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The United States Supreme Court ruled Friday to overturn a conviction against Curtis Flowers, a man accused of killing four people inside of Tardy Funiture Store in 1996.

Friday Happenings

Vacation Bible Schools

Longtime Carroll County Tax Assessor/Collector Wilton A. Neal is seeking re-election in the upcoming election.

Football players from Greenwood High School are on the mend as they recover from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle bus accident Monday afternoon near McCarley Junction in Carroll County.

Cory Clay is somewhat of a Renaissance man on the J.Z. George campus.

It’s hard for Clay not to stand out as he is 6-feet tall and weighs 323 pounds.

MCCARLEY – Monday afternoon, a Greenwood Public School District bus carrying football players and coaches westbound on Highway 82 overturned in McCarley.

Newspaper staff’s favorites

The staff of The Winona Times and The Conservative shared a few of their favorite holiday recipes.
Enjoy!

German Chocolate Cake
1 pkg. (4 oz.) Baker’s German Chocolate
1/2 cup water
4 eggs, separated
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar





Jags Defeat Tigers

By LAURENCE HILLIARD,

The J.Z. George Jaguars captured their fourth victory of the season last week as they defeated Winona 66-61 in the Winona invitational Basketball Tournament.
The Jaguars entered the week with a 4-7 record. Also in tournament action, J.Z. George lost a 70-50 decision to Eupora and 63-42 to Montgomery County.



Stars pick up wins

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

The Winona Christian School Lady Stars picked up two convincing wins this past week.
The Lady Stars hammered French Camp 71-28 and beat Jackson Victors 44-29. In boys action, WCS beat French Camp 56-53 but lost 78-35 to Jackson Victors.




Towns hold parades

Winners from the Vaiden parade were: Floats (first to third place) Tuckerville M.B. Church, Campbell Hill M.B. Church, and Evergreen Masonic Lodge.  Below: Jack Teal waves to Santa who was the finale in the Carrollton-North Carrollton Christmas Parade.  At the end there were trophies awarded in the band, float and dance team categories.




Christmas Pajama Party

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

The Winona Montgomery Public Library hosted its annual Christmas Pajama Party Monday and Tuesday night.  Above: Preschool and Kindergarten age students attended the program Monday night and were treated to a reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, read by Holly Bridges from Winona School District.  See more photos on page 7.



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