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The Class of 2018 at Montgomery County High School graduated last Friday night in a packed gymnasium.  The eighteen seniors received their diplomas from Superintendent Wendy Hubbard and MCHS Principal Lewis Zeigler.  Pictured above: (From left)...

In Montgomery County, two Memorial Day services will be held Monday, May 28. 

During the summer months growing up, our house on Stonehedge Drive in Southaven was party central for the neighborhood.

Coach Aaron Henderson, Hayson McNeer, and Hayes Henderson work the outfield during a tee ball game at Winona Recreational Park.

Austin Huggins got to play one last baseball game representing Winona Christian.

He was selected to play in the MAIS Class A-AA All-star baseball game. Huggins was on the White team that ended up losing 16-10 in a nine-inning contest.

     During their May meeting the Third Arrow Chapter, Mississippi Society, Daughters of the American Revolution recognized Liz Wilson of Carrollton with the Excellence in Community Service Award from the National Society of the Daughters of the...

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.




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.  








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


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