ECCC Announces Fall Semester Honor Roll

Students named to the 2017 fall semester honor roll, which includes those selected to the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honorable Mention List, have been announced at East Central Community College in Decatur. PRESIDENT’S LIST (Alphabetically by hometown) Those named to the President’s List, full-time students with a 4.0 grade point average, and their respective hometowns include the following: ACKERMAN: Woody Vowell BRANDON: Kelsey Bayles and Shelby Walters BROOKHAVEN: Macy Brabham CARTHAGE: Anna Burns, Adrian Douglas, Jonathan Green, Amanda Konya,… Read More.

EMCC hosts commencement ceremonies

More than 300 people graduated Tuesday from East Mississippi Community College at its Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses. The ceremonies included academic and career-technical students who attended classes at Columbus Air Force Base, Naval Air Station Meridian, Lion Hills, West Point Center and online/eLearning campuses. East Mississippi Community College provided a list of December 2017 graduates, organized by county and city of residence: Attala County • Kosciusko: Samuel Lowe • McCool: Samuel Hunt, Jonathan McGee Calhoun County • Big Creek:… Read More.

Kosciusko man caught with drugs in jail

A Kosciusko man arrested on additional charges at the Leake County Regional Correctional facility when he was busted for drugs. Sammy Moore, 26, of Kosciusko was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana at a correctional facility. A search of Moore on intake at the facility resulted in the discovery of marijuana. Attala County authorities were transporting Moore to the facility for incarceration when officers discovered the drugs.

Annual Report Card Shows High Marks for ECCC in Student Success, Student Progress

In accordance with Mississippi House Bill No. 1071 from the 2010 legislative session, East Central Community College in Decatur has released its 2016 Community College Performance Profile, or Report Card. The bill created an Education Achievement Council which was established to set education achievement goals for institutions of higher learning and community and junior colleges in the state and to assist in monitoring progress towards those goals through the preparation of annual institutional and state report cards.     The… Read More.

EC Basketball Teams Victorious over Coastal Alabama

The East Central Community College Warriors Basketball teams returned to their home floor at Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium tonight for their final games before the holiday break. The girls playing the Lady Eagles of Coastal Alabama North, Monroeville, Alabama followed by the boys playing the Sun Chiefs of Coastal Alabama South, Bay Minette, Alabama. The Ladies were first on the floor and the first quarter of action was close between the teams but the Lady Warriors came away with a 1 point… Read More.

East Central Community College Warriors Basketball – Watch the games LIVE!

The East Central Community College Warriors Basketball games this afternoon will be available on live stream video. The live stream tonight starts at 5pm and can also be listened to live on WKOZ “Cruisin” 98.3 and watched live on demand by downloading the Kicks96 app from itunes for free.  We will feature the men’s and women’s games. The video stream can be found online at the ECCC website at and at

Neshoba Co. Man arrested on felony charges in Leake

A Neshoba County Man has been arrested in Leake county on a felony weapons charge. Sheriff Greg Waggoner said officers arrested Joshua Ellis, 30, Road 383, Philadelphia after they spotted a green Ford pickup with out a tag or tag light on Hwy 487. A search of Ellis’s vehicle turned up marijuana and a Ruger SR40 40-cal handgun. A check run on the gun showed it was reported stolen. Ellis was charged with possession of a stolen firearm and possession… Read More.