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Students at J.Z. George High School are in their first full week of classes and are getting back into the swing of school. As doors opened on Wednesday, Aug. 7, students were met with shiny floors, clean classrooms, and positive affirmations as they began each day.
There will be a singing at the Black Hawk School on Saturday, Aug. 17. Featured guests are: Cowboy Church Gospel singers, Elliott Fancher and Band. Concessions will be available.
• There will be a singing at the Black Hawk School Singing at Saturday, Aug. 17. Featured guests are: Cowboy Church Gospel singers, Elliott Fancher and Band. Concession will be available.
Children in Carroll and Montgomery counties are nearing the end of their first week of school, and things are getting back into the school-year groove.
WINONA – Montgomery County law enforcement officers and first responders will go through a Mississippi Homeland Security-led training which will focus on active shooters in public places.
With schools starting back next week, teachers in Montgomery County will be attending an annual Professional Leadership Conference organized by the Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District. The conference began today and will conclude tomorrow afternoon.
WINONA – The Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District school board voted to request an increase in ad valorem funding in the amount of $295,000 for the 2019-2020 school year. The increase will be used to fund hiring two school resource officers and a planned objective to increase student proficiency, particularly in third grade reading.
The last of Tuesday’s ballots have finally been counted.
After all ballots have been counted in Montgomery County, Ronald White unseated Incumbent Janet Roby-Harper by five votes, while two races are going to a run-off on Aug. 27.
White received 283 votes, and Roby-Harper received 277 votes.
Shady Grove United Methodist Church will conclude its summer revival Friday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Pastor Kordell Sims.
Pink Flower Missionary Baptist Church will host a night of Homecoming Singing, Friday Aug. 9 at 7 p.m.
The Winona slow-pitch softball team hit the field for the first time last Saturday, hosting a jamboree, and came away with two victories.
The Lady Tigers rallied from a 10-3 deficit to defeat Calhoun City 13-12 and blanked Riverside 5-0. Both games went three innings due to the one-hour time limit.
Carrollton attorney Danette Corder Roland is seeking the position of Carroll County Chancery Clerk as an independent candidate.
Roland, 47, said if elected she hopes to continue Carroll County’s excellence service in record-keeping and continue the successful management of the county’s business.
Workers are putting the last finishing touches on the new walking track at the Carroll County Recreation Park. Monday during their board meeting in Vaiden, the Carroll County Board of Supervisors voted to name the walking trail at the Carroll County Recreation Park after Mr. George Johnson.
Mrs. Mary Jane Wilson Blair, 83, of the Jefferson Community in Carroll County, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 in Oxford.
A Montgomery County man is in police custody in connection to a shooting in Carroll County.
According to Carroll County Sheriff Clint Walker, Michael Martin Barnhill, 30, is currently being held at the Carroll County Jail in connection with the deaths of three people in a shooting at a residence on County Road 135 Friday night.
Update (Wednesday, July 10): The two inmates who escaped the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County are now in custody.
Ivory Bell Bruce, 101 of Weir, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at her home.
John Robert Boatman, 76, of Winona died at Winona Manor in Winona on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.
Ollie Ruth Coleman, 81, of Starkville, formerly of Kilmichael and Kosciusko, died on Sunday, Dec. 2 at Carrington Nursing Center in Starkville
Mr. Ruel Ivoe Nix, 93, of Winona answered his last Marine Corps roll call at 5:25 a.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Life Pointe Village Assisted Living in Southaven.
Eddie L. Campbell, 71 of Winona, died Nov. 21, 2018 at his home.
Facebook has nearly two billion users, and at the touch of a button, it could deliver a message to every one of them.
Yet when it really wanted to get a message across, it didn’t “boost this post.” What did it do instead? Buy full-page ads in national newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal and New York Times.
It is turkey time! What an incredible time to get the family around the table and give thanks for all your blessings. Even if it has been a tough year (and some years are like that) Thanksgiving as a special time to enjoy your family.
Montgomery County fire departments and the Winona Montgomery Consolidated School District joined to honor a fallen Magee firefighter prior to Friday night’s football game between Winona High School and Magee High School.
The Carroll County Board of Supervisors may look into the steps to become an ACT Work Ready Community. At their Nov. 26 meeting, Montgomery County Economic Development Director Sue Stidham came and talked to supervisors about coming on board.
A Mississippi sailor will finally receive a proper burial exactly 77 years after his death.
Navy Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Durell Wade of Calhoun County will be buried at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018, in the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael.
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.
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.
Mrs. Lady Carroll Boatman Yates Howard, 74, of Winona passed away at her home on Friday, Oct.12, 2018.
She was born in Montgomery County on January 24, 1944, to Eddie Louis and Lula Ruth Palmertree Boatman. She was a retired certified nurse's assistant and a member of Poplar Creek Nations