A Winona man is facing statutory rape charges.
According to Winona Police Captain Dan Herod, chief investigator for the Winona Police Department, Jerral Easterwood, 30, of Winona has been charged with five counts of statutory rape of a minor under the age of 16.
Herod said Easterwood was arrested Friday.
As the New Year begins, most people make resolutions -- lose weight, save money, get organized.
For some, a slow cooker and even the new InstaPot is a lifesaver. I am not an InstaPot user just yet, but from what I see on social media, it is the best invention since the microwave.
WINONA -- It took firefighters more than six hours to extinguish a fire that destroyed Crossroads Small Engine in Winona Monday night.
According to Winona Fire Chief Brad Mooneyham, Winona firefighters responded to the report of a fire at Crossroads Small Engine, located at 1218 Highway 51 North, at 9:44 p.m. Monday night.
WINONA -- The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors voted to keep District 2 Supervisors Keith McGee as the board president, with District 5 Supervisor Janet Harper serving as vice president. This is the second year McGee and Harper have held the board’s leadership seats.
In other business:
According to Winona Chief of Police Tommy Bibbs, his officers wrote more than 100 tickets in the month of December, most of those for ignoring the speed limit.
According to Bibbs, after the Winona Board of Aldermen passed on speeding complaints from citizens to Bibbs, his officers began to pay extra attention to Winona’s roadways.
A Vaiden man is facing burglary of a building charges.
According to Vaiden Chief of Police Ickret Bennett, Benjamin “Midnight” Yancy, 53, of Vaiden has been arrested and charged with burglary of a building. He is currently waiting for his initial appearance which should be held this morning.