Monday, I will celebrate my 45th birthday. Well, celebrate in a purely theoretical manner since I will be hard at work sending our Christmas edition to the press. However, I’m going to celebrate God’s blessing of another year in my life, another day, another memory, another moment with those I love.
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Friday, will officially mark the end of a half-century career in education for Billy Joe Ferguson.
Ferguson, who began in the Carroll County School District as a coach, worked his way up to principal of Vaiden High School and on to Superintendent.
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Retiring Chancery Clerk Stanley “Sugar” Mullins (pictured above) served as co-Grand Marshal of the Carrollton/North Carrollton Christmas Parade along with longtime Superintendant of Education Billy Joe Ferguson, who will retire at the end of the year.
Superintendent Billy Joe Ferguson attended his last school board meeting for the Carroll County School District as head of the district. Ferguson, who has working in the district for 50 years, became tearful as he talked about the progress he’s seen the district make over the years.
Winona Christian School’s elementary students performed in the annual Christmas Program Monday evening in the school’s gymnasium. Four-year-old kindergarteners get the Christmas Spirit while singing “Happy Birthday, Jesus!” Pictured are (back, from left) Jaxon Leach, Eleanor Edwards, Ava Johnson, (front) Minelle Defenbaugh, Cam Harris, and Ha
A Winona native is competing for his second time on the Food Network channel in another cake battle. Jeromie Jones, who’s known as the “Kake King,” will be a contestant on the Food Network Challenge “A Christmas Story Cakes.”