In the state and countywide primary elections held on August 2, 1955, Mississippi voters selected between five candidates for governor, eventually electing J.P. Coleman over Paul B. Johnson in the August 23 run-off election.
With schools starting back next week, teachers in Montgomery County will be attending an annual Professional Leadership Conference organized by the Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District. The conference began today and will conclude tomorrow afternoon.
WINONA – The Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District school board voted to request an increase in ad valorem funding in the amount of $295,000 for the 2019-2020 school year. The increase will be used to fund hiring two school resource officers and a planned objective to increase student proficiency, particularly in third grade reading.
The leaders of the public school districts in Carroll and Montgomery counties have finalized their budgets, with one district requesting an increase in ad valorem taxes and the other opting to request the same millage rate as last year.
Renee Holman’s career in dance will take an intermission, as she focuses on her twin high school-age daughters in the coming years. Holman announced she would retire as dance teacher at Carroll Academy, Central Holmes Christian School, and Winona Christian School recently, after spending 17 years teaching full time.
WINONA – The Winona Board of Aldermen accepted a bid of $417,350.50 to pave Powell Street and several surrounding streets during Tuesday’s regular meeting of the board.
Murphy Paving Company was awarded the lowest and best bid on the project.