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Beat 2 Carroll County Supervisor Terry Brown is currently seeking re-election to a second term in August’s Democratic Primary. 
This is part one of two in the series, Dip into summer. Summer vacation is winding down, with schools starting back in just three weeks.  But there is still fun to be had.
Renee Holman’s career in dance will take an intermission, as she focuses on her twin high school-age daughters in the coming years.  Holman announced she would retire as dance teacher at Carroll A
Friday, when the news that Fred’s Dollar Store in Winona was set to permanently close in 30 days, the community response ranged from outrage to deep concerns about the future of Winona.
The use of manners, to some, is a lost art. The gripe of the older generation is that the younger generation doesn’t properly use manners and has no respect for others.

Lady Stars place second at District meet

The Winona Christian School Girls’ Track Team recently placed second overall in the high school division at the MAIS District Track Meet.  Pictured are (back row, from left) Madison Caffey, Audrey Eldridge, Sara Burden White, Bella Roberts, Coach Lee Hazlewood.  Front row, from left:  Lucy Oliver, Alana Garrett, Swayze Marquerdt, Ashleigh Parki




Welcome, y'all!

From left, members of the Lott family admire a new sign announcing the historic community of Jefferson near Liberty Baptist Church.  Howard Lott of Dripping Springs, Texas, Roger Lott of Duck Hill and Beat 1 Supervisor Jim Neill, who had the new Jefferson Community sign made and installed.


CA JR HIgh Student Council gives back

Members of Carroll Academy's Middle School Student Council, sponsored as the Douglas Carroll Junior American Citizens by Third Arrow Chapter, Mississippi Society Daughters of the American Revolution, donated food items, helped prepare plates and served area "shut-ins" with the ladies of  "Women on Mission" at the North Carrollton Baptist Church




Sheriff urges state to support regional jails

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Carroll County Sheriff Clint Walker said the state’s reaction to the Mississippi Sheriff’s Association request for increased prisoner placements in regional jails has perplexed him since returning from Monday’s meeting at the Capitol with representatives from the Mississippi Department of Corrections and the Mississippi Legislature.




Skills USA Winners

By BECKY DEES,

Students from the Winona Career and Technical Center competed against students statewide in the SkillsUSA State Competition held April 10-11 at locations in Jackson and Pearl.  Students competing in Skills USA represented Winona High School and Winona Christian School and Montgomery, Carroll, and Attala counties.  Winners from SkillsUSA State c





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Willie B. Carter, 84, passed away at her residence in Pearl on July 3, 2019.