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Lunch and a live performance

The MCCC dining hall welcomed acoustic musician Kevin House. The solo performer played his blend of original acoustic music and covers of popular 90’s songs for an hour and a half on Wednesday, March 24. House said he got into music because of his father, who has been a musician […]

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Jeff Black and Don White color the stage at MCCC

Emotion and humor filled the Meyer Theater Saturday night when Jeff Black and Don White hit the stage. White’s comedic storytelling and folk music met Black’s blend of country, blues, and rock, resulting in a soulful, humorous event. Approximately 250 seats were filled in the Meyer Theater. As the announcer […]

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Heartbeat of Monroe spreads message with Nick Vujicic.

Heartbeat of Monroe teamed up with Crosswalk Community Church, and other churches in the area, to bring Nick Vujicic to Monroe. “We were honored enough that we received the proceeds from the collection that night,” Sue Miller, assistant director and volunteer coordinator at Heartbeat, said. Heartbeat is a non-profit, donation-based […]

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Nick Vujicic tells Monroe of his life without limbs

He can’t brush his own teeth, comb his own hair, or hold anyone’s hand. But that hasn’t stopped him from sharing his message of hope. Nick Vujicic was born without arms or legs. The 27-year-old Australian native vowed not to let his disabilities hold him back. He travels all around […]

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MCCC students forming car club

MCCC is on its way to having a car club. Two MCCC students, Brett Rossio and Chris Peruski, are taking their love of classic American cars and turning it into a club. “The college does not have any sort of car club, so I think this will be a good […]

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MCCC responds to Haiti quake

Alex Babycz and Brian Lay traveled to Haiti to help a university set up a computer lab in Oct. 2008.  Two years later, that university is a pile of rubble, and their Haitian friends have no place to go. Video: Alex Babycz talks about Haiti On Jan. 12, a 7.0 […]

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Does Santa Clause exist, or is he just a myth?

Over the past two centuries the story of Santa Clause has been told to children around the world.  At some point in time many children question the existence of Santa Clause, the answer is yes Virginia there is a Santa Clause.  The story of Santa Clause began in 1823 when […]

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Former MCCC student publishes horror book

Success comes in many forms, and with Barry Brickey, the adage holds true. Brickey, a 2001 graduate of MCCC, has released a self-published horror novel, The Silence.  The story involves a family that moves into a farmhouse, on Denton Road, and unexpectedly find themselves involved in a century old curse. […]

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New snack shop treats Monroe

If someone were to walk to Cravings, downtown Monroe’s new snack shop, they would be greeted by a bright yellow store front with a hand-painted facade brought together with a seasonally decorated window front. Smells of chocolate and fudge fill the quaint sitting area just inside. The glass display counter […]