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The festival – and show – in Vaiden must roll on, and although it hit a slight snag, the Vaiden Heritage Festival is still ongoing.
Originally scheduled for Oct. 20, the festival was pushed back because of heavy rain. Mayor Mel Hawthorne said he got excited when he noticed the rain had come, but his excitement didn’t last too long.
Trick-or-treaters in Carrollton and North Carrollton are invited to the historic Carrollton square and in front of Carrollton Baptist Church on Washington Street for trunk-or-treating on Wednesday, October 31.
The scarecrows are out, and the judges are in for the town-wide scarecrow competition, sponsored by Winona Main Street and Modern Woodmen of America. Winona Career and Technical Center took home first place in the business/organization category, and George and Margaret Harris won the residential category.
Ruby Stansbury, 58, of McCarley, doesn’t like saying her cancer is in remission but it’s in healing. Stansbury said her sister’s pastor in Kalamazoo, Mo., sent scriptures for her to meditate on daily and word to her that she was going to live and not die because God said so. And almost a year strong, she’s still fighting.
Recipes were provided and prepared by the Winona Career and Technical Center’s Culinary Arts students.
Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and diced
Salt and pepper to taste
¼ cup buffalo sauce
While other towns are being “spooked” and giving out candy galore to awaiting trick-or-treaters, Duck Hill is taking a different and a more active approach.
On Oct. 30, there will be a “Spooking out Drugs” Drug Awareness program along with a joint trunk-or-treat. The event will take place at the old gym on Main Street.
The Winona Christian Stars secured the No. 2 seed in the MAIS playoffs with a 26-15 win over Class AAA Winston Academy on Senior night this Friday.
The Stars finish the regular season with a 7-3 record and are the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Class AA playoffs. The Stars will host 1-9 Amite on Friday night.
Two MAIS Class AA playoff teams squared off Friday night and a pair of blocked extra points ended up being the difference.
Central Holmes jumped out to an early 13-0 lead but was unable to hold on as Carroll Academy rallied for a 28-27 victory in the regular-season finale for both teams.