Plans to build a clock tower at the intersection of Summit and Front streets in downtown Winona has taken another step toward reality. The project received a Small Municipality Grant in the amount of $150,000 from the Mississippi Development Authority this week.
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WINONA – Montgomery County was awarded a Small Municipality Grant for $75,000 from the Mississippi Development Authority to go toward the construction of a covered open-air arena at the Montgomery County Coliseum.
Chancery Clerk Ryan Wood announced the award at Monday’s meeting of the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors.
The Foundry Church in Winona will begin Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step, Christ-centered program, on October 14.
According to Rita Eldridge, Celebrate Recovery’s women’s leader, the program differs from Alcoholics Anonymous because it doesn’t just focus on addiction.
In January 1972, 20 elected Montgomery County officials and Mrs. Clara Dotson, serving as an appointed tax assessor, were sworn into office to serve. Out of the 20 elected officials, only one is still living –former constable George Jones.
WINONA – A Greenwood man remains in critical condition after being shot multiple times at a Winona restaurant.
Taurice Johnson, 40, of Greenwood remains in intensive care at the University of Mississippi Medical Center after being shot four times while dining with his wife at Waffle House in Winona early Sunday morning.
•The Winona Christian Stars will play the Carroll Academy Rebels at 7 p.m. in Winona.
•The J.Z. George Jaguars will play the Walnut High School Wildcats at 7 p.m. in North Carrollton.
Carrollton Pilgrimage and Pioneer Day Festival
Five years ago, David Garron was installed as pastor of New Ephesians Apostolic Church, formerly known as Lighthouse. His wife, Vanessa Garron said it was arranged that way. She said after he husband learned his installation and birthday were 24 hours apart, he liked the idea.
Titus Braboy with the United States Census Atlanta Regional Office spoke with the Carroll County Board of Supervisors Monday morning in Carrollton. Braboy told the supervisors how important it is to ensure everyone in Carroll County is counted in the upcoming Census and what Supervisors can do to help.