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Way we were by Anna Jean Allen

Leland Bennett Brasfield, 1890-1974 Sallie Mae Brasfield, 1888-1978

Those of you who are around my age will remember Leland and Sallie Mae Brasfield. Those of you who are younger missed knowing two of the most unforgettable characters who ever lived … Read more

Twins turn Seventy

From press reports

Annette and Jeanette Buckalew were born on May 3, 1942, in Fulton, Alabama, to Mattie Bell and Barney Buckalew. They celebrated their 70th birthday with a host of family members on May 5, 2012 at the home … Read more

Third straight year as a Top 200 Bank

From press reports

PHILADELPHIA – In challenging economic times, many consumers and business owners across the nation are keeping a close on the fiscal strength and integrity of their financial institutions.

In central and south Mississippi, however, there is particularly … Read more

Tummy Safe Class and Exam offered July 26

Rita Tanksley Area Agent/Child & Family Development

Tummy Safe is a food certification course for childcare providers. Tummy Safe offers 6 contact hours for child care providers who complete the course, and offers certification status for those that take and … Read more

New 911 service soon to be implemented

From staff and press reports

City of Louisville and Winston County prior to the new year adopted InterAct’s Next-Generation 9-1-1 Emergency Response System to replace and upgrade the former 911 system.

The City of Louisville and Winston County purchased the … Read more

Area student attends Leadership Program

Kenny Wright recently attended the Mississippi HOBY Site of the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar. Kenny joined more than 200 other young leaders representing as many high schools from throughout Mississippi.

Representing Winston Academy High School, Kenny is the … Read more

Economy encourages some to find ways to save

From press and staff reports

With many Mississippians struggling to find the money to keep both the car and the family budget running smoothly, ways to save a few dollars can come in handy.

As many struggle to keep their … Read more

ECCC offers apprenticeship program at Training Center

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 Choctaw.

Registration will … Read more