Barbara Young of Durant is a four-time cancer survivor. Young went from having it “all” to losing it all once she became sick. A board member of the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation, Young told her story to those in attendance at the Central Mississippi, Inc.’s Breast Cancer Awareness Event on Friday, Oct. 18.
Rumors about a supposed “gang” fight that took place at J.Z. George High School have some in the community scared. However, Superintendent Billy Joe Ferguson said it didn’t happen exactly the way it’s being told.
Ferguson said the truth is much different than what people are saying.
There is just five days until voters in Montgomery County return to the polls to vote for who will become the next sheriff, tax assessor/collector, justice court judge, constable, District 2 supervisor, and District 3 supervisor.
The J.Z. George High School Marching Band has qualified to go to state marching band competition. Band Director Shelby Stapleton said the band received an overall 2 when they competed at Grenada High School.
She said they had to wait for a call from the Mississippi Marching Band Association to see if they would qualify.
Brenda King has served the people of Carroll County as a Deputy Circuit Clerk for 27 and a half years. She began working part-time in December 1991 and became full-time in March 1992.
Residents in Carrollton will vote on a two percent tourism tax on Nov. 5 at the Carrollton Town Hall, which if passed, a two cents tax will be placed on every dollar spent on prepared food and beverage sold within the city limits. The proceeds will benefit tourism, recreation, and parks in Carrollton.