Town’s tourism tax bill dies

The two percent tourism tax bill, that would allow the Town of North Carrollton to hold a referendum vote to enact a two percent tourism tax on prepared food and beverage sold in the town limits, did not get legislative approval during the recent session of the Mississippi Legislature.





Storm damage widespread

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Strong winds and rains caused widespread damage throughout Carroll County, said Gayle Beard, Carroll County Emergency Management director.

Beard said a storm than crossed through Carroll County between 7:30 p.m. and 8 a.m. downed trees, power lines, and even a cell tower with a potential of 70 mile per hour winds.







Charity Ball King and Queen

By BECKY DEES,

Winona Head Football Coach Joey Tompkins and Winona Elementary School teacher Amber Austin were crowned this year’s Charity Ball King and Queen at the annual Charity Ball, presented by the Junior Auxiliary of Winona, held Saturday evening at Cotesworth Culture and Heritage Center in Carrollton.


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WINONA – A man is facing charges for purposefully setting fire to a duplex apartment.


Obituaries

Funeral services for Tommy Lee McCarroll of Winter Park, Fla., formerly of Kilmichael, were... READ MORE