If you’ve ever wanted to learn about fruit trees – what’s the best climate, best soil, what grows best here in Mississippi -- then Larry Stephenson of Southern Cultured Orchard in Carroll County is the guy you want to meet.
As the primary gets closer, many groups are planning rallies to help voters to hear from the various candidates and make informed decisions in August and again in November. This year’s election will determine who will be the next sheriff, chancery clerk, circuit clerk, coroner, county prosecutor, supervisors, tax assessor and collector, judges
As many began their day on May 2, others will gather to cover them in prayer during the National Day of Prayer. There will be three services in Montgomery County, including two services at Christ’s Cross – one at 7:30 p.m. service and a 9:30 a.m. service.
A teacher has one of the hardest jobs in one of the hardest fields. Teachers shape the minds of the youngest citizens; they can push future doctors, lawyers, artists and even future teachers to do and be the best people they can be.
The Carroll County School District board meetings are never empty. They’re filled with administrators, teachers, parents, community members. There is always a good handful of citizens who faithfully attend the board meetings.
With the 2020 Census approaching, people need to understand why it’s important to be counted in the federal census.
Federally-funded programs for roads and highways for example, the HeadStart program, Medicaid and Medicare, all rely on Census funding, and if numbers are lower than the actual representation, it could affect funding.
Madeline Branch, 16, a sophomore at Winona High School, said she took a risk and applied to the Mississippi School of Math and Science in Columbus. That risk paid off as Branch learned she was accepted into the prestigious school last month.
Christopher Golden, 42, was found guilty of armed robbery, kidnapping, and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon in Montgomery County Circuit Court. Golden robbed the Magnolia Lodge at gunpoint, kidnapped Nick Patel, and was in possession of a weapon as a convicted felon.