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Behind a stingy defense and ball control offense in the second half, the East Central Warriors spoiled Homecoming for the Hinds Eagles with a 17-14 MACJC South Division football win Thursday, Oct.

The young men of Boy Scout Troop 46 didn’t let a little thing like Fall Break stop them from making a difference as they gathered at the corner of Highway 15 and Broad Street in Decatur Thursday to erect a flag pole to honor local veterans.

No first responder wants to go on a call about a gun at school, but Newton County first responders are going to be ready regardless.

East Central Community College announced plans today to construct a $2.6 million football operations center at Bailey Stadium on the campus in Decatur.

For the first time this season, the Newton County Lady Cougars had their backs to the wall.

They responded by scoring 53 runs in the next two games to take the best two-out-of-three series from Lawrence County on Tuesday night.

The Newton County Academy Generals won their second straight game as they battered home-standing Benton Academy.

The Generals had 438 yards of total offense and scored the game’s last 21 points to take a 42-14 win over Benton.


UHS nearly doubles state graduation rate for students with disabilities

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

The Mississippi Department of Education released on Feb. 15 the high school graduation rates for the 2016-17 school year, which show that the state’s graduation rate has reached an all-time high of 83 percent. Mississippi’s rate is just one point shy of the national graduation rate of 84 percent.




ECCC to dedicate Lucille Wood Tennis Court on March 20

By ECCC SPORTS INFORMATION,

East Central Community College will officially dedicate Lucille Wood Court at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, at the college’s new Tennis Complex on the campus in Decatur.

One of the eight courts at the new state-of-the-art complex is being named in recognition of Wood thanks to a gift to the college from members of her family.











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