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EMCC graduates nearly 600 students

East Mississippi Community College held spring 2016 graduation ceremonies May 6-7 at its Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses. The ceremonies included nearly 600 academic and career-technical students who graduated from the Scooba, Golden Triangle, Columbus Air Force Base, Naval Air…

Holmes inducts six into 2016 Sports Hall of Fame

From School Reports Thursday, April 21, the Holmes Community College Alumni Association held a banquet to honor the 2016 Sports Hall of Fame inductees at the Frank Branch Coliseum in Goodman. The six inductees who were recognized Thursday night included:…

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com “MARS: The Red Planet!” May 13, 7:00 p.m., Rainwater Observatory, French Camp. Edwin Faughn will present this informative program about the planet Mars. This program is free and…

Competition

Receive Top Honors in ‘Job Interview’ Competition   These students received top honors in the “Job Interview” competition in the Mississippi SkillsUSA Championships for Region 3 held at East Central Community College in Decatur. Pictured are (from left) Cameron Phillips,…

Masonry

Receive Top Honors in ‘Masonry’ Competition  These students received top honors in the “Masonry” competition in the Mississippi SkillsUSA Championships for Region 3 held at East Central Community College in Decatur. Pictured are (seated, from left) Dillon Jones, first place,…

French Camp Elementary Little Chargers

Photo Submitted Kinley Watkins, Parker Coleman, Emmett Breazeale, Ryann Bridges, Adaleigh Mooney, Anderson Littlejohn, Ethan Marts, Haelee Black, Logan Sumners, Charlotte Paladino, Kaydence Myers, Brett Morgan, Luke Beard, Cameron McDaniel and Maddie Davis

Judge Kilgore elected to conference leadership

From press reports Chancellor Joseph Kilgore of Philadelphia was recently elected vice-chair of the Conference of Chancery Judges. Conference officers were elected Wednesday, April 27 during the Spring Trial and Appellate Judges Conference in Biloxi. Chancellor Jacqueline Mask of Tupelo…

Z-Hope Project

Photo Submitted By Charlotte F. Miller Pictured (left to right) Latonya Hardy, Z-HOPE Coordinator/Pearlette Advisor; Ozaria Landfair, Zeta Pearlette; Kiara Hardy, Zeta Amicette and Madison Pickett, Zeta Amicette. Rho Nu Zeta Chapter educated the members of Durant M.B. Church on…

Man with local ties graduates TLETA

Local residents join Tennessee Law Enforcement in congratulations to Kennis D’Juan Shell who graduated from the 2016 Class of the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy (TLETA) on April 1, 2016 in Nashville, TN. Kennis served as chaplain of his graduating…

Mississippi is home to 244,755 small businesses

The Office of Advocacy, an independent office within the Small Business Administration, released the annual Small Business Profiles, April 19. The user-friendly data-rich profiles capture vital information on the U.S. and state-level economic growth, industry, and jobs using completely reproducible…