Ebonette Pageant winners recognized

From press reports

For more than thirty years, The Ebonette Club has sponsored the Miss Ebonette Scholarship Pageant. This year, fifteen seniors from Winston County participated in the local pageant. This event was held on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at … Read more

ECCC culinary course offers various career options

Love to cook? Is baking a favorite past time? Ever wonder how a restaurant makes that special sauce? Perhaps your future includes a career in culinary arts! East Central Community College in Decatur began offering a degree in Culinary Arts … Read more

Locals chosen for several ECCC groups

ECCC Ac’cents Selected for 2012-13 Members of the East Central Community College show choir, The Ac’cents, were recently announced for the 2012-13 term. Director Vicki Blaylock said, “There were more than 40 candidates who auditioned for a spot in the … Read more

Fortnightly Club elects officers

Submitted by Terry Cournoyer

The Louisville Fortnightly Club met Thursday, May 10 2012 at the home of Mrs. Andrew Eaves. Hostesses were Mrs. Andrew Eaves, Mrs. Robert Allen, and Mrs. William H. Hight. Guests for the meeting were Mrs. Jimmy … Read more

New Program offered for local high school students

There is an opportunity for high school students in Winston County who may be interested in a career in education. This coming school year, the Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center will be offering a new program called Teacher Academy. This … Read more

Alumni Association names new student delegates

Thirty-one Mississippi State students are new members of the university alumni association’s liaison organization. Founded in 1980, Alumni Delegates serve as liaisons between the 134- year-old land-grant institution and its more than 122,000 living graduates. Helping improve the student body’s … Read more

Local among MSU 2012 student orientation leaders

Nineteen top students are leaders of the 2012 orientation programs at Mississippi State. Working with the Office of Admissions and Scholarships, team members provide assistance and share their knowledge of the university with incoming freshmen and transfer students—and their parents—during … Read more

ECCC announces Summer orientation/registration schedule

East Central Community College in Decatur will offer four summer orientation/registration dates for new and transfer students planning to attend fall 2012 classes, announced Dr. Randall E. Lee, Vice President for Student Services. Sessions will be held on Saturday, June … Read more

Friend of Dean Park kick-off campaign

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson

Friends of Dean Park, Inc. kicked off its 2012 Special Project Campaign Drive. In 2010 and 2011, the FODP raised funds to assure that the children in the county have a safe, modern and beautiful playground … Read more