The Carroll County School Board is going back to drawing board as they find a new superintendent by January 1, 2020. The board had offered the position to a potential candidate, but didn’t release the name of the candidate pending the candidate’s acceptance.
A Winona man will spend 60 days on house arrest for criminal neglect of four horses that were seized from his home on Stafford Wells Loop.
O.G. Johnson was charged with four counts of animal cruelty which stemmed from an incident that occurred Sunday, June 23. He was represented by Grenada attorney Neal Marlow.
In Montgomery County, the Primary Election results are still unofficial, but there will be a run off in the sheriff’s race between incumbent Bubba Nix and challenger Jeff Tompkins. The two will face off on Aug. 27, and the winner will move on to face independent candidate Barry Gregg in the General Election on Nov. 5.
A Winona man’s bond was reduced to $25,000, and he was bound over to the action of a Montgomery County Grand Jury for an aggravated assault. However, he’s currently out on bond and facing a grand jury for another aggravated assault.
In less than five days, for some, the election will be over, and will campaign on in hopes of winning the General Election. Political candidates are making rounds, shaking hands, posting signs, handing out flyers, kissing babies, and meeting with voters as Election Day closes in on them.
The Carroll County School Board decided not to request a $45,000 increase in ad valorem taxes that would have raised the millage .67. Now, the board is faced with a looming question, how are they going to pay for the three buses they approved and still have the funds to hire a new superintendent under the budget they approved?
As summer winds down, children –and parents – anxiously await the opening of school doors and happy teachers welcoming them back for their first day of school. And as many parents prepare to shop their school’s supply list for all the needed items, there are two events, one in Duck Hill on July 27 and one happening on Aug.