WINONA – The Winona Board of Aldermen voted to appoint Ickret Bennett to a seat vacated on the Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School Board by Tonny Seals in July. According to an opinion by the Mississippi Attorney General’s office, Bennett will serve out Seals’ current term, which expires on December 31, 2018.
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The Mississippi Department of Education released scores from last spring’s Mississippi Academic Assessment Program tests – tests which assess the performance of Mississippi’s third through eighth grade public school students as well as those taking Algebra and English II on the high school level.
When schools and school districts consolidate, students and parents may experience uncertainty. Over the years, students and parents get to know administrators, teachers, expectations, and traditions at a school, and when those things change, they do not know what to expect.
Qualifying is currently underway for the two elected seats on the Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School Board. The other three members will be appointed by the Winona Board of Aldermen, per the consolidation statute.
In Phil 4:11 and 12, the Apostle Paul stated: “I am not saying this out of need, for I have learned to be content regardless of my circumstances. I know how to live humbly, and I know how to abound. I am accustomed to any and every situation — to being filled and being hungry, to having plenty and having need.”
The Grenada Railway is now under new management. The railway’s old holder, Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC sold the line to International Railroad Partners out of Boca Raton, Fla.
Sue Stidham, a member of the railway authority, said the sale happened two weeks ago for an undisclosed amount.
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.
The Winona Christian softball team had a little bit of everything last week.
They had some blowout wins, some blowout losses, some close wins, and some close losses.
The Lady Stars started the week off with a 16-0 division win over Oak Hill and then dropped a 14-2 loss to Class AAAA Magnolia Heights.