Monthly Archives: May 2012

USPS carriers aim to collect food and mail

From staff and press reports On Saturday, May 12, residents across America will be asked to join the U.S. Postal Service and its delivery carriers to combat one of this nation’s growing problems — hunger, by leaving food at their…

Eiland seventh graders participate in Duke Program

From press reports Six students from Eiland Middle School participated in the 2012 Duke University Talent Identification Program’s 7th Grade Talent Search. The students are Craig Carter, Andrew Coleman, Keyasha Edwards, Stephanie Hayes, Jeneshyia Ingram, and Samuel Story. Of these…

Obituaries

Mrs. Frankie Sue Power April 23, 2012 Funeral services for Mrs. Frankie Sue Power, 86, were held at Weir Baptist Church in Weir on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 12 p.m. Dr. Clarence Cooper & Rev. Mark Mayo officiated. Burial…

Winston Baptist Association to host New Ministry

From press reports The Winston County Baptist Association will be starting a new ministry as of Thursday, May 10, 2012. This will be an extension site of the Ebenezer Christian Seminary of Meridian. Classes will meet in the conference room…

B & G Club prepares for Summer Camp

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Boys & Girls Club of Winston County will soon have a new home after finding out last week that they will be moving to a new location in Louisville. Winston County B…

ECCC Warrior Basketball Camp set June 10-13

The annual East Central Community College Warrior Basketball Camp will be held June 10-13, 2012, at the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus, announced Maurice Bowie, ECCC men’s head basketball coach. Coach Bowie said purpose of the camp…

Judge Kilgore elected to the Chancery Conference leadership

Chancery Judge Joseph Kilgore of Philadelphia was elected secretary of the Conference of Chancery Judges on April 26 during the Trial and Appellate Judges Conference in Jackson. Other conference officers are Chancellor Cynthia Brewer of Madison County, chair; Chancellor Kenneth…

ECCC presents Spring Sports Awards

Numerous student-athletes received honors at the 2012 Spring Sports Awards Banquet held May 1 on the Decatur campus. Awards were presented by ECCC President Dr. Phil A. Sutphin and head coaches Neal Holliman (baseball), Maurice Bowie (men’s basketball), Bill Smith…

2nd Annual Apollo Astronaut Egg Drop held at Fair

For the second year, Mrs. Rogers’ TAG students from Fair Elementary and Louisville Elementary Schools participated in the Apollo Astronaut Egg Drop. It was an exciting event involving raw eggs acting as astronauts, and a variety of materials used to…

ECCC Junior High Girls’ Basketball Camp set

Area young female athletes will have an opportunity to sharpen their basketball skills by attending the annual Lady Warrior Junior High Girls’ Basketball Camp scheduled June 3-6 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Activities will be held in the…