Today's Top Stories
It took Winona’s Blake Cooper awhile to figure out what was necessary to get onto the high school football field.
But once he did, Cooper made an impact for the Tigers, making him one of the Top 11 Players to Watch for the upcoming football season.
The United States Supreme Court ruled Friday to overturn a conviction against Curtis Flowers, a man accused of killing four people inside of Tardy Funiture Store in 1996. In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that District Attorney Doug Evans prevented African Americans from serving on the jury.
Vacation Bible Schools
Haven Memorial United Methodist Church will have its Vacation Bible School Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21 from 4:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. For more information, call Tela Collins at 662-417-1565.
Longtime Carroll County Tax Assessor/Collector Wilton A. Neal is seeking re-election in the upcoming election.
The North Carrollton native has served as tax assessor/collector for Carroll County for 40 years.
This weekend, the Winona Times and the Winona Rotary Club will host Pork and Politics at the north end of front street beginning at 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The political rally will give state and local candidates in Montgomery County a chance to introduce themselves and tell why they should receive residents of Montgomery County’s vote.
The Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District will see a $106,000 shortfall in state funding this school year compared to last year. However, with the Mississippi Legislature not fully funding the Mississippi Adequate Education Program again this year, the district is underfunded $1,065,716.