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Residents in North Carrollton who live on South Street will have to find an alternate route to get home.
Mississippi Highway 17 South near County Road 23 is closed after the northbound lane collapsed following a washout.
CANTON — Carroll Academy fell just short of the Class 3A state championship on Saturday.
If you're like me, I'm always looking for a new breakfast recipe to share with my family. I love how easy casseroles are, and my family loves them.
Kay Slocum believes the power of prayer is what saved her son’s life and progressed his long road to recovery.

A few tastes from Taster’s Luncheon

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

This year’s Taster’s Luncheon, held Monday at Moore Memorial United Methodist’s Family Life Center and sponsored by the Winona Friends of the Library, was a huge success.  Not only did I get to enjoy a delicious lunch with friends and hear from a Mississippi author, I came home with a new book – a book lover’s dream event, for sure.





National Library Week at Kilmichael Public Library April 9-13

Monday, April: Bingo Day  with prizes for both adults and children   With refreshments!!!! Time:  3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 Tuesday, April 10: Craft Day!!!  Learn how to make a Hot Mess Canvas.  Will take about an hour to hour and a half to complete.  You may come in any time during the scheduled times.  Time 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.



Storm damage widespread

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Strong winds and rains caused widespread damage throughout Carroll County, said Gayle Beard, Carroll County Emergency Management director.

Beard said a storm than crossed through Carroll County between 7:30 p.m. and 8 a.m. downed trees, power lines, and even a cell tower with a potential of 70 mile per hour winds.




High winds down trees

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Heavy winds and rain toppled trees around the City of Winona Tuesday evening just after 8 p.m.

According to Montgomery County Emergency Management Director Allen Pratt, trees were downed on Freeman Street, Highway 407 at Enterprise Road, and on Providence Road. 

“High winds were the cause,” Pratt said.






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Jimmie Donald Orr of Vaiden, 84, passed away at St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson on Sunday,... READ MORE