Category: News

Frost makes JCJC honor roll

Jones County Junior College in Ellisville has announced the 2016 spring semester honor roll scholars. They included Autumn Michelle Frost of Eupora. She made the Faculty List by maintaining a grade-point average of 3.49-3.0 as a full-time student with 15 hours…

Locals earn GED diplomas at EMCC

From Press Reports East Mississippi Community College adult basic education students in the Launch Pad program received their GED diplomas May 26. The 32 graduates who participated in the ceremony at the Golden Triangle campus in Mayhew included Amy Lynn…

BIPEC releases 2016 Legislator “Business & Jobs” Report Card

From Press Reports During a press conference Wednesday, June 22 at the Mississippi Capitol, BIPEC (Business and Industry Political Education Committee) released its Legislator “Business & Jobs” Report Card for the 2016 legislative session. The event, led by BIPEC Chairman…

ICC scholarship recipients include Mantee student

Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2016 include Sarah McCarter of Mantee, ACT Special Incentive. McCarter is a 2016 graduate of East Webster High School, where she participated in cheerleading, annual staff, Beta Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.…

Local students on UM Honor Rolls for 2016

The University of Mississippi has released its spring 2016 Honor Roll lists. Undergraduate students who earn a semester GPA of 3.50-3.74 are listed on the Dean’s Honor Roll; those who earn a semester GPA of 3.75-4.00 are listed on the…

Saturn: The ringed giant to be discussed at Rainwater July 8

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “SATURN: The Ringed Giant!” This presentation will be given on Friday, July 8, 2016. “SATURN: The Ringed Giant!” explores one of the most…

State’s produce offers new value to gleaners

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service An organization ready to harvest and distribute quality food to the hungry always looks for new farms to glean and more hands to help with the work. The Mississippi Gleaning Network exists to link…

Woods recognized at 44th Annual MAC Coaches Hall of Fame

The 44th Annual Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame Induction & Awards Banquet sponsored by BankPlus was held on Friday, June 24, 2016, in Jackson off County Line Road and I-55 North. Upon the induction of the Class of…

Churches visit GLC-Eupora

For the WPT Maben and LaGrange United Methodist churches made their monthly visit to Golden LivingCenter-Eupora on May 27 and, as always, left feeling blessed as much as the residents. Members of both churches met there and led the residents…

In 1814 we took a little trip….

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Mississippi State University Extension Office, Choctaw County ..along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty Mississip. Many will recognize the first line of a song which became No. 1 on Billboard back in 1959, The Battle of…