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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

LMSD Teachers of the Year

Pictured (l to r) Scott Heard, Chawan Jernigan, Cynthia Hemphill, Brandi Garrard, Jodie Duran and Annalisa Rankin. Scott Heard also awarded District Teacher of the Year.

ECCC Diamond Warriors Open 2016 Season With Sweep of Bishop State

The conditions weren’t exactly ideal for baseball, but the East Central Community College Diamond Warriors were able to put together a big inning at the plate in each game in a doubleheader sweep over the visiting Bishop State Community College Wildcats Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur. The Warriors won the opener 8-6 and the nightcap 6-5. East Central opens the season with a 2-0 record. The visitors from Mobile fell to 0-4 on the season.With temperatures in the 40s and 20 mph north winds, the two teams played a pair of seven inning contests.

Tree Giveaway to be Held in Louisville- February 26th

The City of Louisville has partnered with the Mississippi Forestry Commission and the National Arbor Day Foundation to offer the Mississippi Tree Recovery Campaign, in response to the tornado that hit the city on April 28, 2014. The tree giveaway is scheduled to take place on Friday, February 26, 2016, from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Louisville Coliseum. The event will be hosted by the City of Louisville Parks and Recreation Department and the Winston County Master Gardeners. This (2016) will mark the second year that these organizations worked together to provide a diverse mix of native tree species to homeowners in Tupelo and Louisville.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Experience Works at Dean Park

L to R: Jerome Moncrief and Florence Thompson after transplanting pansies

The Friends of Dean Park, Inc. (FODP) announces that it recently signed a new contract with Experience Works to continue to be a host agency for two senior citizen trainees – Jerome Moncrief and Florence Thompson. Experience Works is a national, charitable; community based nonprofit organization that helps seniors get the training, support services, and job development assistance they need to find good jobs in their local communities. Experience Works began in 1965 as Green Thumb, a rural demonstration project that provided work for struggling farmers. Florence Thompson and Jerome work in harmony together with the FODP members. They recently completed a class on building a greenhouse with Dr. Jeff Wilson of MSU at the county extension office.

East Central Basketball Teams Complete Season Sweep of Copiah-Lincoln

The East Central Community College Lady Warriors used a 15-2 
run to open the third quarter and break open a close contest en route to a 72-53 home win over the Copiah-Lincoln Lady Wolves Monday, Feb. 8, in a battle for first place in the MACJC South Division.It was the Lady Warriors 13th straight win.

Water For Flint

As you may have heard or read about the contamination in the water in Flint Michigan. Many families are in need of good water until this crisis is resolved. Therefore, newly formed WE CARE is partnering with several local churches to send water to Flint. If you would like to partner and help send water please take water to fire department in Louisville or call 662-779-7031 to drop in Noxapater.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Brody Burchfield--MCEF Student of the Month

Brody Burchfield is a 2nd year student in Welding. He is a two-year member of SkillsUSA and will be competing in the Individual Welding competition for SkillsUSA this year. He has a 3.93 GPA and made a 27 on the ACT. Brody is a very active student at Louisville High School. He is the quarterback for the football team where he has served as Team Captain for three years. He has received AllConference honors for three years in football. Brody has also played baseball during his high school career and has served as Team Captain for two years. He received All Conference honors in Baseball for four years and was District MVP for 2012 & 2014. Brody has been a member of the BETA club for two years and is a member of Mu Alpha Theta. He serves on the LHS Student Advisory Board for 2015. He will graduate high school with 18 college credits by participating in the Dual Credit program. After the 2014 tornado in Winston county, Brody found time in his busy schedule to perform 40 hours of community service helping the tornado victims. Brody is a great student and is a leader in the classroom and shop. He never misses school. Not only is he the top student in the Welding Program, he is one of the top students in the Senior class at LHS. Brody plans to attend MS State University and pursue a career in Industrial Engineering. Brody’s picture and article may be viewed at the MCEF website:

Submitted by: Tammy Parkes