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Towns hold parades

Winners from the Vaiden parade were: Floats (first to third place) Tuckerville M.B. Church, Campbell Hill M.B. Church, and Evergreen Masonic Lodge.  Below: Jack Teal waves to Santa who was the finale in the Carrollton-North Carrollton Christmas Parade.  At the end there were trophies awarded in the band, float and dance team categories.

Tartars tame Tigers

By LAURENCE HILLIARD,

OXFORD – All that stood between Winona and an MHSAA Class 2A State Football Championship on Friday afternoon was Taylorsville freshman quarterback Ty Keyes. And he stood tall, guiding the Tartars to a 41-26 win on the turf at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

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NORTH STATE CHAMPS

By CHRIS ALLEN BAKER,

Almost in scripted fashion for the second consecutive week, JaTyler Moore delivered another game-winning pass to Jay Lofton in the final seconds Friday, this time giving the Winona Tigers their first North State Championship, after a roller coaster emotional battle culminating in a 22-14 win over Calhoun City’s Wildcats.

Saluting Our Vets

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

The North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery hosted this year’s Veterans Day Service for Montgomery County Saturday morning.  Cemetery director Mark Lawson led the service which also featured Janie Beth McRae singing the National Anthem, special music by Bennie Rigby, and a keynote address by Pastor Mark Williamson of Winona Baptist Church.

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How do you eat your pizza?

By GWEN SISSON,

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!”

Standing on the rock

By GWEN SISSON,

It began about three months ago when Sherrie Palmertree found a painted rock on the window ledge of Hobby Lobby in Olive Branch.

She had read about the rock-painting craze in larger communities and was so excited to find her first painted rock.

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