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Sports Illustrated reported that 19 of the top 20 biggest television events were Super Bowl games.  The exception?  The final episode of “MASH.”
WINONA -- For the second year in a row, J.J.
People of all ages fought frigid temperatures Monday to march in the annual Martin Luther King, Jr.
WINONA – The Winona Board of Aldermen appointed a new board member to the Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School Board of Trustees at their Tuesday night meeting.
WINONA – The Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School Board of Trustees voted last week to make a change in the leadership at Winona Secondary School.  Donna Bishop, former assistant principal, was p

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From left, members of the Lott family admire a new sign announcing the historic community of Jefferson near Liberty Baptist Church.  Howard Lott of Dripping Springs, Texas, Roger Lott of Duck Hill and Beat 1 Supervisor Jim Neill, who had the new Jefferson Community sign made and installed.


CA JR HIgh Student Council gives back

Members of Carroll Academy's Middle School Student Council, sponsored as the Douglas Carroll Junior American Citizens by Third Arrow Chapter, Mississippi Society Daughters of the American Revolution, donated food items, helped prepare plates and served area "shut-ins" with the ladies of  "Women on Mission" at the North Carrollton Baptist Church




Sheriff urges state to support regional jails

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Carroll County Sheriff Clint Walker said the state’s reaction to the Mississippi Sheriff’s Association request for increased prisoner placements in regional jails has perplexed him since returning from Monday’s meeting at the Capitol with representatives from the Mississippi Department of Corrections and the Mississippi Legislature.




Skills USA Winners

By BECKY DEES,

Students from the Winona Career and Technical Center competed against students statewide in the SkillsUSA State Competition held April 10-11 at locations in Jackson and Pearl.  Students competing in Skills USA represented Winona High School and Winona Christian School and Montgomery, Carroll, and Attala counties.  Winners from SkillsUSA State c







Favorite brunch dishes

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Brunch at Owen Brennan’s restaurant in Memphis for Sunday champagne Brunch is an absolute favorite of the Sexton family.  I can remember my nephew, at around five years old, instructing the chef on how to prepare his omelet -- such a little gentleman.  Between the French pastries, homemade Belgium waffles, and omelet station, brunch at Owen Bre


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