ECCC Tennis Squads earn top NJCAA Academic Honors

NJCAA Academic Women’s Tennis Team of the Year!
The 2013 East Central Community College women’s tennis team earned NJCAA Academic Team of the Year honors by achieving a 3.77 grade point average. Team members and their respective high schools include (kneeling from left) Haley Chapman, Newton County; Nan Hartness, Winston Academy; and Kelsey Tadlock, Newton County; and (standing from left) Alana Turner, Florence; Hayden Fryery, Winston Academy; and Amber Pierce and Hannah Smith, both of Leake Academy. Dianne O’Neill and Kyle Watson served as coaches.   (EC Photo)

Seven East Central Community College athletic teams and numerous student-athletes were recognized for academic achievement by the National Junior College Athletic Association, according to a news release from the NJCAA Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo.

ECCC President Dr. Billy Stewart … Read more

Webb prepares for state DYW

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From press reports

 

Anna Claire Webb, Distinguished Young Woman of Winston County, will be one of 33 Mississippi high school seniors competing for more than $44,500 in college scholarships when the Distinguished Young Women Program of 2014 begins Thursday, … Read more

Red, White, Blue Parade shows patriotic spirit

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From staff and press reports

 

Flags, red, white and blue streamers and pinwheels were the decorations of choice Thursday for the Winston County Red, White, Blue Kids’ Bike Parade in Louisville.

About 70 people, children and helpful adults included, … Read more

Pickett retires after 38 years

John and Johnny Fair help Pickett cut her cake.

Diana Pickett retired from Fair Oil Company in May after 38 years of service.

“It is a good company and much more,” said Pickett about her time at Fair Oil Company. “They are so special and treated me like family.”… Read more