JACKSON – Two bills have been introduced, one in the House of Representatives and one in the Mississippi Senate, to amend the current school consolidation legislation that created the Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District. The bills propose amending the makeup of the district’s board of trustees to be made up of all elected members, v
WINONA – The Mayor and Board of Aldermen discussed the city’s current burn ordinance, which caused some confusion during the January 16 meeting. City attorney Adam Kirk provided the board with a better explanation as to what the law says.
According to a recent Gallop poll, in 2019, more Americans visited a public library than to a movie theatre.
“Visiting the local library remains by far the most common cultural activity Americans engage in,” the website Literary Hub stated.
A Choctaw County man is being held on a $1 million bond for the shooting death of Jimmy Threadgill two weeks ago.
Charles Anthony Cox, 40, is being held in the Choctaw-Winston Regional Correctional Facility near Louisville after being arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with Threadgill’s death.
A Choctaw County man is facing a first-degree murder charge in connection with a body being discovered in a canal in the Stewart area last week.
JACKSON – With the 2020 Legislative Session underway, Representative Karl Oliver (R-Winona) and Senator Lydia Chassaniol (R-Winona) are busy with new challenges and getting to know new faces.
Oliver, who represents House District 46, was named vice-chairman of the Appropriations Committee by Speaker Philip Gun.