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WINONA – A traffic stop led to a Winona man being arrested for felony drug charges last week.

DUCK HILL – The unveiling of the historical marker honoring gospel composer Lucie E. Campbell, a native of Duck Hill, will be held Friday, February 9, 2018, at noon in front of the town’s iconic caboose.

WINONA – Mississippi’s Department of Environmental Quality selected the City of Winona to receive the Environmental Hero Award as the “New Program Recycler of the Year” for Mississippi in 2017.

WINONA – The Winona School District archery team is currently practicing for district competition set for late March.

Members of the Friends of the Library hosting during Saturday's A Taste of Soup and Art Exhibit were (seated, left to right) Mary Nell Downs, Maxine Nunley, Rebecca Lancaster, Barbara Shepherd, (standing) Hope Nunley, Marion Johnston, Dawn...

Traditional Valentine’s Day gifts include jewelry, flowers and, of course, confections.

Crowning moment

Belle Sanders, second from left, was crowned Carroll Academy’s Most Beautiful 2018 Saturday.  Also pictured is Katie Teal, Savannah Correro, CA Most Beautiful 2017; and Graycen Wiltshire. See next week’s The Conservative for all the beauties from Carroll Academy’s Beauty Revue.

Reading Rewards

First, second, and third grade students from Winona Christian School who met their Accelerated Reading goal for the second nine weeks were rewarded with a trip to the movies at Plaza Cinema in Grenada.

 

Doors Close

The Walmart sign was painted over Tuesday afternoon prior to its final 7 p.m. closing that evening.  Earlier this month, Walmart’s corporate office announced the Winona store, opened in 1979, would close permanently.  Eighty-five employees were affected by the closing as well as the residents of the city and surrounding communities.  

Chicken the whole family will love

Chicken is a versatile food that can be prepared and cooked in various ways and is capable of being combined with a host of tasty ingredients. In fact, cooking and serving chicken with certain foods can pack a flavorful punch, turning an otherwise bland chicken breast into a dish families won’t soon forget.

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