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Sally lands another big one

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Chuck Bailey/Staff Happy Grice came over in his pajamas to help Sally Stewart with the 12 pound catfish

Sally Stewart, 84 of French Camp caught a 12 pound mud cat in her pond late Saturday Evening, April 31, 2016. She … Read more

Competition

These students from the Choctaw County Career-Technical Center received second place honors in the “Opening and Closing Ceremonies” competition in the Mississippi SkillsUSA Championships for Region 3 held at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Opening and Closing#1091AB3Pictured are (seated, from left) … Read more

Takes honors

Take Top Honors in ‘Quiz Bowl’ Competition  These students from the Choctaw County Career-Technical Center  received first place honors in the “Quiz Bowl” competition in the Mississippi SkillsUSA Championships for Region 3 held at East Central Community College in Decatur.… Read more

Man with local ties featured in the Winona Times Top 20 Under 40

Brandon Peninger Anel Corporation

Age: 30

Hometown: Ackerman

Title: Human Resource Manager

Education: Associates degree in Drafting and Design, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology

Community Affiliations: Member of the Winona Church of God, member of the Delta Human Resource … Read more

MDOT recognizes Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

From Press Reports

To further stress the importance of motorcycle safety to drivers and motorcyclists alike in helping prevent motorcycle crashes, deaths and injuries on Mississippi roads, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) recognizes May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.… Read more

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 … Read more

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: … Read more

Calendar of Events

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“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 … Read more

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.

job interview_8472Pictured are (from left) Cameron Phillips, first … Read more