Carroll County is close to receiving their first allotment from the state from Senate Bill 2002. The board passed a memorandum of understanding that authorizes the spending of the $500,000 that was allotted during the legislative special session.
With a gloomy forecast ahead for Saturday, many are probably asking what will happen if it rains Saturday for Vaiden’s Heritage Festival.
Mayor Mel Hawthorne said rain or shine, the festival will continue, but, he’s praying for no rain and a sunny day.
When Bro. David, Westmoreland, pastor of Vaiden Baptist Church, received a call from the Vaiden Baptist Pulpit Committee about taking the position as pastor, he knew he was led by God. The only problem was that he had no idea where God was leading him.
Westmoreland, who’s originally from Caledonia, had never heard of Vaiden.
Sendy Hall has always been a helper, a woman who helps others in their time of need. As a registered nurse in the emergency room at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital, Hall has pretty much seen it all. Nothing surprises her anymore, especially after she fought cancer and won. She may be shaken, but she’s not easily broken.
The Carroll County School Board voted Thursday night to approve employee overtime pay as it is earned during its meeting held at Vaiden’s City Hall.
During September’s meeting, this same issue arose about employee overtime pay. Some of the board members feel that there should be a way to reduce overtime pay.
Homecoming for a high school student is an exciting time – a week of festivities, the annual parade, the crowning of the queen, and the big game. For An’Darius Coffey, the freshman quarterback for Winona High School, this homecoming meant so much more.
The town of Duck Hill is looking for a few people willing to get their hands dirty to finish outside maintenance before the cool temperatures set in.
Maintenance Director Patricia “Sookie” Currington said she needs a few more workers to finish out the year weedeating, cutting grass and cleaning ditches.
Four years ago, Angela Britton of Poplar Creek went through two of the toughest times of her life -- the loss of her dad and dealing with her own personal battle with breast cancer. Four years later, she said she is “a tough old broad.”