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When children are in the third, fourth and fifth grades, they’re really starting to figure out what they want to do in life.  At Marshall Elementary, an ambitious group of third through fifth...

Walter Mitchell of Vaiden has announced his candidacy for the Beat 5 Supervisor Seat in Carroll County.  Mitchell is a veteran of the heavy equipment construction business and most recently...

Winona Christian students enjoy the first day of spring on their new playground equipment.

WINONA – An elderly man was rescued from a burning house by civilians working nearby, according to a fireman at the scene.

My sister, Deana Sexton, provides great support when it comes to writing this weekly column.  Eventually, my own recipes run dry, and she is always willing to send me her own recipes as well as...

Right now, a 12-year-old boy lies in a Jackson hospital as he heals from a vicious dog mauling last Friday in Montgomery County.

Board requests emergency declaration after floods


In his first official act as the new Carroll County Emergency Management Director, Ken Strachan updated supervisors on the aftermath of five days of heavy rains that caused water to flood roads, roads to wash out, widespread flooding and mudslides.

Strachan said from Tuesday to Saturday, the county saw almost 10 inches of rain.

Crowning moment

The 2019 Winona Christian Beauty Revue was held Saturday, with beauties and beaux from two-year-old kindergarten to 12th grade participating.  For the high school age group, Most Handsome was Thomas Costilow and Most Beautiful was Elise Diffey.

Public Notice March 7, 2019


WHEREAS, Brian Scott Crouch and Amy Hopkins Crouch aka Amy R. Crouch executed and delivered to Rosen Harwood, P.A., as Trustee, and Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., as Beneficiary, a Deed of Trust dated January 28, 2016, as recorded in Book 349 at Page 173 in the land records of the Chancery Clerk of Montgomery County, Mississippi; and

Wood seeks second term

Montgomery County Chancery Clerk Ryan Wood is seeking his second term in the 2019 election, and he is running unopposed in his bid.

Elected to the office in 2015, Wood expressed his gratitude to the citizens of Montgomery County for entrusting him with the office of chancery clerk.



One of the most difficult decisions for a high school student is deciding what direction to go after graduation. Do you go to a four year or two year college? Trade school? Military? Straight to work? Sometimes, students need a push in the right direction and one woman in Carroll County decided to do just that for the students at J.Z.