Today's Top Stories

Traffic on Interstate 55 was at a standstill for a couple of hours Sunday night as firefighters worked to extinguish a burning trailer.

 

J.Z. George’s Chris Rias makes no excuses about it. He likes to be physical and he likes to hit people.

Helen Claire McEachern Elliott sat in Pizza Inn Monday during lunch with her friends wondering who the Modern Woodmen of the World would name as its Hometown Hero.  Unbeknownst to her, she was this year’s honoree.

A Winona man killed in the Vietnam War remains unforgotten nearly 50 years later.

This past weekend’s Grassroots Blues festival in Duck Hill attracted a sizable and diverse crowd.

The Carrollton Board of Alderman attempted to make strides towards a safer Town of Carrollton at the last board meeting.







Town seeking deputy clerk

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

The Town of Kilmichael is narrowing down its search for a new deputy city clerk to help current clerk Pauline Hall.

The position was left vacant after former assistant clerk Claudette McClain resigned in May. Hall said the position was advertised twice after the board approved it in a May 14 special call meeting.







Grassroots Blues draws a crowd

By CHLOE RICKS,

This past weekend’s Grassroots Blues festival in Duck Hill attracted a sizable and diverse crowd.

There were the young, the old, those who were new to Blues and, of course, the Blues veterans in attendance. No matter who you were, though, it was impossible not to be wooed by the warm air, the delicious barbeque, and the great music.



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