Today's Top Stories
A Winona man will serve six years in prison for aggravated assault.
Jermie Jackson was found guilty of assaulting Krystal Hill, a former girlfriend, by a Montgomery County jury Monday afternoon. Hill suffered a broken arm in the assault.
WINONA – A Choctaw County man pleaded guilty Wednesday of robbing the Renasant Bank on Summit Street in Winona on September 23, 2016.
John Michael Jackson, 50, of Ackerman pleaded guilty to robbery in Carroll County Circuit Court before Judge Joseph Loper, Jr. He was represented by Kosciusko attorney Richard Carter.
The Winona Pride Marching Band, directed by James Bailey, received an overall rating of two on a scale of one to four, with one being superior, in Saturday’s State Regional Marching Festival held in Grenada. Congratulations Winona Pride!
Modern Woodman of America is sponsoring the annual scarecrow decorating contest, and judging will be October 25.
Many area businesses and organizations have already planning their scarecrows or already have them on display.
The Winona Board of Aldermen further discussed a proposed $1.2 million general obligation bond to fund the installation of artificial turf at the city’s recreational park and the purchase street paving equipment.
Getting a lot of attention before the November 5 General Election is a highly-contested gubernatorial race at the top of the ballot and some local races that are still up for grabs. However, there also is a very important race for a position that handles a multitude of tasks, especially with elections, and it is an open seat this year.
Winona was strong on offense, but not so much on defense, in its Region 3-3A opener, posting a 56-40 victory over host Coahoma Early College.
“We're not very good on defense,” said coach Joey Tompkins. We're not tackling very well. We have to find some answers on that side of the ball.”