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Montgomery County has a new sheriff and a new tax assessor/collector following Tuesday’s General Election. Jeff Tompkins was elected Montgomery County Sheriff, and Laurie Lockett was elected Montgomery County Tax Assessor/Collector.
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors approved to spend a one-time fee of $2,400 for the installation of fire detectors in the Montgomery County Courthouse.
In addition, they will pay a monthly fee of $29.95 per month for off-site monitoring of the detectors.
Area organizations and towns will honor our fallen veterans with programs on Friday and Monday.
On Friday, Carroll Academy will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony at the school's gym at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 8 for the county. Senator Lydia Chassaniol will be the guest speaker. Local veterans will provide the color guard.
Barbara Young of Durant is a four-time cancer survivor. Young went from having it “all” to losing it all once she became sick. A board member of the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation, Young told her story to those in attendance at the Central Mississippi, Inc.’s Breast Cancer Awareness Event on Friday, Oct. 18.
I have no idea where this recipe originated, but my friend who recently passed away made the best Coca Cola cake in the world! She was kind enough to bring this cake over to my sister’s house in Starkville when my sister was sick. The ingredients are simple and are usually on hand.