A certificate was presented to Deacon Ezra Baker on Father’s Day at Mt. Moriah M.B. Church. Baker, 101 years old, was recognized for his long and devoted service to the church and community. … Read more



On April 27, 2015, Army Colonel (COL) Anthony T. Brown received the 2015 Leadership Excellence Award from the Tennessee Valley Chapter (TVC) of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).  This award goes to the individual that has demonstrated outstanding leadership … Read more

Local NAACP speaks out about the state flag


By Elmetra Patterson

President Charles Hampton of the Winston County Branch NAACP and 1st Vice President of the NAACP Mississippi State Conference, announced that the local members of the NAACP is in support of the removal of the Confederate Bars … Read more

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Morris Receives Taylor Advanced Welding Scholarship

Maggie Morris (left), a homeschooled graduate from Louisville, is the recipient of the Taylor Advanced Welding Scholarship at East Central Community College. … Read more

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Boydstun Receives ECCC Alumni Association Scholarship

David Boydstun, Jr. (left), a graduate of Winston Academy, is the recipient of the Alumni Association Lifetime Membership Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. He is pictured with donor representative Jeannette Thrash, … Read more