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MHP identifies TX couple killed in Hurley crash

October 3, 2016 by WLOX

The Mississippi Highway Patrol has identified the Texas couple killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday in Hurley. MHP spokesman Chase Elkins said ... Elkins said the deadly crash happened near East Central High School on Hwy. 614 when a car pulled out in ...

Big day on tap for East Central High School athletics

May 5, 2015 by (blog) (blog)Tuesday promises to be a big day for sports on the campus of East Central High School. First off, the Lady ... The other side of the baseball bracket in the south also begins tonight just up the road from Hurley in Lucedale, as George County hosts ...

Prep basketball: East Central girls earn first playoff berth in two decades

February 20, 2015 by (blog) (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- The East Central girls basketball team is headed to the playoffs for the first time since 1993. The Lady ... East Central got to enjoy the historic win in front of their home fans, as the tourney is taking place at East Central ...

East Central High basketball coach fired for 'inappropriate relationship' with student

February 5, 2015 by (blog)

HURLEY, Mississippi -- Multiple sources have confirmed to that East Central High School girls' basketball coach Ryan Cochran has been fired due to an inappropriate relationship with a student. Jackson County School District Superintendent ...

Juco baseball: East Central High senior standout Eric Saksa signs with Pearl River CC

January 30, 2015 by (blog) (blog)Eric Saksa - R/R - RHP/INF - 5'11'' 190 - East Central High School, Hurley, MS -- During his junior season at East Central High, Saksa was an integral part in their playoff run. He posted a 6-3 record with a 1.62 ERA and a .193 batting average against.

Prep football: Halloween night will be a Homecoming for East Central teacher Devin Smith

October 30, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)East Central High School teacher Devin Smith (middle) is surrounded by her husband East Central head coach Seth Smith and her dad Picayune head coach Dodd Lee. Her sister Tabatha (far right) and several of Devin's boys are pictured as well. (submitted ...

Hurley's Jade Richardson to compete for Miss Mississippi Teen USA 2015

October 13, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)Richardson is a senior of East Central High School and has received numerous academic honors including being selected in Duke TIP (Talent Identification Program) and awarded the National Language Arts Award during her middle school years; ...

ECHS presents 2014 Homecoming Court on Oct. 17

October 10, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- One of five senior maids will have the honor of being crowned East Central High School's 2014 Homecoming Queen. This honor is presented to the young lady who exemplifies what representing East Central High School means.

Hurley community mourns 16-year-old Cade Slater, ECHS junior who died unexpectedly

October 6, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- The Hurley community is mourning the loss of 16-year-old Cade Slater after the boy died unexpectedly Friday night. Slater, a junior at East Central High School, died after he stopped breathing and collapsed at a fast food ...

Authorities: Hurley woman burglarizes ECHS students' cars, claims she was looking for ISIS members

October 3, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- Jackson County authorities say a 41-year-old Hurley woman who was caught stealing from East Central High School students' vehicles claimed she was looking for members of the terrorist group ISIS. Lisa Carol Roche is charged with ...

Black bear sightings reported this morning in Hurley area

June 15, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)A black bear was spotted in the Hurley area Saturday morning. Here's a shot of the bear in a field adjacent to the East Central High School baseball and softball fields. HURLEY, Mississippi -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Department received a few 911 ...

Construction of new East Central Middle School on track for Christmas holiday move-in (photos)

September 6, 2013 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- Construction of the new $6.4 million East Central Middle School is ahead of schedule and on track for two grades to move into the facility during the Christmas break, according to Jackson County School District Superintendent ...

East Central High School Stingettes achieve superior performance at dance camp

July 23, 2013 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)Photo includes ECHS Stingettes Dance Team after receiving superior, first place trophy and trophy for highest ribbon scores at recent UDA dance camp held at the University of Southern Mississippi. Team members include: Katie Freeman, Kerrington ...

Busby-Robinson announce engagement

June 26, 2013 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. Randy Busby and Ms. Shawna Bond of Hurley. Her grandparents are Mrs. Flora Bond and the late Mr. Marion "Buck" Bond of Hurley and Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Busby of Moss Point. A graduate of East Central High School ...

East Central High School graduates 165 during commencement exercises (gallery)

May 21, 2013 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)The seniors of ECHS have received a combined amount of over $1.6 million in scholarships. The salutatorian was Daniel John Taylor. He is the son of Matthew and Stacey Taylor. Taylor plans to attend Mississippi State University and major in engineering.

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