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Heritage Festival a big success
The fifth annual Vaiden Cultural and Heritage Festival was a success, and Mayor Mel Hawthorne said the annual event is only getting bigger. “I thought the turnout was a great one, under the circums...
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No injuries reported in Thursday’s small plane accident
A accident during takeoff caused severe damage to a small plane Thursday afternoon near the Winona-Montgomery Municipal Airport, but the pilot suffered no injuries during the accident.
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Carroll County climbs to C rating
NORTH CARROLLTON -- After dropping to an overall “D” last year, officials in the Carroll County School District are smiling again after the district climbed a letter grade this year. The school dis...
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No injuries reported in Thursday’s small plane accident
A accident during takeoff caused severe damage to a small plane Thursday afternoon near the Winona-Montgomery Municipal Airport, but the pilot suffered no injuries during the accident.
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Carroll Co. Schools receive good audit
Carroll County School District received a certificate of achievement for financial reporting by the Mississippi State Auditor for its most recent audit of the school year ending in June 2014. The 6...
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Woman pleads guilty to murder
WINONA – A young woman will serve 20 years in prison for murder. Amber Lynn Grant, 23, pleaded guilty last week to the murder of Cheryl Burress of Winona in Montgomery County Circuit Court. She was...
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One killed in two-car crash
by Reggie Ross, Staff Writer
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A fatal accident in rural Montgomery County claimed the life of a Ridgeland man near the Montgomery and Choctaw County line last week. According to Tony Dunn, Public Affairs Officer with the Missis...
Carrollton looks to beautify town
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
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CARROLLTON – The Mayor and Board of Aldermen were very complimentary of a beautification plan for the town developed by Damian and Jennifer Augsberger of CDP Landscape Architecture of Greenwood. At...
Vaiden annual festival set for Saturday
by Reggie Ross, Sports Editor
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
VAIDEN -- It’s the time of the year when people line the streets of Vaiden to enjoy a Saturday of fun, fellowship and lots of food. This is the fifth year for the Vaiden Cultural and Heritage Festi...
Principals give school board updates
by Reggie Ross, Staff Writer
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Principals of the three Carroll County public schools informed the Carroll County School Board that teachers and students are hard at work to continue to improve on state testing. After the release...
Man pleads guilty to aggravated DUI
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Taylor, Jr., pleaded guilty to aggravated driving under the influence in Montgomery County Circuit Court last week. He was sentenced to serve 15 years in the custody of the Mississippi Departme...
Investigation ongoing in Bibbs murder case
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The investigation continues into the murder of a Winona man. According to Montgomery County Sheriff Bubba Nix, the investigation is ongoing in the murder of 22-year-old Devante Tyrone Bibbs of Wino...
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