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FRIDAY FOOTBALL: • The Winona High School Tigers will play the Humphrey County High School Cowboys at 7 p.m. in Belzoni.
Sara Burden White, escorted by her father Jason White, was crowned the 2019 Winona Christian School Homecoming Queen last Friday night on Stars Field.  The Whites are pictured with Winona Christia
Gracie Turner was crowned 2019 Homecoming Queen last Friday night on Gordon Field.  She was escorted by her father, Dent Turner,.  Also pictured is Sandy Rhea Tackett, 2018 Homecoming Queen; Penny
The Winona Pride Marching Band, directed by James Bailey, received an overall rating of two on a scale of one to four, with one being superior, in Saturday’s State Regional Marching Festival held
Modern Woodman of America is sponsoring the annual scarecrow decorating contest, and judging will be October 25.










No funding increase for schools

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

The Carroll County School Board decided not to request a $45,000 increase in ad valorem taxes that would have raised the millage .67. Now, the board is faced with a looming question, how are they going to pay for the three buses they approved and still have the funds to hire a new superintendent under the budget they approved?



Back to school events planned

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

As summer winds down, children –and parents – anxiously await the opening of school doors and happy teachers welcoming them back for their first day of school. And as many parents prepare to shop their school’s supply list for all the needed items, there are two events, one in Duck Hill on July 27 and one happening on Aug.



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Obituaries

Quentin Kobin Worthy, 62, of Cadaretta, passed away at his home on October 12, 2019 surrounded by... READ MORE