“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.
We only read of fairy godmothers in Disney fairy tales. In Cinderella, her fairy godmother helped her turn a pumpkin into a horse and carriage and her dusty house dress into a beautiful ball gown. For Danielle White and Torrey Dale, two teachers at J.Z.
Robert Bailey, president emeritus of the G. V. “Sonny” Montgomery Foundation, presented Marcus Lawson, director of the North Mississippi Veterans Cemetery in Kilmichael, with a new golf cart donation. The cemetery uses the golf carts to transport visitors around the facility.
Jessie Mann, the head librarian at the Duck Hill Library, never imagined that she’d go back to work after working 40 years and retiring in 2000. However, in 2009, after volunteering at the library, she accepted the position of librarian and returned to the workforce.