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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.


Reading Rewards

First, second, and third grade students from Winona Christian School who met their Accelerated Reading goal for the second nine weeks were rewarded with a trip to the movies at Plaza Cinema in Grenada.

 



Doors Close

The Walmart sign was painted over Tuesday afternoon prior to its final 7 p.m. closing that evening.  Earlier this month, Walmart’s corporate office announced the Winona store, opened in 1979, would close permanently.  Eighty-five employees were affected by the closing as well as the residents of the city and surrounding communities.  










Chicken the whole family will love

Chicken is a versatile food that can be prepared and cooked in various ways and is capable of being combined with a host of tasty ingredients. In fact, cooking and serving chicken with certain foods can pack a flavorful punch, turning an otherwise bland chicken breast into a dish families won’t soon forget.



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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