Today's Top Stories
The 2018 All-Crossroads Basketball team features a balance of talent from all fi*e schools in the coverage area on both the boys and girls teams.
Nominations were taken from the head coaches of the area schools and the teams were selected by the Winona Times/Carroll Conservative sports staff.
We are looking for a big sports summer at the Winona Times and The Conservative.
Since being named sports editor in December, veteran sports reporters Laurence Hilliard and Robbie Robertson and myself have worked diligently at providing the readers of our papers with top-level prep sports coverage.
Torrey Dale has been named the new boys and girls head basketball coach for J.Z. George. He coached both teams at Durant this past year and has previous head coaching experience at H.W. Byers, Charleston and West Lowndes.
J.Z. George High School graduated 51 seniors on Friday night. Pride and excitement filled the band room as the soon-to-be graduates prepared to walk to the gymnasium. Pictured: From left, Jaleciya Griffin, Ty Green, Taylor Everett and Ariana Archie enjoy time together prior to graduation.
Our country lost an American hero this past weekend. Winona’s own astronaut, Donald Peterson, mission specialist on the maiden Challenger voyage in 1983, passed away Sunday at the age of 84 in his Texas home.
On Memorial Day, the American Legion Post 52 and the Thomas Rodney Chapter of the MSSDAR organized a memorial service in honor of Montgomery County’s fallen heroes listed on the monument outside the Montgomery County Courthouse. Pictured: Tammy Hunger and Jeff Rogers pray together at Monday’s service.
Two new staff members, Chloe Ricks and Tillman Reed, have joined the staff of The Winona Times and The Conservative.
Chloe Ricks of Greenwood was hired as a staff writer and will work throughout the summer until she returns to Duke University to pursue a Master’s Degree this fall.