Today's Top Stories

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.

Fall Fun

The annual Fall Fest at Carroll Academy was held Tuesday night on Gordon Field and was a huge success for the school. Above: Jack Grones and Hollis Beckwith were named King and Queen of the Fall Fest.

Keep fighting


Ruby Stansbury, 58, of McCarley, doesn’t like saying her cancer is in remission but it’s in healing. Stansbury said her sister’s pastor in Kalamazoo, Mo., sent scriptures for her to meditate on daily and word to her that she was going to live and not die because God said so. And almost a year strong, she’s still fighting.

Easy chicken appetizers

Recipes were provided and prepared by the Winona Career and Technical Center’s Culinary Arts students.

Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas


1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and diced

Salt and pepper to taste

¼ cup buffalo sauce