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A dam breach at a watershed lake in Carroll County is under control, with water no longer spilling out of a break approximately seven feet from the top of the 25-foot dam.

J.Z. George High School announces its homecoming court. The Jaguars will take on Holly Springs 7 p.m. Friday. The homecoming court will be presented at 6 p.m. and the homecoming parade will take place at 11 a.m. in North Carrollton.

Robert Bailey, president emeritus of the G. V. “Sonny” Montgomery Foundation, presented Marcus Lawson, director of the North Mississippi Veterans Cemetery in Kilmichael, with a new golf cart donation.

With the annual Carrollton Pilgrimage, set for October 5 and 6, just a month away, organizers are working tirelessly to make this year’s event the best one yet.

Jessie Mann, the head librarian at the Duck Hill Library, never imagined that she’d go back to work after working 40 years and retiring in 2000.

On September 22, fall will officially be here, and it couldn’t happen soon enough.  We definitely need a break from 90 degree temperatures.














Creating a new tradition

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

As a new school year approaches, students in Montgomery County will begin a new tradition, transitioning into one school this year. For students, it’s meeting new friends or reconnecting with old ones they’ve known in the community but didn’t attend school together and for parents, its learning new teachers.


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Obituaries

Arie Lee Jordan, 82, of Carrollton, died Aug. 20, 2018, at her home in Carrollton.