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ELLISVILLE – After three semesters of classes over the last year, 30 Jones College students are ready to become Licensed Practical Nurses. After successfully completing the program these graduates are ready to pass the licensing test, NCLEX-PN and go to work as LPN’s. Most of these students …

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ELLISVILLE – Sixteen, Jones College sophomores were selected from the student body to compete for the New Century Scholars Program in conjunction with the International Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa’s academic scholarship program.  These top academic and career and technical students were n…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones College’s Workforce College is offering a welding day class at the Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville in January. The course will meet Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., beginning Monday, January 22, 2019, through Friday, March 29, 2019.

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ELLISVILLE – Two highly motivated and hard-working men in the science field were selected to represent Jones College as the Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence representatives. Science instructor, Eric Shows of Ellisville and Jones College sophomore and pre-med…

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ELLISVILLE – The Economic Development Authority of Jones County and PG Technologies, LLC in Ellisville have formed a partnership with Jones College to provide advanced technology training with robotics at the Whitehead Advanced Technology Center.  Jones College has purchased two, 140 ABB Rob…

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The partnership between Jones College’s Fine Arts department and the Salvation Army has brought hundreds of toys to children and smiles from adults enjoying the last five Christmas benefit shows. 

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ELLISVILLE – The partnership between Jones College’s Fine Arts department and the Salvation Army has brought hundreds of toys to children and smiles from adults enjoying the last five Christmas benefit shows. This year, the audience attending the Christmas Show, “Santa’s Swingin’ Pajama Part…

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ELLISVILLE - Jones College honored three of its alumni, Dennis Bohannon of Laurel, Paul Culliver of The Woodlands, Texas and formerly of Raleigh, and Clyde Dease Jr., of Picayune and formerly of Ellisville, during Homecoming festivities.  Each of the three Honor Alumni of the Year has poured…

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ELLISVILLE – The Jones College Fine Arts Department is pleased to continue its partnership with the Salvation Army in providing a bit of Christmas cheer for kids in the Pine Belt. The public is invited to begin the holiday season by attending this year’s Christmas show, “Santa’s Swingin’ Paj…

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ELLISVILLE – After battling all day at the Jones College Bobcat Math League playoff competition, the first-seeded Oak Grove Warrior team won the 2018 Championship title for the second time in recent history. It literally came down to the last question in the final round of 30-questions with …

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ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College will host its annual Most Beautiful Pageant on Tuesday, November 13, at 7 p.m. in the M. P. Bush Fine Arts Auditorium. The pageant is sponsored by the JCJC yearbook staff.

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ELLISVILLE – A $10,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation has provided each of the five Jones College precision manufacturing and machining student-recipients with a one-thousand dollar tuition scholarship. Receiving the scholarships are Tanner Bryant of Laurel, Jason Williams of Laurel, Ch…

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ELLISVILLE – While discussing his road to success as an artist, Thomas Jackson shared he was a musician first.  Becoming an artist was a nice surprise for the Hattiesburg resident whose original career plans didn’t go as planned. The Tupelo native said he couldn’t see how art would fit into …

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ELLISVILLE – Since the inception of the, “Round Up for Education” Scholarship program through Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association, more than 1,250 students in the region received scholarships to a Mississippi Community/Junior College. This year, a total of 250 students from through…

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ELLISVILLE – The nice weather brought out about one-thousand princesses, superheroes, goblins and ghouls to have fun at the annual Jones College Treats in the Streets on the JC campus.  Hundreds of kids participated in the costume contests for babies and teens, with the winners of the creati…

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ELLISVILLE – Four community legends and founders of Jones College, Harry Bush of Laurel, Julius “Judy” King of Heidelberg, Judge Charles W. Pickering of Hebron and Vic West of Wayne County and Laurel were recently selected to be honored during a Legacy Tree dedication ceremony. Located in th…

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ELLISVILLE – In the final week of the regular season of Jones College’s Bobcat Math League, new division leaders emerge, leaving previous winning teams nearly missing a playoff bid.  The Sacred Heart Crusaders secured its division leader ranking from the first week and never slipped.  In fac…

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ELLISVILLE – Before a handful of the remaining Jones County Junior College football team members that made history on December 10, 1955, a historical marker honoring the special occasion was unveiled during Homecoming festivities. The bold act by college officials allowing the first all-whit…

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ELLISVILLE – The bond between a father and son is special. However, Jones College’s Director of Bands, Dr. Ben Burge not only gets to bond with his son Max who is a freshman at Jones, but he also gets to “band” with him.  When the younger Burge contemplated playing in the band in middle scho…

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ELLISVILLE – Plans are underway to make Homecoming at Jones College a special event. The weekend of activities will incorporate the Homecoming theme, “Inspiring Bobcats through the Ages” beginning with the student Homecoming pep rally on Thursday, October 18 at 7 p.m. at the Lake. The “glow …

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ELLISVILLE – The competition ramped up this week after most high schools had two weeks off for Fall Break and school activities. The Science Division’s ranking for the top three teams changed this week for the fourth time this season, leaving West Jones wondering if they can regain the divis…

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Jones College’s 2018 Honor Alumni have contributed a lifetime of service to the institution and their communities in numerous ways.  Laurel’s Dennis Bohannon, Raleigh native Paul Culliver and Ellisville native Clyde Dease will be honored at the annual JCJC Alumni Luncheon on homecoming on Sa…

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The Jones College 2018 Homecoming Court, standing from left, sophomore maid Jessica Smith of Seminary; student body maid Kaitlyn Craig of Petal and sophomore maid Mikayla Banks of Vicksburg. Seated from left are freshman maid Kaitlin Evans of Seminary, Queen Haley Smith of Ellisville and fre…

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Jones College’s Office of Student Affairs and Student Government Association, along with campus clubs, organizations and the city of Ellisville, will host the annual “Treats in the Streets” night of activities on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 5-7:30 p.m. The trick-or-treat trail event will be on th…

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ELLISVILLE – The Culinary Arts department at Jones College is welcoming the President and Publisher of the magazine, Louisiana Kitchen & Culture, Susan Ford to campus to share her new holiday recipes on Tuesday, October 30. The event, “A Louisiana Holiday Lunch & Learn” will feature …

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BOONEVILLE – The seventh-ranked Jones College Bobcats scored three touchdowns in less than five minutes of the first quarter and went on to defeat Northeast Mississippi 40-27 Thursday night at Tiger Stadium/Bill Ward Field.

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POPLARVILLE — There was no doubt who the top “Cat” was in the 88th annual “Catfight” Thursday night at Dobie Holden Stadium.

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JCJC rebranded as Jones College; ‘nothing junior about us anymore’

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    Jones County Junior College’s Workforce College is offering a 30-hour OSHA General Industry course at the JCJC Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville in September.

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Jones County Junior College’s Adult Education program award- ed 138 students with a High School Equivalency credential at a special commencement ceremony on Monday in the M.P. Bush Fine Arts Auditorium. Guests of the 70 students who participated in the graduation ceremony also discovered who…

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Using a punishing running attack led by former South Jones star Scott Phillips and a stifling defense, the Jones County Junior College Bobcats dispatched No. 20 Co-Lin, 35-20, in the South Division opener for both schools.

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Jones County Junior College’s Emergency Medical Technology program recently received the prestigious “Excellence in Action” award, which recognizes the best Career Technical Education programs across the nation by Advance CTE.

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Jones County Junior College sophomore and biology major from Hattiesburg Katelyn Stone will be the first junior/community college transfer to commit to Mississippi College’s equestrian team. MC head coach Mandi Powers said she is excited to have Stone join the team, which she initiated in 2007.

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After leading Bay Springs High to a Class 2A state championship in 2015 and being an integral part of JCJC’s MACJC Championship, Region 23 Championship and a run to the quarterfinals of the NJCAA national tourney this year, Bruce Stevens verbally committed Monday to continue his basketball c…

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ELLISVILLE –U.S. Senator Roger Wicker stopped in Waynesboro recently and toured Jones County Junior College’s Wayne County Center. Visiting with members of the community and media, Wicker shared his thoughts about the end of one president’s term and the prospects of the new Republican Presid…

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ELLISVILLE – Nine, Jones County Junior College sophomores were selected to compete for the New Century Scholars/All-State Academic Team through the International Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa.  These students were nominated by faculty members and then selected by the JCJC Scholarship Commit…

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ELLISVILLE – Central Gulf Industrial Alliance recently awarded Jones County Junior College’s welding program at the Greene County Center a Silver Endorsement.  Greene County Center Director, Clint James explained several companies recommended the JCJC welding program for CGIA review. Earning…

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ELLISVILLE – Georgia-Pacific’s Lumber Mill in Bay Springs recently donated $3,000 to Jones County Junior College’s Jasper County Center, beginning a new partnership with the college.  Jasper County Center Director, Paul Johnson said the money will purchase tools for the Center’s Millwright lab.

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ELLISVILLE – The Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) selected Jones County Junior College accounting instructor and business division chair, Rick Bedwell as its Outstanding Educator of the Year.  The Petal resident and JCJC alumni is only the second community/junior c…