Mississippi gains $2.7 million for watershed protection

USDA Emergency Watershed Protection Funds Linked to April 2014 Tornado Recovery

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today confirmed that Mississippi will receive $2.7 million in federal funds to continue the state’s recovery from massive tornado damage inflicted last April.

The … Read more

ECCC Squads Prepare for Region 23 Basketball Tourney

East Central Community College basketball squads have qualified to compete in the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament scheduled March 4-7, 2015, at Mississippi College in Clinton.

The East Central men quailed for the single elimination event as the number seven seed … Read more

Hood updates area on recent legislative actions

From District 35 Representative Joey Hood

This past week, House members faced Wednesday’s deadline for original floor action on Appropriation and Revenue bills originating in the House, and Thursday’s deadline of reconsideration on Appropriation and Revenue bills originating in the … Read more

Noxapater baseball splits two games to open season

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Noxapater Tigers opened the 2015 baseball season by splitting a pair of games in its own Noxapater Classic last weekend.

The Tigers dropped a 9-2 decision to Philadelphia but then posted a solid … Read more