JACKSON – Two bills have been introduced, one in the House of Representatives and one in the Mississippi Senate, to amend the current school consolidation legislation that created the Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District. The bills propose amending the makeup of the district’s board of trustees to be made up of all elected members, v
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“Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears. Let all the nations be gathered together, and let the people be assembled: who among them can declare this, and shew us former things? Let them bring forth their witnesses, that they may be justified: or let them hear, and say, It is truth.
If you're like me, I'm always looking for a new breakfast recipe to share with my family. I love how easy casseroles are, and my family loves them.
Most casseroles can be made the night before and all you've got to do is put them in the oven the next morning. I've taken these to work or made them for a brunch with friends.
The Winona Christian Lady Stars opened the Class AAA North State Tournament with a thrilling 50-48 win over Clarksdale Lee last week to secure a spot in this week’s Class AAA Tournament.
The Lady Stars then lost two straight, falling 48-29 to Central Holmes and 42-36 to Kirk Academy to finish fourth in the tournament.
Currently, two bills have been introduced in the Mississippi Legislature that aim to change the current makeup of the Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School Board of Trustees. Currently, the board is made up of two members elected from outside the corporate city limits of Winona and three members appointed by the Winona Board of Aldermen. The
The Winona Police Department hosted Coffee with Cops yesterday morning at Honest Abe’s Donuts in Winona. Citizens were invited to get to know their local law enforcement officers from the Winona Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, troopers from the Mississippi Highway Patrol, and Mont
A Choctaw County man is facing a first-degree murder charge in connection with a body being discovered in a canal in the Stewart area last week.
Two local fishermen discovered a body in a canal off the Big Black River in the Stewart area.
According to Montgomery County Sheriff Jeff Tompkins, the body of Jimmy Threadgill, 53, was found floating in the water the afternoon of January 29, 2020. Montgomery County Coroner Allan Pratt pronounced Threadgill dead at the scene.
JACKSON – With the 2020 Legislative Session underway, Representative Karl Oliver (R-Winona) and Senator Lydia Chassaniol (R-Winona) are busy with new challenges and getting to know new faces.
Oliver, who represents House District 46, was named vice-chairman of the Appropriations Committee by Speaker Philip Gun.
The Carroll Academy Rebels post two big district wins this week in convincing fashion. The Rebels hammered Central Holmes 71-43 and then pounded Indianola 69-26.
The Lady Rebels split their two games last week, beating Indianola 34-28 but falling to Central Holmes 54-44.
As part of a lesson on illustrators, Dee Hazelwood’s third grade students from Winona Christian School wrote a story about George ,the dog of Eupora, a quite famous dog around his hometown that even has his own Facebook page, Where’s George?
George can be found most days visiting local businesses in Eupora.
Caryn McCaleb Brister, 60, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Dennis Warren Musgrove, 57, died on Friday, February 7, 2020 at Baptist East Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
He was born on May 26, 1962 in Vaiden, to the late Jack and Evelyn Barrett Musgrove. Dennis was of the Baptist faith and was a carpenter.
School districts receive funding from state, local, and federal sources. Schools depend on these funds to provide the students of our communities with an education that will allow them to lead productive lives in a competitive world.
Hal Johnston passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at the age of 98, joining his beloved wife, Helen Johnston. Born in Carrollton, MS on March 9, 1921, he enjoyed a
successful career in banking working for many years at the Capital Street branch of Sunburst Bank.
Mary Young, former mayor of Kilmichael, addressed the Kilmichael Board of Aldermen during their meeting Tuesday night. Young previously addressed the board at their June meeting after Mayor Bobby Howell told the board about a potential drug and alcohol rehabilitation coming to Kilmichael.
The Kilmichael Cares Political Rally and fundraiser for their new stage and Christmas on the Square, set for Saturday, July 13 has been canceled due to inclement weather.
In 1983 the New York Times newspaper food columnist, Marian Burros, published a recipe for her “Plum Torte.” It became the most famous recipe ever printed in the New York Times. It is so very good, so very adaptable and so very easy.
The Winona High School cheerleaders get the crowd on their feet at Monday night’s Meet the Tigers, held at Tiger Stadium. Pictured are (from left) Cristina Seals, Mason Boyette, Tyra Weathersby, Lana Branch, and Haylan White.
A Montgomery County church was broken into Friday evening, and Montgomery County deputies are working to find the culprit.
According to Montgomery County Sheriff Bubba Nix, Eskridge Baptist Church was burglarized last Friday afternoon. Nix said a church member drove by the church and discovered the back door kicked in.
The Winona Christian cheerleaders show their Star Spirit at Tuesday’s Meet the Stars event, held in the school’s gymnasium. Pictured are (from left) Carlyn White, Swayze Marquerdt, Lennie Kate Wood, and K.K. Mullins.
This weekend, the Montgomery County Arts Council will present a special play inspired by the life of a special man.
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.
Friendship with Nicole Marhold started by chance.
“It has turned into something really amazing,” the 19-year-old Black Hawk resident said.
Ferguson’s friend, Marhold, is an 18-year-old from im Burgenland, St. Margarethen, Austria, and the two have been pen pals for the past several years.
The Winona Christian School Stars will travel to Greenville Friday night to take on the St. Joseph Fight Irish in the first round of the MAIS playoffs.
Stars Head Coach Junior Graham said the MAIS playoffs are made up of the top 16 power points teams on a bracket system.
A Vaiden man will face a Montgomery County Grand Jury for child molestation.
Justin Cooper, 30, of Vaiden is charged with molesting a child for lustful purposes in connection with incidents that occurred in Winona between December 15 and 18.
WINONA – In an article published in the April 1989 issue of Mississippi Pharmacist magazine, Edwin G. “Sonny” Potts predicted that his one-year-old granddaughter, Jenny Claire, would one day be a pharmacist like himself and his daughter, Gay Potts Hammond.
Circuit Judge George Mitchell accepted plea agreements in Montgomery County Circuit Court Monday at the Montgomery County Coliseum.
A Winona man’s bond was reduced to $25,000, and he was bound over to the action of a Montgomery County Grand Jury for an aggravated assault. However, he’s currently out on bond and facing a grand jury for another aggravated assault.
Mrs. Mary Jane Wilson Blair, 83, of the Jefferson Community in Carroll County, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 in Oxford.