20 Winston Countians among 600 EMCC graduates

East Mississippi Community College held spring 2017 graduation ceremonies May 5-6 at its Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses. The ceremonies included about 600 academic and career-technical students who graduated from the Scooba, Golden Triangle, Columbus Air Force Base, Naval Air…

Dare To Be Different Award given

The “Dare to Be Different” Award is given each year at the Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center to deserving students who have chosen to pursue an area of study in a non-traditional field.  This year’s students are Mikayla Sullivan &…

Pittman earns Doctorate

Submitted Rev. Avence Pittman, Jr., son of Avence Pittman, Sr. and Dianna Phillips and nephew of Dr. Benjamin M. Pittman was conferred the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Educational Leadership from The University of Mississippi on Friday, May 12, 2017…

Editorial Roundup

A Rose among all the thorns “Let us sit upon the ground and tell sad stories about the deaths of kings…”—Shakespeare Having just finished what seems Mississippi’s destined to be annual war over public education and its funding (with education…

Obituaries

Mrs. Idell Triplett Young April 30, 2017 Funeral Services for Mrs. Idell Triplett Young were held on May 13th at 2pm at Harper Chapel M.B. Church in Louisville. Rev. Cedric Wooten officiated. Burial services were held at St. James Cemetary.…