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A dam breach at a watershed lake in Carroll County is under control, with water no longer spilling out of a break approximately seven feet from the top of the 25-foot dam.

J.Z. George High School announces its homecoming court. The Jaguars will take on Holly Springs 7 p.m. Friday. The homecoming court will be presented at 6 p.m. and the homecoming parade will take place at 11 a.m. in North Carrollton.

Robert Bailey, president emeritus of the G. V. “Sonny” Montgomery Foundation, presented Marcus Lawson, director of the North Mississippi Veterans Cemetery in Kilmichael, with a new golf cart donation.

With the annual Carrollton Pilgrimage, set for October 5 and 6, just a month away, organizers are working tirelessly to make this year’s event the best one yet.

Jessie Mann, the head librarian at the Duck Hill Library, never imagined that she’d go back to work after working 40 years and retiring in 2000.

On September 22, fall will officially be here, and it couldn’t happen soon enough.  We definitely need a break from 90 degree temperatures.







Big plays spark CA victory

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

It took the Carroll Academy Rebels a little while to get going on Friday night at Benton Academy. But once they did, there was little Benton could do to stop them.

The Rebels took a 12-0 lead into the half and then scored 26 second-half points to hammer Benton Academy 38-0 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.









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Arie Lee Jordan, 82, of Carrollton, died Aug. 20, 2018, at her home in Carrollton.