Meet the Staff:
AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON, editor/publisher
Amanda began her career in journalism when she joined the editorial staff of The Southaven Press in 1999, being named editor shortly after. Eventually, Amanda ventured into non-profit public relations, directing communications for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South in Memphis, Tenn., for several years. With ink in her blood, Amanda returned to the newspaper field – becoming the editor and publisher of Montgomery Publishing and relocating to Winona. Amanda manages every aspect of the newspaper office, as well as reporting news from Carroll and Montgomery counties, advertising sales, and graphic design. Amanda and her husband, Keith, live in Carrollton with their son, Dean; dog, Don Juan; and cat, Deadline.
AMANDA CIRILO, advertising consultant
TINA GATLIN, Office Manager/Bookkeeper/Circulation and Classifieds Clerk
LaKeadra Coffey, advertising consultant