Students at J.Z. George High School are in their first full week of classes and are getting back into the swing of school. As doors opened on Wednesday, Aug. 7, students were met with shiny floors, clean classrooms, and positive affirmations as they began each day.
The Winona Christian cheerleaders show their Star Spirit at Tuesday’s Meet the Stars event, held in the school’s gymnasium. Pictured are (from left) Carlyn White, Swayze Marquerdt, Lennie Kate Wood, and K.K. Mullins.
The Winona High School cheerleaders get the crowd on their feet at Monday night’s Meet the Tigers, held at Tiger Stadium. Pictured are (from left) Cristina Seals, Mason Boyette, Tyra Weathersby, Lana Branch, and Haylan White.
Children in Carroll and Montgomery counties are nearing the end of their first week of school, and things are getting back into the school-year groove.
The last of Tuesday’s ballots have finally been counted.
After all ballots have been counted in Montgomery County, Ronald White unseated Incumbent Janet Roby-Harper by five votes, while two races are going to a run-off on Aug. 27.
White received 283 votes, and Roby-Harper received 277 votes.
Carrollton attorney Danette Corder Roland is seeking the position of Carroll County Chancery Clerk as an independent candidate.
Roland, 47, said if elected she hopes to continue Carroll County’s excellence service in record-keeping and continue the successful management of the county’s business.
The Carroll County race for Chancery Clerk will continue to a run-off on August 27, with Casey Carpenter taking on Christy Noah.
In Tuesday’s Democratic Primary Election, Carpenter led the three-way race with 1,402 votes. Noah came in second with 1,308 votes, and Monica Jones followed with 1,023 votes.
Tuesday night, I enjoyed my very first election night on the Carrollton square.
In the state and countywide primary elections held on August 2, 1955, Mississippi voters selected between five candidates for governor, eventually electing J.P. Coleman over Paul B. Johnson in the August 23 run-off election.
The leaders of the public school districts in Carroll and Montgomery counties have finalized their budgets, with one district requesting an increase in ad valorem taxes and the other opting to request the same millage rate as last year.