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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.


A few tastes from Taster’s Luncheon

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

This year’s Taster’s Luncheon, held Monday at Moore Memorial United Methodist’s Family Life Center and sponsored by the Winona Friends of the Library, was a huge success.  Not only did I get to enjoy a delicious lunch with friends and hear from a Mississippi author, I came home with a new book – a book lover’s dream event, for sure.






National Library Week at Kilmichael Public Library April 9-13

Monday, April: Bingo Day  with prizes for both adults and children   With refreshments!!!! Time:  3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 Tuesday, April 10: Craft Day!!!  Learn how to make a Hot Mess Canvas.  Will take about an hour to hour and a half to complete.  You may come in any time during the scheduled times.  Time 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


Storm damage widespread

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Strong winds and rains caused widespread damage throughout Carroll County, said Gayle Beard, Carroll County Emergency Management director.

Beard said a storm than crossed through Carroll County between 7:30 p.m. and 8 a.m. downed trees, power lines, and even a cell tower with a potential of 70 mile per hour winds.




High winds down trees

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Heavy winds and rain toppled trees around the City of Winona Tuesday evening just after 8 p.m.

According to Montgomery County Emergency Management Director Allen Pratt, trees were downed on Freeman Street, Highway 407 at Enterprise Road, and on Providence Road. 

“High winds were the cause,” Pratt said.





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