WINONA – Winona Elementary School teacher Deanna Lowery was named Winona School District’s 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year at Tuesday’s meeting of the Winona School Board.
In the movie, “Despicable Me” (which is one of my favorites), the girls ask Gru if they can have pizza for supper with “stuffed crust” and everyone dreamily says “stuffed crust.” That’s how my husband, Pepper, feels about pizza, and so does Tracie Cunningham. She said she is a “huge crust fan!”
NORTH CARROLLTON -- This year North Carrollton Baptist Church is celebrating 110 years of praising the Lord with homecoming services and a revival on Sunday, October 22 and will go through Wednesday, October 25. The worship services will include four pastors who were all licensed to the ministry from North Carrollton Baptist Church.
The Winona Christian Stars will host area rival Carroll Academy Friday night at Stars Field in Winona for a conference match. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
The Stars, currently 3-5 on the season, are coming off a loss to an undefeated Indianola Academy team last Friday, 42-14.
WINONA – The Winona Tigers roared their way to a conference win over area rival Eupora Friday night in Winona.
In their 35-18 victory, the Tigers had a 7-6 lead in the first quarter and kept that pace throughout the game. The Tigers went into the half 21-6, and outscored the Eagles 14 to six in the third.
BILOXI – The Vaiden mayor and members of the Board of Aldermen attended the 86th annual Mississippi Municipal League conference in Biloxi last week to learn how they can better serve Vaiden.
Mayor Melvin Hawthorne and Aldermen Theodore Purnell, Curtis Meeks, Doris Fluker and Lesia Hemphill attended the conference.
NORTH CARROLLTON – Students, faculty and staff at J.Z. George will return to classes in mourning of Elisabeth Guerra, who lost her life last week.
Guerra, a 16-year-old junior, died of respiratory failure at her home in North Carrollton on July 26, according to her obituary provided by Oliver Funeral Home.
It is one of the most inspiring stories of all time, and this weekend, residents will have the opportunity to see it live on stage.
The Miracle Worker will be performed August 4 through 6 at 7 p.m. at the Montgomery County Performing Arts Center in downtown Winona. Tickets are available in advance or at the door.