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WINONA – The City of Winona was awarded a $15,000 grant for economic development from the Walmart Corporation this week.

WINONA – The City of Winona was awarded a $15,000 grant for economic development from the Walmart Corporation this week.

At the Ferguson house, life is busy!  With our four-year-old now playing soccer and the tee ball season on the horizon, I don’t foresee us slowing down anytime soon.  My husband, Keith, and I take turns cooking – praise the Lord!

The Winona Christian School Stars wrapped up the Division 2-AA baseball championship, despite splitting a pair of games with Oak Hill.

Winona easily won the boys and girls 2-2A track meet last week. The boys finished with 161 points to 89 for runner-up Calhoun City. They were followed by Leflore County with 87 points, Eupora with 24 and East Webster with 7.

The Montgomery County boys finished fourth in the 5-1A meet held at Winona High School last weekt and fifth in the girls meet.










Fight with faith in God

By CONNIE BUNCH,

My friend is a big man, and he told me this story, in so many words.

My friend said he and three of his buddies went to Florida for a vacation. “I kept getting looks from people,” he said. “They moved away from me and said, ‘Man, you are big!’  They were scared of me.”


Wading Zilpher Creek

By PEGGY SIMS,

In the back roads in and around the Hesterville and Carmack communities runs a little creek, really just a little stream called Zilpher Creek.  All the trees and brambles have grown up on each side as far as the  little bit of water moves over the rocks covered in green moss and the sticks and skeletons of long-dead small wood animals. 




Crowning moment

Belle Sanders, second from left, was crowned Carroll Academy’s Most Beautiful 2018 Saturday.  Also pictured is Katie Teal, Savannah Correro, CA Most Beautiful 2017; and Graycen Wiltshire. See next week’s The Conservative for all the beauties from Carroll Academy’s Beauty Revue.


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Breaking News

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


Obituaries

Nora Ruth Walls Gregg, 78, of Carrollton died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at her home. Graveside... READ MORE