Patrick Roy, a 17-year-old junior from J.Z. George High School, has always had a fondness for art. It’s in his blood. He said his dad Larry Roy was once a tattoo artist and is also a master carpenter. His cousin Haley Carroll owns a tattoo shop in Winona.
For him, art in some form has always been a part of his life.
A confirmed EF-0 tornado touched down in the area of the Poplar Creek and Huntsville communities near the Choctaw County line Saturday afternoon causing downed trees.
Montgomery County Emergency Management Director Alan Pratt said it was confirmed the damage was from an EF-0 tornado.
Velma Young, tax assessor/collector for Montgomery County, is retiring after serving for 12 years as assessor and collector and 23 years as a clerk, serving under three different assessor and collectors for a total of 36 years in all.
To search or not to search? That’s the question that members of the Carroll County School Board are facing. Should they keep Superintendent Billy Joe Ferguson and not open up a search or open the search and have Ferguson, along with others, apply for the position of Superintendent.
In his first official act as the new Carroll County Emergency Management Director, Ken Strachan updated supervisors on the aftermath of five days of heavy rains that caused water to flood roads, roads to wash out, widespread flooding and mudslides.
Strachan said from Tuesday to Saturday, the county saw almost 10 inches of rain.
One of the most difficult decisions for a high school student is deciding what direction to go after graduation. Do you go to a four year or two year college? Trade school? Military? Straight to work? Sometimes, students need a push in the right direction and one woman in Carroll County decided to do just that for the students at J.Z.
Emergency Management Director Gayle Beard attended her last Carroll County Supervisors meeting Feb. 25. Beard announced in December that she was retiring but stayed on a little longer until the position was filled.