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.
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