November 3, 2016

East Central Community College’s Gospel Choir will present its fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Decatur campus.

John Harris, chief of police at ECCC, will serve as the guest speaker.

Harris joined the East Central police force in 2012 and was promoted to chief of campus police in 2013. Prior to joining ECCC’s staff, he was chief of campus police for Meridian Community College.

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a welding course at the Louisville-Winston County Career-Technical Center beginning Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016.

The class will meet from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for three consecutive weeks. Instruction includes GMAW, FCAW and MCAW processes.

Cost to attend is $150 per person. Shane McDaniel will serve as instructor.

November 1, 2016

The East Central Community College Department of Athletics is inviting all youth league football players and their coaches in the college’s five-county service area to attend the Warriors’ MACJC semifinal football playoff game Saturday, Nov. 5.

East Central will face the No. 4 ranked Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers Saturday, with kickoff at 2 p.m. from Bailey Stadium in Decatur.

East Central Community College will honor military veterans by hosting an appreciation breakfast Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, on the Decatur campus.

The special event begins with a complimentary breakfast at 7 a.m. in the Molly McGee Gold Room in Mabry Memorial Cafeteria.

Members of the college’s vocal music ensemble Voce’ will sing the national anthem and trumpeter Anastasia Crout of Lake, a member of the Wall O’ Sound Marching Band, is scheduled to play Taps.

October 31, 2016

The East Central Community College Football Warriors will host the defending national champion and No. 5 ranked Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers in the semifinals of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges state playoffs Saturday, Nov. 5.

Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. at Bailey Stadium on the East Central campus in Decatur. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students.

October 30, 2016

The East Central Community College Warrior football team earned its first-ever Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges South Division Championship with a 42-13 road win over Southwest Mississippi Community College Saturday, Oct. 29, in Summit.

October 27, 2016

Cast members of the ECCC presentation of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” include (from left) Jack Vidals of Newton County High School, and Alexandria Crout and Anastasia Crout, both of Lake High School. Jessica Price serves as director. (EC Photo)

October 26, 2016

The East Central Community College men’s soccer team saw its season come to an end with a 5-1 loss to the Southwest Mississippi Community College Bears in an MACJC quarterfinal matchup in Bailey Stadium in Decatur Tuesday, Oct. 25.

ECCC’s lone goal was by Fredy Gutierrez of Pontotoc High School on a penalty kick.

Coach Kenneth Thompson’s men’s squad finished 9-8 on the season and 5-3 in the North Division.

October 26, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team ended its season after falling 1-0 to Pearl River Community College in overtime of the quarterfinals of the MACJC playoffs Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Bailey Stadium in Decatur.

Coach Gray Massey’s East Central squad finished the season 12-4 overall and 6-2 in the North Division.

This year’s team had the best start in school history at 9-0. The women have finished in the second place in the MACJC North Division three years in a row.