WINONA – A man is facing charges for purposefully setting fire to a duplex apartment.
DUCK HILL – A historical marker was unveiled last Friday near Duck Hill’s iconic red caboose for gospel pioneer and Duck Hill native Lucie E. Campbell.
“We are going to make this a part of the history of our town,” said Duck Hill Mayor Joey Cooley.
Montgomery County 4H had a stellar showing at this year’s Dixie National Rodeo.
According to Montgomery County Extension Agent Amy Ware, more than $50,000 came back to Montgomery County in Sale of Champions money and scholarships. Also a Kilmichael 4Her came home with the top prize for lambs.
Tuesday evening, the school board of the Winona Montgomery Consolidated School District moved forward with tasks designated by the Mississippi Department of Education for the July 1 consolidation of the Winona and Montgomery County school districts.
NORTH CARROLLTON – The roster of the Carrollton North Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department is currently at 22 volunteers, according to Carroll County Fire Coordinator Art Hicks.
“It is turning out real well,” said Hicks. “Better than expected.”
Carroll County’s new Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system has been operating since January 17, and as of Tuesday afternoon, the Carroll County Emergency Operations Center 911 dispatch office has received over 600 calls.
WINONA – A traffic stop led to a Winona man being arrested for felony drug charges last week.
According to Winona Police Captain Dan Herod, chief investigator for the Winona Police Department, Michael Anthony Forrest, 43, of Winona was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, marijuana.
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.