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Holmes Lady Bulldogs improve to 4-1 on season

From combined reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs went to 4-1 on the season with a 61-57 home win over the Lady Jaguars of Southern University-Shreveport on Saturday.

Aja Williams and Minyone Hill each had 12 points while Taylor … Read more

Sports Schedules – 11/19/2014

WED, NOV. 19
Women’s College Basketball
TBA — West Alabama at Stillman

THURS, NOV. 20
Prep Basketball
TBA — Caledonia Tournament (Choctaw County entered)
6 p.m. — Neshoba Central at Louisville
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Sebastopol
6 p.m. … Read more

Civil War – Continued fighting in Georgia

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

By late November 1864, General Sherman and his army of 60,000 were a week into the infamous March to the Sea. The army left Atlanta with rations for only two weeks, with plans to live off … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 11/19/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

You can Google “Vocabulary Quiz- Merriam-Webster Online” and find the link to the website on which you can take a 10-question quiz to find out how strong your vocabulary is. … Read more

In Our Community – 11/19/2014

A Thought for Today

Lord, who shall abide in thy Tabernacle? Who shall dwell in thy Holy Hills? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteous and speaketh the truth in his heart. He that backfiteth not with his … Read more

ECCC Ac’cents to present Fall Concert Nov. 20

Members of the East Central Community College show choir, The Ac’cents, will present their fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 20, in Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and the public is invited to attend. This year’s music includes hits by Lady Gaga, Imagine Dragons, Justin Timberlake, Magic, One Republic and Rhianna. Performers and their respective hometowns include (front row, from left) Haleigh West, Decatur; Dee Jay Rolison, Conehatta; Kirk Griffin, Decatur; and Makenzie Rowzee, Newton;  (second row, from left) Ben Pace, Philadelphia; Tallie Johnston, Lake; and Eli Parker, Duffy; and (back row, from left) Kaishanna Young, Philadephia, Ryan Godwin, Newton; Kelli Boulton, Hickory; Zach Peden, Philadelphia; and Cara Jackson, Nanih Waiya.  The Ac’cents perform throughout the ECCC district, which includes Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Scott and Winston counties, as well as various community events and campus concerts. For more information contact director Vicki Blaylock at 601-635-6225 or e-mail vblaylock@eccc.edu. (EC Photo)

Members of the East Central Community College show choir, The Ac’cents, will present their fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 20, in Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and … Read more

Obituaries – 11/19/2014

Charlie Acker
Nov. 11, 2014

Services for Charlie Acker, 79, of West Point were Nov. 13, 2014, at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with the Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Burial was in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point… Read more