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.
Residents of Coila now have their own store to pick up essentials.
Dollar General, located at 35218 Highway 430, opened last week for residents to enjoy the convenience of not having to drive to Carrollton, North Carrollton, Vaiden or Winona to grab a gallon of milk, household items, and even frozen foods.
Carroll County Emergency Management/Civil Defense Director Ken Strachan met with officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency to tour the areas around the county damaged from torrential rainfall Carroll County received in late February.
With the help of Representative Karl Oliver, the Lodi-Minerva Volunteer Fire Department is steps closer to reality. Members of the community have worked tirelessly to raise funds to build the fire department over the past couple of years.