At a recent ceremony honoring those who have established endowed scholarships at Northwest Mississippi Community College, a plaque of appreciation was presented to the family of Vicki Hale for the establishment of the Victoria P. Hale Endowment. The scholarship was established by the Northwest Nursing Division with funds from the annual “Shoot for the Heart” fundraiser. From left are Dr. Spears; Vicki Hale, retired division director of Nursing; Danny Hale, husband; Brian Hale, son; Mindy Hale, daughter-in-law; Fran Jones, sister; Woody Jones, brother-in-law; Dr. Denise Bynum, division director of Nursing; Gale Cushman, Foundation board president and Barry Bouchillon, Foundation board member. Vicki is a native of Coffeeville. Photo by Julie Bauer
Bruce Trojans' 1996 State Championship team will be honored on their 20th anniversary Friday night during the East Webster game. The Journal spoke with several former team members, including from left Brad Hensley, Josh Hegwood, Freddy Bullard, Jody Dye and Coach Phil Ferguson, for a story looking back on the magical year. Read that story in our features section.
It’s been 20 years, but the memories from all who followed the 1996 Bruce Trojan state championship football team are still as vivid as ever.
Dalton Russell, of Pittsboro, has landed a small role in a movie that was released this week.
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Observers who are looking for Mississippi to provide any major surprises in our state’s 2016 presidential balloting are likely to be disappointed. From 1980 to the present, Mississippi has voted Republican in presidential politics.
One of my heroes in life is Gov. William Winter. He was a close friend of my father. It was an honor to be presiding over the Rotary Club of North Jackson when he came to speak.
A Pittsboro man is dead from an accidental self inflicted gunshot wound late last night.
The Mississippi Association of Educators (MAE) believes that our state leaders should concentrate on what already works in our high performing schools and provide the funding to duplicate those initiatives everywhere. Our state’s current funding formula is already a student-based model, the purpose of which is to ensure equitable funding for all students regardless of their zip code.