Currently, two bills have been introduced in the Mississippi Legislature that aim to change the current makeup of the Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School Board of Trustees. Currently, the board is made up of two members elected from outside the corporate city limits of Winona and three members appointed by the Winona Board of Aldermen. The
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Growing up in Eudora, we went to the grocery store once a week. My sisters and I were given strict instructions not to let go of the buggy, and we didn’t.
We also never put anything that was not on the list in the buggy. Momma always had a menu planned. She had a list. She had a budget.
School districts receive funding from state, local, and federal sources. Schools depend on these funds to provide the students of our communities with an education that will allow them to lead productive lives in a competitive world.
According to a recent Gallop poll, in 2019, more Americans visited a public library than to a movie theatre.
“Visiting the local library remains by far the most common cultural activity Americans engage in,” the website Literary Hub stated.
Duck Hill’s newest alderwoman Shernell Brown-Everett was sworn in Monday, Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. before the Town of Duck Hill Board of Aldermen meeting. Brown-Everett is pictured with Board attorney Adam Kirk.
A Choctaw County man is being held on a $1 million bond for the shooting death of Jimmy Threadgill two weeks ago.
Charles Anthony Cox, 40, is being held in the Choctaw-Winston Regional Correctional Facility near Louisville after being arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with Threadgill’s death.
On February 15 at 11:00 a.m. the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters is sponsoring a memorial event to celebrate the life of writer Elizabeth Spencer, who died on December 22, 2019, at the age of 98. The event will be held at the Cotesworth Culture & Heritage Center in Spencer’s hometown, Carrollton, Mississippi.
Winona High School’s Adavion Hargrove recently signed a letter of intent to play football for Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville. Hargrove will join Northeast in the fall where he is expected to hit the ground running for the Tigers.