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Less than 24 hours after a Carroll Academy bus carrying 25 children went down an embankment on Highway 82, Headmistress Penny Mitchell said students, faculty and staff at Carroll Academy are “on the way to mending.”

NORTH CARROLLTON – Carroll County Supervisors said damages from the Halloween storm have been assessed at $100,000 for repairs after straight line winds came through knocking trees onto houses, 

A school bus carrying about 25 students from Carroll Academy ran off U.S. 82 Wednesday afternoon, slid down a 30-foot embankment and rolled onto its side after the bus driver apparently suffered a heart attack.

The first annual Winona Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat drew 1,400-1,500 people to downtown Winona, according to organizer Calbrina Woods.  Above: There was a lttle bit of everything to be seen on Front Street Halloween night, like the clowns...

When a cold snap hits and cabin fever sets in, spending time in the kitchen creating delicious comfort foods can be just what the doctor ordered.

Stephanie Huggins Billingsley took her love for horses and created two sanctuaries dedicated to rescuing horses. Now Billingsley has two sanctuaries, Muleshoe in Coila and Twelve Oaks in Madison.





Trick or Treat!

The Montgomery County Farm Bureau office brought the world of Oz to Winona.  Pictured are (from left) Chase DeNoon as the Tin Man, Donna Bailey as Dorothy, Theresa Mitchell as the Wicked Witch of the West, and Butler Flowers as the Scarecrow.  







Always eat your vegetables

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

My sister, Stephanie, was the master of hiding her vegetables – under her mashed potatoes, in a potted plant near the table, on the floor for the dogs after her peas “fell” off her fork.  Even on New Year’s Day when eating black-eyed peas and cabbage prevented a year of bad luck and financial problems, Momma had to count out 12 peas, one for ea





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