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Perscribed Burning Course

Seniors leaving the stage after they have turned their tassels.  Pictured are  Sara Beth Storms, Chloe Richardson, Jeb Beck, Hay Brower, Hollie Carver and Katie Lauren Clark leaving stage. ...

The Class of 2019 toss their mortar boards after receiving their diplomas Friday night at Winona Christian School.

Winona attorney Ryan Taylor is working to become the next Montgomery County Prosecutor.  Taylor will be vying for the seat in the August 6 Democratic Primary.

WINONA – Claire Gaines has danced nearly all her life – 71 years to be exact – first as a student and then as a teacher.  This year, following her 50th recital as a teacher, Gaines will hang up...

My husband Keith is busy preparing for the Reynolds family reunion held each June at Yogi By the Lake in Pelahatchie, as Keith serves as secretary for the annual event.


Vaiden garbage pickup changes

VAIDEN – Garbage service in Vaiden will change effective Monday, Mayor Mel Hawthorne said.

Due to truck issues, the Town of Vaiden is now paying Carroll County to pick up garbage in town. However, pickup will move from Wednesday to Monday, beginning on March 5.









Woods is a National Merit Finalist

Winona Secondary School senior, Joseph Woods, has advanced to Finalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Joseph was among 16,000 Semifinalists who were announced back in September and invited to compete for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million to be offered this spring.


WHS receives PREPS award

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

WINONA – The Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools (PREPS, Inc.), Mississippi’s only statewide educational consortium, announced that Winona High School was a 2018 Value-Added Award recipients.  The school will be one of those honored at an awards luncheon and ceremony to be held Monday, February 26 at the Jackson Hilton during





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