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Beat 2 Carroll County Supervisor Terry Brown is currently seeking re-election to a second term in August’s Democratic Primary. 
This is part one of two in the series, Dip into summer. Summer vacation is winding down, with schools starting back in just three weeks.  But there is still fun to be had.
Renee Holman’s career in dance will take an intermission, as she focuses on her twin high school-age daughters in the coming years.  Holman announced she would retire as dance teacher at Carroll A
Friday, when the news that Fred’s Dollar Store in Winona was set to permanently close in 30 days, the community response ranged from outrage to deep concerns about the future of Winona.
The use of manners, to some, is a lost art. The gripe of the older generation is that the younger generation doesn’t properly use manners and has no respect for others.

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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