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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.








‘I had to keep going’

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

Sendy Hall has always been a helper, a woman who helps others in their time of need. As a registered nurse in the emergency room at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital, Hall has pretty much seen it all. Nothing surprises her anymore, especially after she fought cancer and won.  She may be shaken, but she’s not easily broken.







Board looks to cut costs

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

The Carroll County School Board voted Thursday night to approve employee overtime pay as it is earned during its meeting held at Vaiden’s City Hall.

During September’s meeting, this same issue arose about employee overtime pay. Some of the board members feel that there should be a way to reduce overtime pay.


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