Vaiden leaders attend conference

By TISH BUTTS,

BILOXI – The Vaiden mayor and members of the Board of Aldermen attended the 86th annual Mississippi Municipal League conference in Biloxi last week to learn how they can better serve Vaiden.

Mayor Melvin Hawthorne and Aldermen Theodore Purnell, Curtis Meeks, Doris Fluker and Lesia Hemphill attended the conference.


Community mourning loss of teen

By TISH BUTTS,

NORTH CARROLLTON – Students, faculty and staff at J.Z. George will return to classes in mourning of Elisabeth Guerra, who lost her life last week.

Guerra, a 16-year-old junior, died of respiratory failure at her home in North Carrollton on July 26, according to her obituary provided by Oliver Funeral Home.







Lady Jags ready for play

By TISH BUTTS,

NORTH CARROLLTON – The J.Z. George Lady Jaguars just wrapped a summer of practice in preparation of the upcoming 2018 fast-pitch season.

During their first season, after being without a fast-pitch softball team for a number of years, the Lady Jaguars played teams from various schools, regardless of class.



Lady Stars play today

By TISH BUTTS,

WINONA – The Winona Christian Lady Stars were two-and-two following their opening tournament on Saturday.

Lady Stars Head Coach John Harris said the team had ups and downs on offense and defense from game to game throughout the day.


Lady Rebels work to improve

By TISH BUTTS,

CARROLLTON – The Carroll Academy Lady Rebels are working to improve after a handful of losses.

The Lady Rebels lost 17-0 to the Humphreys Academy Lady Rebels at home on July 28.

“We got two hits,” said Lady Rebels Head Coach Rusty Miller. “Sandy Rhea Tackett got a hit, and Anna Grace Cleveland got a hit.”





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