This weekend, the Winona Times and the Winona Rotary Club will host Pork and Politics at the north end of front street beginning at 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The political rally will give state and local candidates in Montgomery County a chance to introduce themselves and tell why they should receive residents of Montgomery County’s vote.
MCCARLEY – Monday afternoon, a Greenwood Public School District bus carrying football players and coaches westbound on Highway 82 overturned in McCarley. One student was airlifted to a hospital in Jackson and several students were transported by MedStat from the scene to local hospitals.
There are some uncertainty at the present time in the Carroll County School District. With a Superintendent search underway and other unresolved issues, School Board Member John Phillips pointed out the noticeably high turnover this year in the school district at Monday night’s meeting of the Carroll County School Board in Vaiden.
As summer gets into full swing, most kids are spending their days having fun doing nothing, but for those participating in the Summer Feeding Program, sponsored by Blessings for All Empowered by Faith, learned a valuable lesson – not everyone is as fortunate as they are.
Plans may be in the works to turn the former Montgomery County Elementary School into a possible drug and rehabilitation center, but that’s all contingent on the decision of the Winona-Montgomery County Consolidated School District board.
Every two years, North Central Planning and Development District’s Agency on Aging holds an Over 60 Celebration, catering to senior citizens in Carroll, Attala, Grenada, Leflore, Holmes, and Yalobusha – the seven counties that North Central cover.
Two Carroll County students received scholarships on behalf of the Carroll County Board of Supervisors and the Mississippi Association of Supervisors. Jeb Beck of Carroll Academy and Makenzie Weeks of Winona High School were the recipients of two $500 scholarships from the board.