WINONA – A Vaiden teen was honored Sunday for achieving what no other scout in the Boy Scouts of America have ever achieved – earning all 138 merit badges.
Eagle Scout James Armstrong, 17, of Vaiden was honored Sunday with a reception at the American Legion Post 52 for meeting the requirements to earn all 138 merit badges.
The very first local election I covered as a journalist was nearly 20 years ago, in 2001, with Mississippi’s municipalities holding elections for mayor and boards of aldermen seats. I was editor of the Southaven Press, a 25,000-circulation weekly and my hometown newspaper – three years into my career in the newspaper industry.
Officers from the Winona Police Department foiled a burglary in progress last week.
According to Winona Chief of Police Tommy Bibbs, Captain Calvin Robinson and Officer Orlando Bolden responded to a call in the early morning hours on Thursday, August 8 at El Cabrito Mexican Restaurant in Winona.
WINONA – The Board of Aldermen are mulling over a possible water rate increase due to a shortfall in the water budget.
According to JoJo Grammer of Mississippi Rural Water Association, the City of Winona has a $118,272.44 shortfall in its budget. The city has not raised water rates since 2011.
WINONA – Montgomery County law enforcement officers and first responders will go through a Mississippi Homeland Security-led training which will focus on active shooters in public places.
Children in Carroll and Montgomery counties are nearing the end of their first week of school, and things are getting back into the school-year groove.