Dancing through life

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

WINONA – Claire Gaines has danced nearly all her life – 71 years to be exact – first as a student and then as a teacher.  This year, following her 50th recital as a teacher, Gaines will hang up her dancing shoes and retire.  Saturday’s annual recital will be her last.




County, city agree to TIF plan for new development

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

WINONA – The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors and the Winona Board of Aldermen agreed to participate in a tax increment finance, or TIF, plan to provide infrastructure improvements for an $8 million business development proposed for the southwestern corner of Highway 82 and Interstate 55.  The TIF plan will provide $1.5 million in street,



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Obituaries

Willie B. Carter, 84, passed away at her residence in Pearl on July 3, 2019.