‘I’ve been there’

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

Barbara Young of Durant is a four-time cancer survivor. Young went from having it “all” to losing it all once she became sick. A board member of the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation, Young told her story to those in attendance at the Central Mississippi, Inc.’s Breast Cancer Awareness Event on Friday, Oct. 18.




God had other plans

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

After turning down the position as pastor of Carrollton Baptist Church twice, Dr. Gary Roberson said accepted the role, saying he felt the opportunity would not present itself again. He took over the pastoral position at Carrollton Baptist on July 14, 2019.




Meet the Stars

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.


Meet the TIgers

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.





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David Eugene Adams, 55, of Atoka, Tenn., died Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at his residence.