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Burton pleased with Jags' offensive performance


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.


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.


Orvlie Hunt

Funeral services for Orvlie Hunt of Weir were held on Saturday, June 15, 2017, at First Unity United Methodist Church in Weir, with Rev. Lyndon Geeter officiating.  Burial followed in the church cemetery in Weir.

Lost Dog

On March 17, Bubba was let out and he ran off with a puppy friend from Stewart Weir Road in Stewart at Burton Rd.    Bubba is a chocolate lab mix, four to six months old, has a white blaze on his chest and green eyes, and weighs 30 pounds.  He had on a collar when he left.  He has an ID microchip.  If you find Bubba, please call 601-940-2753 an