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The community is invited to a reception honoring retiring Town Clerk Linda McGregor on Sunday, February 24, at 3 pm, at the Carrollton Town Hall.

In Carroll County, heavy rains caused a mudslide at the corner of Washington and College Streets in Carrollton and flooding on roads throughout the county.

Blair Schaffer experienced the highs and lows during her collegiate career as a basketball player for the Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs.

The rain moved into Montgomery County Tuesday morning and became heavier as the day went on, slacking only a little before more rain fell on the county.

Sunday afternoon, my husband, Keith, ran to the Carrollton Dollar General store to pick up a few chili fixings.  He returned with multiple bags full of “essentials.”  Among those, he stocked up...

Pastor J.C. Stokes said the construction of a fellowship hall at St. John Missionary Baptist Church was the culmination of God’s promise and his own call to serve.


Neill seeking second term

Incumbent Carroll County Beat 1 Supervisor Jim Neill has qualified for re-election on the Democratic ticket.  Neill is currently in his fourth year of his first term as supervisor, and he is proud of what has been accomplished in Carroll County since 2016.



Fire claims life of man

A Carroll County man was killed Monday evening in a house fire.

According to Carroll County Sheriff Clint Walker, the emergency operations center dispatched fire and police units to the reports of a fire at 282 County Road 286.  The home was fully-engulfed and spreading toward the woods by the time rescue crews arrived.




Spend less, save more

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Part five of the “Live Your Resolutions” series.

According to Statistica, the fourth leading New Year’s resolution of Americans is to save more and spend less, with more than 55 million Americans having no money in savings and 157 million of Americans carrying a debt of some kind (source CNBC).




Board mulling changes in city’s burn ordinance

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

WINONA – The board of aldermen are currently mulling proposed changes to the city’s burn ordinance.

According to City Attorney Ray Baum, proposed amendments to the ordinance include increasing the penalties on a first offense to a $500 fine and up to five days in jail and $1,000 and up to 30 days in jail for a second offense.






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