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A dam breach at a watershed lake in Carroll County is under control, with water no longer spilling out of a break approximately seven feet from the top of the 25-foot dam.

J.Z. George High School announces its homecoming court. The Jaguars will take on Holly Springs 7 p.m. Friday. The homecoming court will be presented at 6 p.m. and the homecoming parade will take place at 11 a.m. in North Carrollton.

Robert Bailey, president emeritus of the G. V. “Sonny” Montgomery Foundation, presented Marcus Lawson, director of the North Mississippi Veterans Cemetery in Kilmichael, with a new golf cart donation.

With the annual Carrollton Pilgrimage, set for October 5 and 6, just a month away, organizers are working tirelessly to make this year’s event the best one yet.

Jessie Mann, the head librarian at the Duck Hill Library, never imagined that she’d go back to work after working 40 years and retiring in 2000.

On September 22, fall will officially be here, and it couldn’t happen soon enough.  We definitely need a break from 90 degree temperatures.





City of Winona proposing a 2.3 mill tax increase

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

WINONA – The proposed city budget includes a millage increase to offset the revenue loss caused when Walmart shut its doors last January.

In Tuesday night’s meeting of the Winona Mayor and Board of Aldermen, a public hearing was held to get citizen feedback on the proposed 2.3 mill increase in the fiscal year 2018-2019 city budget.




Make pop up sweet treats

When it's time for a sweet treat, look for seasonal goodies that complement fun fall activities. For example, reach for an option like whole-grain, fluffy and crisp popcorn which can be an easy, DIY snack.

Combine sweet and salty flavors to create something delicious to devour like delightful Down Home Apple Pie Popcorn.







The Retiree Sisterhood

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

Upon retirement, some people dream of being able to travel freely and enjoy the fruits of their years of working.  Some retirees dream of retiring and enjoying life with their friend.

A group of retired educators from the Carroll County School District are doing both as part a group the formed, known as the Retiree Sisterhood.


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Obituaries

Arie Lee Jordan, 82, of Carrollton, died Aug. 20, 2018, at her home in Carrollton.