Category: News

Spring squirrel season opens May 15

From press reports MDWFP Mississippi’s spring squirrel hunting season opens May 15 and closes June 1. The bag limit is four squirrels per day. Unlike fall and winter hunting, during the spring squirrel hunting season, acorns and other nut crops…

National Council for Adoption honors Mississippi’s foster care progress

Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services Commissioner David A. Chandler was honored Monday, May 8, by the National Council for Adoption for his exceptional leadership on behalf of children in Mississippi’s foster care system. The Warren and Mary Alice Babineaux…

ECCC Baseball set to host first round state playoff series May 10-11

The East Central Community College baseball team is returning to the MACJC state playoffs for the eighth straight year. The Diamond Warriors will host Mississippi Delta Community College in a best two-of-three first round playoff series Wednesday and Thursday, May…

Commencement speaker says ECCC part of ‘God’s Perfect Plan’

Addressing guests and her fellow graduates at East Central Community College’s 88th Commencement held Friday, May 5, 2017, at the Neshoba County Coliseum in Philadelphia, Katie McCool of Louisville said ECCC was part of God’s perfect plan for her life.…

Curran speaks to Red Hills Seniors

The Red Hills Senior Enrichment Organization met on April 11 at the Winston County Extension Office. The speaker for the day was Kyle Curran from BancorpSouth who spoke to the group about Phones Scams and Identify Theft.   Since many of…

2017 ECCC Kids’ College Combines Fun and Learning for Exciting Summer

East Central Community College will combine fun and learning for another exciting Kids’ College Program for ages 5-12. The annual enrichment program will be held June 19-23 and June 26-30 on the Decatur campus. Numerous courses are offered each week…

Youth compete in 4-H Shooting Sports

Guns have always played a major role in America’s history with television shows that featured cowboys and Indians to law enforcement.  Unfortunately, the news is filled with crimes that involve the use of guns and because of this many have…

Presley introduces contracting rule to help Mississippi contractors

The Commission take a bold, aggressive step to help boost the Mississippi economy and help Mississippi based companies.  Public Service Commission Chairman Brandon Presley (D-Nettleton) introduced the “Hire Mississippi Rule”, a mandate requiring rate regulated, investor-owned utilities to greatly expand…

America’s Largest Single-Day Food Drive kicks off May 2

Saturday, May 13, marks the 25th anniversary of America’s largest-single day of giving — the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive in partnership with the U.S. Postal Service, National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association, Valpak, United Way,…

ECCC MI-BEST program announces open house, test dates

East Central Community College will hold an Open House for students interested in enrolling in its MI-BEST program for fall 2017 beginning at Noon on Monday, June 12. The event will be held in the Tucker Applied Technology Center on…