Category: News

ECCC Staff Members Honored for Assisting Soldiers

Command Sergeant Major John A. Thomas (center) recently visited the East Central Community College campus to present Command Sergeant Major Awards to Dr. Teresa Houston (left), vice president for instruction; and Deanna Rush, director of admissions and records. (EC Photo)

The ECCC staff members were recognized for their work in partnering with the 298th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of the Mississippi Army National Guard to enroll students in courses and begin their advancement toward an associate’s degree. Also receiving an … Read more

Pet of week – 12/10/14

Pet of week

Please consider adopting an animal.  The shelter is full of animals in need of a home. This is Rally, a neutered boxer/bulldog mix.  Adoption fee – $20.  … Read more

ECCC adds 44 Warrior Corp Members

Winston County Warrior Corps Members
These East Central Community College students from Winston County are among new members of the Warrior Corps. Pictured are (first row, from left) Jade Smith, Samantha Morgan and Morgan Orr, all of Louisville; and Amy Hall of Nanih Waiya; (second row, from left) Madison Barnett and Anna Claire Webb, both of Noxapater; Madelon Taylor of Louisville and Megan Robinson of Nanih Waiya; and (back row, from left) Karla Higginbotham, Leslie Estes, and Channing Parkes, all of Nanih Waiya; Joelie Hill of Louisville and Logan Gregory of Nanih Waiya.  Warrior Corps is a select group of students who assist in recruiting and serve as hosts for special events on the Decatur campus. Student Services staff members Lanette Hanna and Romonica Evans serve as sponsors. (EC PHOTO)

Forty-four students were recently selected for membership in the East Central Community College Warrior Corps, a select group chosen to represent the College with recruiting endeavors and special events on the Decatur campus.

Joining the prestigious organization are … Read more

UDC hosts Steady On at meeting

Frances Woodruff, Ex-Division President of Mississippi and current President of Winston Guards 2643 of Louisville, was appointed by President General Pam Trammell to serve as Registrar General for 2014-2015 at the Annual United Daughters of the Confederacy Convention held in Richmond, VA, November 7-10, 2014.

The Winston Guards 2643 UDC chapter of Louisville had their December meeting at Lake Tiak O’Khata on December 1. Hostesses were Mrs. Barbara Pearson and daughters Becky Pearson, Christy Creel and Beth Boatner. The meeting was opened by Becky who … Read more

EMCC wins third NJCAA National Championship in last four years

Quan Latham of EMCC defense

From school reports

BILOXI — No. 1 ranked East Mississippi Community College rolled up 515 yards of total offense and forced No. 2 Iowa Western into five turnovers, defeating the Reivers 34-17 in the NJCAA National Championship Game at Biloxi … Read more

Town and Country Garden Club meets

Picture from r to l  Frances Ball, Dale Shumaker.

The November meeting of the Town & Country Garden Club was held in the home of Mrs. Frances Ball. Co-hostess for the meeting was Mrs. Dale Shumaker. A cup of hot cider was served to each member as they arrived.… Read more

District Reading Fair held at Eiland Middle School

Charles Lampley and he is in the 9th grade at LHS.  He came in Second place in the individual non-fiction section with the topic of his book on Thurgood Marshall

From press & staff reports

The 2014/2015 District Reading Fair from Louisville Municipal School District was held on Friday, November 21 at Eiland Middle School. The first place winners will move on to the Regional Reading Fair, which will be … Read more

Correction – 12/10/14


In the December 3 edition, Hykeem Holman son of Willie and LaSharia Holman served as … Read more

Neal McCoy concert to ‘Shake’ the Ellis Theater

From press reports

Three-time Platinum, four-time Gold and two-time Entertainer of the Year, Neal McCoy will be in concert at the Ellis Theater in downtown Philadelphia, MS on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 8:00pm. The concert is a part of … Read more

Holiday food safety tips from MSU Extension Service

The holidays are without question a very special time of year. Friends and families come together to celebrate the joy of the Christmas season, and on behalf of the Winston County Extension Office, we wish each and every one of … Read more