Category: News

College honors

Area residents among 2016 ICC spring graduates Several area residents were among those who earned Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science degrees or certificates at the conclusion of the 2016 spring semester at Itawamba Community College. They include…

The Citizens Bank again named Top 200 Community Bank

In the May, 2016 edition of American Banker magazine, The Citizens Bank was once again named one of the Top 200 Community Banks in the United States. The Philadelphia-based bank was ranked number 154 on the list, and was the…

ECCC to open 2016 season at home on Sept. 1

From school reports DECATUR — Coming off one of the most successful seasons in school history, the East Central Community College football team will open its 2016 season at home against Holmes Community College on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Bailey…

EMCC opens 2016 football season at Jones

Featuring four home contests and five road games, East Mississippi Community College’s nine-game, regular-season 2016 football schedule has been released. For the first time since ninth-year head coach Buddy Stephens arrived on the Scooba campus, the Lions will kick off…

Wall receives ECCC postseason honors

Several East Central Community College Diamond Warriors were selected to the National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23 Baseball Team and the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-State Baseball Team after the 2016 season. East Central compiled a…

Football schedules 2016

FRIDAY, AUG. 19 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Pelahatchie at Choctaw County 7 p.m. — French Camp at Winona Christian 7 p.m. — Heidelberg at Choctaw Central 7 p.m. — Ruleville Central at Philadelphia 7 p.m. — East Webster at…

Pet Show 2016 set for this weekend in Choctaw

A unique event each year at the Pine Tree Music Fest is the 20th Century Sponsored Pet Show. Always looking to serve the community, the 20th Century Club sponsors the event each year to raise funds for the Choctaw County…

Donation

The Eiland Middle School PAWS (Positive Action and Works of Service) organization recently donated $550 to Ms Miss Amazing Jr. Teen 2016 winner Anna Hankins of Louisville. Hankins was recently chosen as Ms Miss Amazing Jr. Teen 2016 for Mississippi…

Reading time

Storytime at the Winston County Library (second Tues. of each month from 9:30 – 10:30) with children’s librarian Andrea Howard.  This past Tuesday we had a guest reader – Trey Davis, seen in the photo) reading to children.

Senior luncheon

The six seniors at Grace Christian School received a luncheon hosted by Aline Haynes, Frankie Matthews and Margaret Taylor on April 22, 2016. The six seniors along with their mothers, Pattie Johnson, and Coach Bowman enjoyed the luncheon at the…