Black History is American History

By Elmetra Patterson

Some might ask why celebrate Black History Month? Real historians would tell them because most American History books include very little about the life, history and culture of African Americans. Prior to 1915, little was known about … Read more

Memories of our County – 02/11/2015

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

More Brooms
After reading last week’s column and talking to my Cousin Rolene Young Holley, I realized that I had not finished with the subject of brooms. She reminded … Read more

Let’s Be Neighbors – 02/11/2015

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

February is half-over before I get around to writing this column. Sorry that some of you looked for it and couldn’t find it. It just was not written and sent … Read more

ECCC Plans Black History Month Program Feb. 25

East Central Community College will hold its annual Black History Month Program Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, on the Decatur campus.

Activities begin at 7 p.m. in the Vickers Fine Arts Center auditorium.

There is no charge for admission.… Read more

Sports Schedules – 02/11/2015

WED, FEB. 11
Prep Basketball
TBA — MAIS North AA Tournament at Bayou

THUR, FEB. 12
Prep Basketball
TBA — MAIS North AA Tournament at Bayou
Junior College Basketball
5:30/7:30 p.m. — Hinds at East Central
6/8 p.m. — EMCC … Read more

It’s Elementary – 02/11/2015

Jennie Caperton, Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

We kicked off our Pennies for Patients fundraising campaign this week! The students enjoyed a fun kickoff assembly where they learned about cancers of … Read more