Leake Academy QB George Wilcox has been named Player of the Week by Capital Sports MS. Wilcox earned the honor for his performance in the Rebels' 62-36 win over Silliman Institute Friday in the opening round of the MAIS 5A Playoffs.
The following Main Street communities in Mississippi have been designated as accredited Main Street America™ programs for meeting rigorous performance standards. Each year, Main Street America and the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) announce the list of accredited programs to recognize their exceptional commitment... Read More.
Entergy customers in Attala, Leake and 43 other Mississippi counties will be receiving a check or credit for $80 as part of a $300 million settlement with the state's largest electric utility. The Mississippi Public Service Commission made the announcement Thursday and said part... Read More.
Thirty-seven students received their High School Equivalency diplomas during the recent graduation ceremony at East Central Community College in Decatur. Many of those students are from our area. Congratulations to all of you. Graduates included (first row, from left) Hannah Eubanks of Standing Pine,... Read More.
The Mississippi Community College Foundation has received a grant of $310,000 from the Woodward Hines Education Foundation (WHEF) to help qualifying Mississippi community college students impacted by COVID-19 stay on track towards graduation.East Central Community College (ECCC) in Decatur will receive $20,000 of that... Read More.
Several East Central Community College students won top honors at the DECA State Career Development Conference held Feb. 26-28 at Mississippi State University Meridian.The students now advance to compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference April 22-25 in Atlanta.ECCC students receiving honors included:Samayah... Read More.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI) and Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben are pleased to announce a $5 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). MBCI will use the funds to assist with the construction of rental units... Read More.
In a 3 to 1 vote, the Board of Aldermen voted in favor of a salary increase for themselves and Mayor James Young.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Congressmen Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and Michael Guest, R-Miss., Monday announced a $3.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support the Mississippi Public School Consortium for Educational Access.The Consortium, comprised of 12... Read More.
The Mississippi Braves presented Friends of Mississippi Veterans with a donation of $1500 at last night’s Military Monday game at Trustmark Park.The funds came as a result of a silent auction held during a Memorial Day partnership game on May 24th with Mississippi Veterans... Read More.
Members of East Central Community College’s Theta Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda received top honors at the organization’s 2019 National Leadership Conference held June 24-27 in San Antonio, Texas. Students from across the United States participated in the conference to enhance their business... Read More.