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Friday Happenings

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.

Lady Tigers hit the field


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.

Roland seeks clerk’s seat

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.


Ruel Ivoe Nix

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.


Facebook buys newspaper ads


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.

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.

Prison Chaplain Jonas Horn brings the Lord to inmates in Mississippi


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.

Lady Carroll Boatman Yates Howard

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 
Baptist Church.



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