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A Winona native has successfully defended her dissertation and can now add a Ph.D behind her name. Dr. Charnecca Danielle Barnes of Cleveland and formerly of Winona, successfully defended her dissertation on Friday, September 13, 2019.
After losing three times to Central Holmes in the regular season, the Carroll Academy Lady Rebels got the last laugh.
The Lady Rebels beat the Lady Trojans 8-3 on Saturday and ended up finishing fourth in the Class 3A North State Tournament after losing 12-10 to Winona Christian on Monday.
The Winona Christian Lady Stars are headed to the Class 3A state softball tournament.
Winona finished third in the North 3A Tournament on Monday to advance to the Class 3A state tournament this Saturday. The Class 3A Tournament will be played at the Magee Sportsplex.
Winona improved to 17-19 on the season.
On Monday, September 23, 2019, at the request of the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors, the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) approved a county-wide burn ban, effective immediately.
“Wildfires typically pick up in Mississippi in late September through the end of October,” said MFC state forester Russell Bozeman.
•The Winona High School Tigers will take on the Yazoo County High School Panthers at 7 p.m. in Yazoo City.
•The Winona Christian School Stars will take on the Indianola Academy Colonels at 7 p.m. in Winona.
The Mississippi Department of Education released its 2019-2020 accountability scores to statewide media Monday afternoon, and Carroll County Superintendent Billy Joe Ferguson was right. At the district’s regular board meeting, he predicted the district would receive a D rating.
Residents in Carroll County will see no mileage increase for the upcoming 2020 fiscal year.
The Carroll County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing and a special called meeting on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. in Carrollton. During the meeting, the board approved its 2020 budget.
Molly Tompkins, a ninth grader at Winona High School, read Froggy’s Lemonade Stand to Mrs. Austin’s and Mrs.
Edd Lee Collins, Jr. is seeking the position of District 1 Justice Court Judge for Montgomery County. He qualified as an independent and will be on the November 5 ballot.