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Past Winona Times in PDF form by katcross
Past Winona Times in PDF form
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Any links for past Winona Times
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Are there any links or websites for past Winona Times newspapers in PDF format? Is the Winona Times in the process of digitalizing past newspapers? Thanks

Any links for past Winona Times
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Are there any links or websites for past Winona Times newspapers in PDF format? Is the Winona Times in the process of digitalizing past newspapers? Thanks

West Nile Virus reported in Carroll County
by Reggie Ross, Staff Writer
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Carroll County is one of ten counties where at least one person has been infected by the West Nile Virus. According to the Mississippi State Department of Health, 12 new human cases of the West Nile Virus have been reported, bringing the total to 37 cases statewide. So far this year, five deaths from the disease have been reported. Recent WNV deaths were reported in Lee and Coahoma counties. For Carroll County, it joins ten other counties -- Adams, Coahoma, Clarke, Jones, Lee, Monroe, and Washington counties – who have reported cases this week. Two cases were also reported in Forrest and Hinds counties. So far this year, human WNV cases have been reported in the following counties: Adams (3), Bolivar (1), Carroll (1), Coahoma (1), Clarke (1), Covington (1), Forrest (6), Harrison (1), Hinds (9), Jones (1), Lauderdale (1), Lee (1), Madison (1), Monroe (1), Newton (1), Rankin (4), Yazoo (1), Washington (1), and Wilkinson (1). Five WNV deaths have occurred, in Coahoma, Forrest, Lee, Madison, and Yazoo counties. The MSDH only reports laboratory-confirmed cases to the public. In 2013, Mississippi had 45 WNV cases and five deaths. This is the second year that the WNV has hit the area. Last year, one person died as a result of the virus. “This is typically the time of the year when our case numbers rise, given that peak season in Mississippi is July, August, and September. It’s a good reminder that WNV is throughout the state, and all Mississippians should remain vigilant, even with cooler weather,” said MSDH State Epidemiologist Dr. Thomas Dobbs. According to the MDH, Mississippians should take the following precautions to reduce the risk of contracting WNV and other mosquito-borne illnesses year-round: remove sources of standing water, especially after rainfall; and if you will be in mosquito-prone areas, wear protective clothing (such as long-sleeved shirts and pants) during peak times from dusk until dawn, and use a recommended mosquito repellent according to manufacturer’s directions. Symptoms of WNV infection are often mild and may include fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, a rash, muscle weakness or swollen lymph nodes. In a small number of cases, infection can result in encephalitis or meningitis, which can lead to paralysis, coma and possibly death.
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Squad car totaled by fire truck
by Reggie Ross, Staff Writer
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While firefighters worked to extinguish a blaze at a Vaiden restaurant Monday, an unmanned fire truck collided with several parked vehicles. According to Carroll County Sheriff Jerry Carver, an unmanned fire truck with the Vaiden Volunteer Fire Department, whose firefighters were responding to a Monday afternoon fire at 35-55 Truck Stop on Highway 35, rolled into a Carroll County Sheriff’s Department patrol car, another Vaiden fire truck and two semi-truck trailers. “It appears that the fire truck was left out of gear,” Carver said. Around 2:15 p.m., the Vaiden Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire in the kitchen area of the truck stop. Carver said Deputy Therrell Turner parked his patrol car near the truck scales owned by the truck stop, just off Highway 35. “Therrell [Turner] called to get help and parked his vehicle, when several fire trucks arrived,” Carver said. “At that time, the older model fire truck rolled down and hit the other fire truck damaging it.” Carver said after the fire truck collided with the other, it continued to roll toward Turner and the patrol car. “Therrell thought that the truck would surely stop, but later saw that no one was driving it and jumped out of the way,” Carver said. Carver said the fire truck rolled from 60 to 70 yards from the gas pumps heading west, before it collided into the passenger side of the patrol car, then into the two semi-truck trailers before coming to a stop in the parking lot next to the truck stop. Carver said the trailers are what finally brought the fire truck to a halt. “No one was hurt, but a lot of property damage was done,” Carver said. “Our car is totaled, and the other fire truck received some pretty good damages.” Carver said the fire at 35-55 was controlled and extinguished by the Vaiden fire department. “It appears the truck stop had some smoke and water damage in the kitchen area,” Carver said.
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Tigers fall to Cleveland
by Reggie Ross, Sports Editor
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WINONA -- The mid-season schedule for the Winona Tigers is a tough one, and it only gets worse with a dangerous Water Valley on the schedule Friday night. Last week, the Tigers traveled to fourth-ranked, 4A Cleveland, and fell 52-12 to the Wildcats. The Tigers led 7-0 after the first quarter, but it was a 24 point second quarter for the Wildcats that sealed the evening up for Winona. The Tigers drop to 1-4 on the season and will prepare for Water Valley, a team that fell to a 4A Senatobia, 63-36.. In the Cleveland matchup, the Tigers scored twice in the third quarter and matched up well with the Wildcats in the second half, especially the third quarter. Receiver Ken Merritt got both scores on the night for the Tigers. “I think we played better in the second half,” Tigers head coach Joey Tompkins said. “We just have to do a better job on focusing on what we’re supposed to do.” Senior QB Marlo Hill, for the second straight week, completed seven passes., throwing 7 of 11 passes for 141 yards. D.C. Olton had 12 carries for 64 yards, and Hill rushed for 51 on 19 carries. Merritt had four carries for 39 yards, and Tommie Burt had four touches for 31 yards. The Tigers had a total of 214 rushing yards, and Cleveland rushed for over 400 on the night. Merritt’s two scores came from Hill passes, and the wide receiver finished the game with four catches for 74 yards. Demarco Williams had two receptions, and Ryan Parkerson added a catch as well.
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