In Phil 4:11 and 12, the Apostle Paul stated: “I am not saying this out of need, for I have learned to be content regardless of my circumstances. I know how to live humbly, and I know how to abound. I am accustomed to any and every situation — to being filled and being hungry, to having plenty and having need.”
The Grenada Railway is now under new management. The railway’s old holder, Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC sold the line to International Railroad Partners out of Boca Raton, Fla.
Sue Stidham, a member of the railway authority, said the sale happened two weeks ago for an undisclosed amount.
Eighteen years ago, Mary Frances Hurt-Wright began a festival in the tiny community of Avalon to celebrate the memory of her grandfather and blues legend, Mississippi John Hurt. That festival has now become an international draw, with people from Australia and even Japan coming to Avalon to attend in the John Hurt festival.
WINONA -- Two local high school graduates were honored during the Ambitious Girls-Empowered Women and Brothers Building Brothers mentoring programs inaugural scholarship banquet. The banquet honored Winona High School graduates Ambra McCaskill and Cameron Huell and took place at the Winona Community Center on Aug. 4.
The Town of Duck Hill has to go back to the drawing board to find a company to help pilot their study for water improvements in the town. Joe Sutherland of Sutherland Engineering and Surveying in Grenada told the board he had to reject both of the proposals sent in to perform the water improvement study.
The family of the late First Lieutenant Guy Hester, Jr. never expected so many people to attend a memorial service for the fallen solder at Oakwood Cemetery in Winona last month, but many of those who knew Hester, his wife, Elsie Lynn, and their families turned out to show their respect.