Category: News

The joys of living at Focus Manor in Louisville

By Elmetra Patterson Susan Allen Woodruff enjoys her living space at Focus Manor. The kitchens at Focus Manor are spacious and handicap accessible for wheelchairs if needed. Susan  doesn’t need hers for a wheelchair and therefore covered the two spaces…

Vowell’s Market Place launches “Shop, Drop, & Roll Powered by Rosie”

Vowell’s Market Place has added online shopping at their stores in Forest, Byram, and Starkville, MS. The service, named “Shop, Drop, & Roll Powered by Rosie” allows customers to shop online (excluding alcohol and tobacco products) in the stores and…

Hill wins first place in fan contest

Cole Hill from Purvis, MS won first place in the Elvis Presley Fan Club Scholarship Competition on  April 8th in Tupelo, MS. Over 50 seniors from all over the state submitted 2 musical videos to the committee. Out of these…

Annual Fishing Derby set at Noxubee Refuge

Press reports Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge annual youth fishing derby will be on April 22nd  this year from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with registration opening at 7:30 a.m.   The Derby is sponsored by the U.S. Fish…

Pilot Club Safety Town event set for April 29

Submitted Spring is here, and if there’s one thing we can count on, it is that spring gets us motivated and moving.  Groups and organizations begin a fresh round of activities and events, and the Pilot Club’s annual public service…

Calendar of Events

AARP Tax Service AARP Tax Service will provide free help with taxes to people.  They will be at the Winston County Library every Wednesday from 9 am – 2 pm beginning Wednesday, February 8 – Wednesday, April 5. They will…

Volunteer Starkville to host Touch-A-Truck Event

A helicopter, fire truck, bucket truck, food truck, bulldozer, ambulance, and tractor will be some of the 30+ trucks and vehicles at this year’s Touch-A-Truck event. Name a kid who wouldn’t love to climb aboard a fire truck or big…

State Fire Marshal’s Office Provides Over 300 Smoke Alarms in Partnership with Vision 20/20

In a continuing effort to help lower fire deaths, the Mississippi State Fire Marshal’s office, in partnership with the Vision 20/20 project, will be distributing over 300 smoke alarms to fire departments in Oktibbeha County and the cities of Brandon…

National study shows ECCC graduates rank high in Economic Mobility

A new national study on how colleges shape students’ prospects of upward economic mobility indicates that graduates of East Central Community College in Decatur are getting a high return on their tuition investment over their lifetimes. The study, “Mobility Report…

EMCC play features local students

From Press Reports East Mississippi Community College will present the performance of “Interference,” a play by theater instructor Don R. Vaughan on Friday and Saturday in the Lyceum auditorium on the Golden Triangle campus in Mayhew. Curtain time is at…