ECCC’s Annual Meet the Warriors is Aug. 29  

From school reports

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and student-athlete introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

ECCC President … Read more

Believe there is good in the world


Jesus said THREE times, “If you love me, feed my sheep.” John 21

Backpacks of Hope is an ecumenical effort to ensure that none of our kids go hungry in Winston County.

Last school year, dedicated people from First … Read more


Mr. David Wayne Coley
July 8, 2016

A memorial service for Mr. David Wayne Coley was held on Friday, August 5, 2016, at Morton Memorial Garden Park Cemetery at 10 a.m.

Mr. Coley was born on February 23, 1973, in … Read more

Letters to the editor

Good point

Daniel Brunty’s article in the August 17th issue was very good.  I agree that considering opinions different from our own can broaden our perspective and that we can learn from doing so.  We don’t have to agree with … Read more

Editorial roundup

MDE messes up on grant money

The Mississippi Department of Education certainly seems to have trouble keeping up with numbers these days.

The accountability ratings based on results from the 2014-2015 school year didn’t come out until last month, more … Read more

Sports Briefs

Local football standouts list among best juniors, seniors in state

Three Winston County athletes are among the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s Top 40 junior football players.
Making the list was Daylen Gill of Louisville High School and Nanih Waiya High School teammates … Read more