The Carroll County School Board decided not to request a $45,000 increase in ad valorem taxes that would have raised the millage .67. Now, the board is faced with a looming question, how are they going to pay for the three buses they approved and still have the funds to hire a new superintendent under the budget they approved?
As summer winds down, children –and parents – anxiously await the opening of school doors and happy teachers welcoming them back for their first day of school. And as many parents prepare to shop their school’s supply list for all the needed items, there are two events, one in Duck Hill on July 27 and one happening on Aug.
After many special-called executive session meetings for the past five months since the announcement of the a new superintendent search, the Carroll County School Board decided on a new Superintendent pending the acceptance of the offer.
A Winona man was bound over to the action of a Montgomery County Grand Jury for allegedly breaking into Crow’s Nest and taking the cash register and all its contents – just hours after getting out of prison after being convicted for committing the identical crime.
The use of manners, to some, is a lost art. The gripe of the older generation is that the younger generation doesn’t properly use manners and has no respect for others.
In correlation with the Winona Summer Feeding Program, Families First for MS hosted a three-week manners course for the students.
Khalilah Tate is in her first full week as principal of Marshall Elementary School. Tate took over the position after former principal Fletcher Harges took a principal position at Greenwood High School, ironically where Tate is from.
The Bogue Creek Festival is coming back again this year.
Last year, the Duck Hill Lions Club almost hung it up, and it was announced that the festival was coming to an end because members were getting older and it was too much to handle.
The Achieving Sustainability through Education and Economic Development Solutions (ASEEDS) Partnership will convene a two day conference: Acting on Climate Together: Making Duck Hill and Montgomery County More Resilient and Sustainable.