Chase McNair of Philadelphia, Keifer Wolfe and Anthony Emmons, both of Lake; Bryan Burton and Zach Allen, both of Louisville; Devin Skinner and Ryan Gardner, both of Philadelphia; Brady McElhenney of Union, Channing Parkes of Nanih Waiya, Ben Pace of Philadelphia, Kardarius McClendon of Lake, Carson Vanderporten of Philadelphia, Brody Richardson of Louisville, Jessica Moffett of Meridian, and Macken’z Smith of Philadelphia. Student Services staff members Lanette Hanna and Romonica Evans serve as sponsors. (EC PHOTO)

These are members of the 2014-15 East Central Community College Warrior Corps, a select group of students who assist in recruiting and serve as hosts for special events on the Decatur campus. Members and their respective hometowns include … Read more

Mullen and Freeze transform teams

Ole Miss head football coach Huge Freeze leads his Rebels onto the field at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium prior to the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide. 
(Photo/The Chronicle, James Pugh)

By Charlie Smith
Emmerich Newspapers

Dan Mullen and Hugh Freeze aren’t completely different.

Both head coaches were early adopters of the fast-paced, spread option offenses that now dominate college football.

Demographically, they fit the same profile: youthful family men with … Read more

Eulls tackles make a difference in game and life

Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace (14) passes as Mississippi State defensive lineman Kaleb Eulls (92) rushes him during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

By Taylor Hawkins
Emmerich Newspapers

Through his first three years at Mississippi State, Kaleb Eulls has recorded 84 tackles, and by the first week of November, he had already added another 27.

Some of those tackles were bigger than others, … Read more

Rebels’ ‘Possum’ torn by historic season

Buster Wolfe
Emmerich Newspapers

COLUMBIA — Richard “Possum” Price is an Ole Miss Rebel, red and blue through and through. He was a lineman on two of the school’s three national championship football teams under iconic coach Johnny Vaught.

However, … Read more

Much needed SUccess

Mississippi State University quarterback Dak Prascott points to fans after scoring a touchdown against the Auburn Tigers. (Photo/The Chronicle, James Pugh)

MSU looking for division title

By Chris Whitaker
Emmerich Newspapers

Mississippi State’s best start in school history and first-ever No. 1 ranking took a blow with its 25-20 loss to Alabama on Nov. 15.

Despite the loss, though, the Bulldogs … Read more

Rebels ready to better banner year

Ole Miss Rebel Laquon Treadwell scores a touchdown against the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Ole Miss looks for standout win

By Josh Troy
Emmerich Newspapers

The Ole Miss Rebels are enjoying a banner season, thanks to a strong passing game by senior quarterback Bo Wallace and a defense that has allowed fewer points than … Read more

Winston Guards hold monthly meeting

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The Winston Guards chapter 2643 held its meeting at Lake Tiak O’Khata on November third. Pat Parrish of the Kosciusko Chapter was a guest at the meeting.

Following the meal Frances Woodruff presented a power point program on … Read more

Friends of Dean Park to host gratitude luncheon

Supervisor Gloria Turnipseed and Richard Moncrief, president of Friends of Dean Park, Inc. with applicants for National Emergency Grant (NEG) positions

By Elmetra Patterson

Friends of Dean Park, Inc. (Fodp) will have a ‘gratitude Luncheon’ on Wednesday, November 26, from Noon – 1:00 P.M. at Dean Park, 3850 Hwy 15 South, Louisville, Ms for employees paid From The National Emergency Grant … Read more

Raises funds

Sigma Sigma Mu Tau of ECCC raises money for Breast Cancer Research

ECCC Sigma Sigma Mu Tau Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Research

Members of East Central Community College’s Sigma Sigma Mu Tau healthcare organization raised … Read more