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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.







Worth fighting for

By CHLOE RICKS,

This is part two of a four part series honoring our military men and women.

 

Ben Shute, 67, believes that he will never be “too old to serve.”

Shute joined the U.S. Army in the summer of 1971 at the age of 20. He was a student at Mississippi State University studying accounting at the time.








Tigers enjoy ‘open gym’ after June’s success

By LAURENCE HILLARD,

July can be leisure time for high school basketball players between summer ball in June and the start of school in August.

“In July, we just have open gym,” said Winona boys coach Presley Coleman. “It’s kind of our down time. It gives the players a chance to rest and be ready for workouts in August once we get back in school.”


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