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Where are Mississippi's hurricane shelters?

July 10, 2017 by Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion LedgerStone High School 400 East Border Ave. Wiggins, MS 39577. Stone Middle School 532 East Central Ave Wiggins, MS 39577. Stone Elementary School 1652 Central Ave East Wiggins MS 39577. Perkinston Elementary School 40 2nd Street Perkinston, MS ...

Prep football: Kevin Fant leaving Pascagoula for spot on East Central staff

April 8, 2015 by (blog) (blog)PASCAGOULA, Mississippi -- Pascagoula offensive coordinator Kevin Fant is leaving the Panthers to join the coaching staff at East Central High School. ... Fant has three young children and lives in Hurley, not far from East Central High School. It is ...

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 Hornets pulled off a big upset, knocking off Gautier 26-22 in the third place game of the Region 8-5A Tournament Friday ...

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

February 5, 2015 by (blog) (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 ...

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.

Santa sightings, Christmas tree lightings, festivities abound (Christmas events)

November 26, 2012 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY -- The East Central Civic Association will help usher in the Christmas season on Friday at 5 p.m. near the intersection of Miss. 613 and 613 with a Christmas tree ... Enjoy Christmas music by the Moss Point High School Jazz Band, lighting the ...

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