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Retiring Chancery Clerk Stanley “Sugar” Mullins (pictured above) served as co-Grand Marshal of the Carrollton/North Carrollton Christmas Parade along with longtime Superintendant of Education Bill
Superintendent Billy Joe Ferguson attended his last school board meeting for the Carroll County School District as head of the district.
Winona Christian School’s elementary students performed in the annual Christmas Program Monday evening in the school’s gymnasium.  Four-year-old kindergarteners get the Christmas Spirit while sing
Nothing says Christmas like seeing lights dance against the darkness, full Nativity scenes on display, Santa and all his reindeer and even the mean one – Mr. Grinch.
Every good Southern holiday gathering should (and usually does) have a bowl of cheese straws.


Making your own hot sauce

By REBA BAILEY,

We all know and love that little green capped bottle of spicy goodness!  Hot sauce, like Tabasco or Louisiana-brand hot sauce, is actually fermented peppers with vinegar added.  Pickled corn is a great way to preserve that excess corn from the garden.  It is delicious!



Local Heroes

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

WINONA – Thanks to the efforts of a group of people participating in the St. Jude Marathon in Memphis this weekend, more than $20,000 will go toward the care of those suffering with childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases as well as research efforts to find a cure.





O Christmas Tree

Becky Shaw and Marsha DuPriest decorate the tree for Cherokee Rose Garden Club for Evergreen Cemetery’s Festival of Trees at the Carrollton Masonic Lodge




Giving thanks

Winona Christian School’s four-year-old kindergarten class learned about the first Thanksgiving by dressing as Pilgrims for their Thanksgiving feast last week.  Pictured are (front, from left) Sara Green, Minelle Defenbaugh, Jaxon Leach, Sadie Smith, Marley Taylor, (back) Lee Bigbee, Knox Beardain, Dak Dew, Allie Brooke Huggins, and Eleanor Rod





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William “Al” Allen, 57, of Clarksville, Tenn. passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at his... READ MORE