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WINONA – Local law enforcement made a significant drug arrest Saturday evening during a vehicle checkpoint on Highway 82.
Preston Cameron Copeland, 28, of Tupelo was arrested and charged with possession of crystal methamphetamine and possession of marijuana.
Howell with Holiday Inn Express spoke to the Winona Board of Aldermen last week about the low water pressure at the hotel and its effect on guests. She said since August 22, water pressure drops to as low as seven pounds of pressure four or five times each day.
“Guests cannot take showers or flush the toilet,” Howell said.
After years of fundraising, planning and wondering when it was going to come to fruition, the members of the Lodi-Minerva Road Volunteer Fire Department Board of Directors and the residents of Lodi and Minerva are starting to see the fruits of their labor.
Recently, I went on a family vacation.
My husband, Keith, my son, Dean, and I loaded up our car and drove to Destin, Fla., where we had rented a house for five days with my two sisters and their families. The last time I went on a vacation with my sisters was 1996, when I was a college student at Ole Miss.
A Winona native has successfully defended her dissertation and can now add a Ph.D behind her name. Dr. Charnecca Danielle Barnes of Cleveland and formerly of Winona, successfully defended her dissertation on Friday, September 13, 2019.
After losing three times to Central Holmes in the regular season, the Carroll Academy Lady Rebels got the last laugh.
The Lady Rebels beat the Lady Trojans 8-3 on Saturday and ended up finishing fourth in the Class 3A North State Tournament after losing 12-10 to Winona Christian on Monday.
The Winona Christian Lady Stars are headed to the Class 3A state softball tournament.
Winona finished third in the North 3A Tournament on Monday to advance to the Class 3A state tournament this Saturday. The Class 3A Tournament will be played at the Magee Sportsplex.
Winona improved to 17-19 on the season.
On Monday, September 23, 2019, at the request of the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors, the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) approved a county-wide burn ban, effective immediately.
“Wildfires typically pick up in Mississippi in late September through the end of October,” said MFC state forester Russell Bozeman.