Our Awards

Awards

Our publications have won many awards over the years. Both the Carroll County Conservative and the Winona Times have garnered recognition from news agencies since our inception in the 1800's.

Our history as a publication runs deep into the developmental history of our community. Much of our work routinely impacts both local and state-wide elements within Mississippi.

Our editorial standards, consistent striving for excellence and our general sense of integrity have led to our paper featuring some outstanding award-winning journalism. Listed below are some of our most recent awards.


2021 Awards
Mississippi Press Association - Better Newspaper Contest - Advertising Division (for work in 2020)

 

The Carroll County Conservative

• Institutional Ad, Color, 3rd Place: The Conservative - Amanda Sexton Ferguson, "Carroll County Schools"

• Service Ad, Color, 2nd Place: The Conservative - Shonda Milton, "Farm Bureau"

• Political Ad, Color, 3rd Place: The Conservative - Amanda Sexton Ferguson, "Casey Carpenter"

• Editorial Special Section - Newsprint, 3rd Place: The Conservative - “2020 Diamond Days”

• Editorial Special Section - Glossy, 3rd Place: The Conservative - “2019 Pilgrimage Guide”

• Special Section - Advertising, 3rd Place: The Conservative - “2020 Commencement”

• Theme Page, 1st Place: The Conservative - “Countdown to Christmas”

 

The Winona Times

• Retail Ad – Color, 2nd Place: Winona Times - Amanda Sexton Ferguson, "Hi Grade Back to School"

• Institutional Ad – Color, 2nd Place: Winona Times - Amanda Sexton Ferguson, "Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District Graduation"

• Healthcare Ad – Color, 1st Place: Winona Times - Amanda Sexton Ferguson, "StaHome" - Judges: “Yellow background makes this ad pop.”

• Service Ad – Color, 1st Place: Winona Times - Amanda Sexton Ferguson, "S&S mini storage" - Judges: “Love the brick background and fonts used”

• Grocery or Restaurant Ad – Color, 2nd Place: Winona Times - Amanda Sexton Ferguson, "El Cabrito"

• Political Ad – Color, 3rd Place: Winona Times - Amanda Sexton Ferguson, "Barry Gregg"

• Small Space Ad - B&W or Color, 3rd Place: Winona Times - Amanda Sexton Ferguson, "The Front Porch"

• Editorial Special Section - Newsprint, 2nd Place: Winona Times, "2019 Christmas Greetings"

• Series of Ads, 3rd Place: Winona Times - Amanda Sexton Ferguson, "Jeff Tompkins Political Series"

• Theme Page, 2nd Place: Winona Times - Shonda Milton, "Veterans Day Page"

• General Excellence, 3rd Place: Winona Times

 


As a final note, we would like to thank each member of our staff for helping us achieve this level of recognition over the years. We sincerely appreciate how driven they have been toward the cause of great journalism.

We would also like to thank our readers, who remain committed to keeping up with the news from Montgomery County.