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Title additions and the discussion of several teachers from J.Z. George and one from Marshall not turning in signed contracts were main topics at the Carroll County School Board of Trustees special-called meeting last Thursday night at the Central Office in Carrollton.
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.”
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.
A special prosecutor has been appointed by the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors after the Montgomery County prosecutor recused himself from a case in Montgomery County Justice Court.
When the winter months come, there will be 21 students at Marshall Elementary who will be warm and snuggly in their new coats. For some children, the winter can be harsh because their parents, guardians or relatives may not be able to afford a new coat. Something many teachers know all too well.
Winona enjoyed a banner 2018 football season with a 13-1 record and the championship of Region 5-3A. But graduation created some big holes with the loss of players like region MVP Jalen Campbell, Offensive MVP Jay Lofton and cornerback Davandre Bays, MVP of the North/South All Star Game.
A North Carrollton man accused of murder was indicted by the recalled Carroll County Grand Jury last week in Carrollton.
Tredarius Tremondre “T.T.” Burt, 18, was indicted for first degree murder in connection with a March 20, 2018, shooting in North Carrollton.
Winona attorney Jena J. Hoover is running for the seat of Montgomery County Prosecutor in the August 6 Democratic Primary.
George Milton Slocum, 86, of North Carrollton passed away at his residence in North Carrollton on Saturday, April 27, 2019.
As the school year winds down and seniors at J.Z. George High School prepare to graduate Friday, May 17, Michael Shute of Greenwood and JaKayla Phillips of Vaiden are still waiting to see who will be valedictorian and salutatorian. The two are separated by a point and neither know how final grades will come down.
Recent floods have brought trees down in Carroll County over the weekend on roadways. Sunday morning a tree fell on Highway 82 west of Carrollton and blocked the westbound lane of the highway, according to Carroll County Emergency Management/Civil Defense Director Ken Strachan.
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.
Charles Noah of McCarley, 78, passed away at his residence near McCarley on Sunday, April 28.
Starting in June, the town of Kilmichael will move to once per week garbage pickup. Currently, the town has garbage pick-up on both Tuesdays and Thursdays. Public Works Superintendent Johnny Pearson proposed the town move to once per week pick-up.
Mrs. Esther Riley Heath, 93, of Winona died at Shady Glen Assisted Living near Winona on Wednesday, April 24.
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.
Ivory Bell Bruce, 101 of Weir, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at her home.
Our country lost an American hero this past weekend. Winona’s own astronaut, Donald Peterson, mission specialist on the maiden Challenger voyage in 1983, passed away Sunday at the age of 84 in his Texas home.
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.
Ollie Ruth Coleman, 81, of Starkville, formerly of Kilmichael and Kosciusko, died on Sunday, Dec. 2 at Carrington Nursing Center in Starkville
John Robert Boatman, 76, of Winona died at Winona Manor in Winona on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.
You can hear the pride in Rachel Flynn's voice when she talks about her father Shane - "a great dad who was always there for everyone and always made sure to tell me how proud of me he was."
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.
Miss Margaret Louise Lishman, 82, of Winona passed away at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital in Winona on Sunday, Nov. 25.
Rayford Lee Roberts, Sr. 81, of Greenwood went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
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 – A man is facing charges for purposefully setting fire to a duplex apartment.
Lamarcus Hune, 33, of Winona is charged with two counts of arson in connection with a January 7 fire at 1104A North Union and 1104B North Union.
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.
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, 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.