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FRIDAY FOOTBALL! The Winona High School Tigers will take on the Coahoma County High School Red Panthers at 7 p.m. in Clarksdale.
The 2019 Carroll Academy Homecoming Court includes (front, from left) Anna Joyce Sanders, Gracie Turner, Layla Hall, (senior maids), (back) Katherine Mullins, seventh grade; Skylar Hodges, eighth
JACKSON – The Commission of School Accreditation unanimously voted to drop the accreditation status of the Carroll County School District from accredited to probation.
The 2019 Winona Christian School Homecoming Court includes senior maids, McKinley Ingram, Caylon Marlow, Sara Burden White and Hope Pierce; junior maids, Madyson Leach and Ashleigh Parkinson; soph
Brunswick stew was a favorite dish for my Daddy to cook.  He would save up squirrels in the freezer and when he had enough, he’d call his buddies and their families over for a “stew cookin’,”an al

Man facing drug charge

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

WINONA – A traffic stop led to a Winona man being arrested for felony drug charges last week.

According to Winona Police Captain Dan Herod, chief investigator for the Winona Police Department, Michael Anthony Forrest, 43, of Winona was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, marijuana.










Thank you board members

Dear Editor

The five individuals who serve on the Winona School Board are to be commended for their commitment to this community’s children. They work untold hours attending board meetings and school activities, answering community questions, refining their governance skills, and so much more.   


Support your community and shop local

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Tuesday night, I listened to concerns some Winona citizens voiced to the Winona Mayor and Board of Aldermen during the regularly scheduled meeting.  People made comments about job creation, industrial prospects, city code ordinances, and the local economy.  There were ideas offered as solutions to problems, some that would pass overwhelmingly i



'Souper' fun!

Members of the Friends of the Library hosting during Saturday's A Taste of Soup and Art Exhibit were (seated, left to right) Mary Nell Downs, Maxine Nunley, Rebecca Lancaster, Barbara Shepherd, (standing) Hope Nunley, Marion Johnston, Dawn Mitchell, Manelle Ricketts, Snooky Lee, Pam Lee, Pam Harris, and Susan Dunn.


Cookies for your sweetheart

Traditional Valentine’s Day gifts include jewelry, flowers and, of course, confections. While Romeos might want to leave their Juliets’ jewelry and floral arrangements to the professionals, those who want to personalize this year’s Valentine’s gifts can try whipping up a batch of cookies for their special someone.


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