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Water is pictured crossing County Road 286 spilling from McDonald Lake. Supervisor Jim Neill said the road may have to be closed due to weather conditions but no decision has to be made.

Carroll County Beat One employee is pictured as he cuts down the road that crosses Walker Lake to create an emergency spillway on County Road 77 in preparation of more rain forecasted to come...

The community is invited to a reception honoring retiring Town Clerk Linda McGregor on Sunday, February 24, at 3 pm, at the Carrollton Town Hall.

In Carroll County, heavy rains caused a mudslide at the corner of Washington and College Streets in Carrollton and flooding on roads throughout the county.

Blair Schaffer experienced the highs and lows during her collegiate career as a basketball player for the Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs.

The rain moved into Montgomery County Tuesday morning and became heavier as the day went on, slacking only a little before more rain fell on the county.

Lady Stars place second at District meet

The Winona Christian School Girls’ Track Team recently placed second overall in the high school division at the MAIS District Track Meet.  Pictured are (back row, from left) Madison Caffey, Audrey Eldridge, Sara Burden White, Bella Roberts, Coach Lee Hazlewood.  Front row, from left:  Lucy Oliver, Alana Garrett, Swayze Marquerdt, Ashleigh Parki




Welcome, y'all!

From left, members of the Lott family admire a new sign announcing the historic community of Jefferson near Liberty Baptist Church.  Howard Lott of Dripping Springs, Texas, Roger Lott of Duck Hill and Beat 1 Supervisor Jim Neill, who had the new Jefferson Community sign made and installed.


CA JR HIgh Student Council gives back

Members of Carroll Academy's Middle School Student Council, sponsored as the Douglas Carroll Junior American Citizens by Third Arrow Chapter, Mississippi Society Daughters of the American Revolution, donated food items, helped prepare plates and served area "shut-ins" with the ladies of  "Women on Mission" at the North Carrollton Baptist Church




Sheriff urges state to support regional jails

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Carroll County Sheriff Clint Walker said the state’s reaction to the Mississippi Sheriff’s Association request for increased prisoner placements in regional jails has perplexed him since returning from Monday’s meeting at the Capitol with representatives from the Mississippi Department of Corrections and the Mississippi Legislature.




Skills USA Winners

By BECKY DEES,

Students from the Winona Career and Technical Center competed against students statewide in the SkillsUSA State Competition held April 10-11 at locations in Jackson and Pearl.  Students competing in Skills USA represented Winona High School and Winona Christian School and Montgomery, Carroll, and Attala counties.  Winners from SkillsUSA State c





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