An Ohio man will spend 15 years with the Mississippi Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to the lesser crime of robbery, and his accomplice will spend five years on supervised probation for her role in the hold up of Pilot Truck Stop back in June.
“Lead Me to the Rock,” the Fall Hill Fire Production, will open Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Montgomery County Arts Center. The play is loosely based on the life of Eskridge native Rebecca Weed Patterson and her family and the life of Della Young and her family.
Carroll County could see a new marker honoring famed author Elizabeth Spencer.
Carrollton Mayor Pam Lee told the Carroll County Board of Supervisors that Save Mississippi has plans to possibly honor Spencer with a trail marker.
Superintendent Billy Joe Ferguson said Anjuan Brown, assistant to the superintendent and head of security, is now a Carroll County Deputy Sheriff and a school safety officer. He said the district is currently looking for a school resource officer to have in the school district.
Kilmichael native Talameika Brice, 38, was chosen to paint the mural on the new Barack H. Obama Magnet School. The school, formerly known as Jefferson Davis Elementary, had its name changed in Oct. 2017, after a student vote.
At the Winona Career and Technical Center, those dreaming of teaching as a career can get a taste of what life will be like in the classroom, thanks to the new Teacher Academy.
Holly Bridges said Teacher Academy replaced a former business technology class last year. In its first year, the students are off to a great start.