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Burton pleased with Jags' offensive performance

By LAURENCE HILLIARD,

Veteran J.Z. George football coach Ben Burton knows exactly what his Jaguars need to work on headed into next season. JZG concluded spring football practice with a 28-28 tie in a scrimmage with Leake County last Thursday.

“We moved the ball pretty well,” Coach Ben Burton said, but he added “We have a lot of work to do on defense.”


Years of service

Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District Superintendent, Dr. Teresa Jackson, recognized five faculty members who are retiring this year at a recent meeting of the Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School Board.  Pictured from left are Mr. Kelvin Winbush, Ms. Amanda Newman, Mrs. Cindy Bell, Mrs. Lynn Oliver, Mr. Greg Wenger, and Dr.







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Walter Brent Stanford, Jr.

Walter Brent Stanford, Jr., 33, passed away Saturday, April 13 in Lake.  

Visitation was from 11 a.m. until service time at noon held Friday, April 19, 2019 at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel, in Ackerman. Burial followed in Bethsaida Cemetery near French Camp.





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Ruby Baker

Ruby Joyce “Jody” Baker, 72, of Carrollton died Monday, August 6, 2018, in Carroll County.  Visitation was held 12 p.m.  until 1:30 p.m. Saturday, August 11, 2018  at Williams and Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood.  Graveside services began at 2 p.m. at New Shiloh Cemetery in Carroll County, with Rev. Perry Irwin officiating.





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Prison Chaplain Jonas Horn brings the Lord to inmates in Mississippi

By CHLOE RICKS,

Pastor Jonas Horn, 49, has been preaching for 29 years. He currently serves as the Chaplain at Carroll Montgomery County Regional Correctional Facility. Although he is certain preaching is his life’s calling, he had never imagined himself as a preacher growing up and didn’t even come from a particularly religious family.




Winona teen charged in shooting death of 16 year old

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

A 16-year old boy was shot and killed Thursday night, and another teen has been charged with his murder.

According to Captain Dan Herod, chief investigator for the Winona Police Department, Ty-Quarrius Hardimon, 16, of Winona was shot and killed Thursday night on Silver Street near the intersection of Highway 51.


Super Karson

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Kierra Wiggins said her son, Karson Elijah Smith, was always smiling.  She said he loved to be held, play, and listen to music – especially his grandfather playing the harmonica.  He loved his dog, Peanut, and his favorite foods were bread and pizza. 


Terry Lynn McClellan

Terry Lynn McClellan, 57, passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Grenada Health & Rehabilitation. 

Visitation was from 12:30 p.m. until service begun at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 at First United Methodist Church in Greenwood with interment in New Hope Cemetery.  Rev. Brad Hodges and Rev. Dennis Gossett officiated service.


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