Local businesses sought for major transmission project

From Press & Staff Reports

 

The second of two vendor recruitment fairs is today for the Southern Cross Transmission line, a project proposing the construction of an approximately 400-mile, 500-kV direct current transmission line across Mississippi.

Facilities would be … Read more

ECCC Officers

2016-17 ECCC Student Government Officers East Central Community College Student Body Association and class officers recently selected for the 2016-17 school year and their respective high schools are (front row, from left) Student Body President Makenzie Byrd of Sebastopol; Student Body Secretary Samantha McCrimon and Sophomore Treasurer Katie McCool, both of Winston Academy; Freshman Vice President Regan Gorgas and Freshman Secretary Jessica Everett, both of Newton County; and (back row, from left) Freshman Treasurer Kenlynn Morgan and Sophomore Secretary Taylor Fulkerson, both of Newton County; Student Body Vice President Emily Dykeman of Forest; Student Body Treasurer Hannah Payne of Union; Sophomore President Codi Ballard of Newton County; Sophomore Vice President Sydney Battle of Philadelphia; and Freshman President Makaeya Brock of Newton County. Amanda Walton, director of housing and student activities, serves as sponsor. (EC Photo)

2016-17 ECCC Student Government Officers
East Central Community College Student Body Association and class officers recently selected for the 2016-17 school year and their respective high schools are (front row, from left) Student Body President Makenzie Byrd of Sebastopol; Student

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Obituaries

Linda Ann Childress Crowe

October 16, 2016

Funeral services for Linda Ann Childress Crowe, 71, were held at South Union Methodist Church near Ackerman Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Rev. Kevin Yearber officiated.

A native of Choctaw County, Mrs. Crowe was … Read more

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson,

who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – October 27, 1916

LOUISVILLE: Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Woodward and little daughter, who have been … Read more

Easy cooking tips for herbs

Written by Dr. Lelia Kelly, Horticulture Specialist

Submitted by Juli Hughes

Mississippi State University Extension – Choctaw County

Growing culinary herbs is easy. Right now, you can harvest armloads of basil, mint, and chives to name just a few. You … Read more

ECCC announces new student recruiting team

East Central Community College in Decatur is making it easier than ever for prospective students to enroll in classes, as members of a new student recruiting team will be visiting high schools throughout the district this fall and spring.

From left are ECCC recruiters Sherrell Brown, Jerami Beard, and Romonica Evans

From

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Burrage Receives Ward Scholarship at ECCC

Kaytlyn Burrage, a graduate of Nanih Waiya High School, is the recipient of the Captain Charles E. Ward USN/RET Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. She was recognized during the annual ECCC Scholarship Awards Reception held recently on the Decatur campus. During the event, 118 students received 130 Foundation scholarships valued at $99,574. (EC Photo)

Kaytlyn Burrage, a graduate of Nanih Waiya High School, is the recipient of the Captain Charles E. Ward USN/RET Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. She was recognized during the annual ECCC Scholarship Awards Reception held recently on

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Friends of Legion State Park making a difference

From press reports

 

Since 2004, an organization made-up strictly of volunteers has been instrumental in preserving and improving the facilities of Winston County’s treasured Legion State Park. Aptly named “Friends of Legion State Park,” the group meets regularly and … Read more