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It was a shock to Walmart employees and the entire community to learn last Wednesday of the closing of the Winona store.
Over 200 concerned residents from Winona and surrounding areas gathered Friday for a demonstration in front of Winona Walmart in a move to help save the store from closing its doors permanently on January 30.
After winning only seven games in Jeremy Robinson's first two years as Montgomery County High School girls basketball coach, the Lady Hornets are 12-4 this season, including the championship of the Winona tournament.
J.Z. George is hoping that playing the best competition it can find will pay off once the Jaguars reach the Region 3-3A tournament.
The Jaguars traveled to Ridgeland High School last week where they dropped a 76-26 decision to the Class 5A Titans. They also lost a 79-22 decision to region rival Amanda Elzy.
I first met Congressman Gregg Harper several years ago at Choctaw Book Store in Jackson. That first impression he was cordial and treated everyone with respect. Last August I visited with him during the Book Festival at the Capitol in Jackson and that same impression has held through the years of keeping up with him.
There are two ways to respond to recent reports that Mississippi is losing population and that the exodus of recent college graduates is especially pronounced.
One is to acknowledge the data and try to figure out how to respond to it so as to reverse the trends.
Finally someone in the Mississippi legislature is making efforts to stop the state’s inflation of its graduation rate.
State Rep. Gary Chism, R-Columbus, is proposing discontinuing subject-area testing and instead requiring a “satisfactory score” on the ACT to graduate.