The old saying goes “Give people their flowers while they are yet living.”
Thursday night in the J.Z. George High School, the Carroll County School District did just that for Superintendent Billy Joe Ferguson – they gave him his flowers.
As the 2019 comes to a close, there are changes coming in several of our county offices, and newly-elected officials will be joining those elected for another term for the official swearing-in of elected officials next week.
Twelve students at Winona High School will have the chance to sing with the Delta State Honor Choir.
Choir Director Megan Brock said she asked her students if anyone would be willing to learn the music, and she had some willing participants.
“They have to sing two excerpts and learn how to read sight music,” she said.
Friday, will officially mark the end of a half-century career in education for Billy Joe Ferguson.
Ferguson, who began in the Carroll County School District as a coach, worked his way up to principal of Vaiden High School and on to Superintendent.
Superintendent Billy Joe Ferguson attended his last school board meeting for the Carroll County School District as head of the district. Ferguson, who has working in the district for 50 years, became tearful as he talked about the progress he’s seen the district make over the years.
A Winona native is competing for his second time on the Food Network channel in another cake battle. Jeromie Jones, who’s known as the “Kake King,” will be a contestant on the Food Network Challenge “A Christmas Story Cakes.”
Nothing says Christmas like seeing lights dance against the darkness, full Nativity scenes on display, Santa and all his reindeer and even the mean one – Mr. Grinch. Christmas lights are always a joy for your children or the young at heart to see.