Nanih Waiya students visit ECCC

Nanih Waiya High School seniors Mackenzie Johnson (center) and Marlee Parkes (right) were among area students who attended East Central Community College’s annual Senior Day activities held recently on the Decatur campus. Also pictured is ECCC Academic Counselor/Recruiter Lanette Hanna.…

Calendar of Events

Gospel Explosion May 7 Dorothy “Dot” Petty will host the 27th Annual Pre-Mother’s Day Gospel Explosion on May 7 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at Calhoun County Multi-Purpose Building located at 121 Parker Street in Pittsboro. Admission…

Editorial Roundup

Licensure body is messed up One can argue how long misbehaving educators should be punished by having their teaching licenses pulled. A lot depends on the severity of their offense and how sincerely contrite they are for what they did.…

Letters to the editor

Ramblin with Arlene Praise the Lord everyone. What greater calling is there to be on our life than to be a worshipper and give praise to the Lord our God. You might say, well that don’t pay much. Well honey…

Contest winner

Winston County Farm Bureau held its annual coloring contest. Over 350 coloring sheets were sent to the 2nd grades in Winston County. Ryleigh Smith of Grace Christian School was the overall winner and received a check for $25. Picture of…

Obituaries

Jo Lenora Ray Null April 30, 2016 Services for Jo Lenora Ray Null, 78, were May 2, 2016, at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman with the Revs. Tim Long and Jim Reed officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.…