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.
Two Carroll County residents have qualified for the upcoming school board election that will be held Nov. 6. Circuit Clerk Durward Stanton said Beat 3 incumbent Daniel Vest and Beat 4 resident John L. Phillips have qualified in the upcoming election. Beats 3 and 4 are the only seats on the ballot this election.
Carroll County Board of Supervisors are considering an ordinance that will establish a dog tethering law. During its Tuesday meeting at the Carroll County Courthouse in Carrollton, the board heard from Doll Stanley with In Defense of Animals Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada.
In Vaiden, there’s good news with the newly-allocated funding from the Mississippi Legislature, and some not so good news, with the town learning that it was not awarded the Community Development Block Grant from the Mississippi Development Authority for their sewer project.
Carroll County and the towns of North Carrollton, Carrollton and Vaiden will see a nice chunk of change for various project from the state after the Mississippi Legislature passed a three-part bill that encompasses the new state lottery, a bill that splits the 2010 Deepwater Horizion BP oil settlement money, and the Mississippi Infrastructure M
The town of Kilmichael is in the process of finalizing its 2018-2019 fiscal year budget.
Tuesday night, the board of aldermen held its budget meeting for their upcoming fiscal year, which will go into effect on Oct. 1.
If you’ve ever driven down Highway 407 or Highway 51 recently during school traffic at Winona Elementary School, you may have seen Officer Orlando Bolden directing traffic in his own personal style. To most people, Bolden is known as the dancing cop.
Upon retirement, some people dream of being able to travel freely and enjoy the fruits of their years of working. Some retirees dream of retiring and enjoying life with their friend.
A group of retired educators from the Carroll County School District are doing both as part a group the formed, known as the Retiree Sisterhood.
After Atmos Energy dug up holes on McCarley Road to tie in existing gas lines, the company patched the road, but the patches have settled leaving a rough road. Supervisor Jim Neill said he feels Atmos should pay for repaving the road, and county officials agreed, sending Atmos a $68,000 bill.