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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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Roberta S. Rosenthall

Services for Roberta S. Rosenthall of McCarley were held on Saturday, June 15, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the Lizzie Sanders Memorial Chapel in Winona with Rev. Regina Tyler officiating.  Burial followed in Ambrose Church Cemetery in McCarley.


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.




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Skills USA Winners

By BECKY DEES,

Students from the Winona Career and Technical Center competed against students statewide in the SkillsUSA State Competition held April 10-11 at locations in Jackson and Pearl.  Students competing in Skills USA represented Winona High School and Winona Christian School and Montgomery, Carroll, and Attala counties.  Winners from SkillsUSA State c



CA JR HIgh Student Council gives back

Members of Carroll Academy's Middle School Student Council, sponsored as the Douglas Carroll Junior American Citizens by Third Arrow Chapter, Mississippi Society Daughters of the American Revolution, donated food items, helped prepare plates and served area "shut-ins" with the ladies of  "Women on Mission" at the North Carrollton Baptist Church


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Clara “Bea” Parker

Clara “Bea” Parker, 86, of Carrollton went to be with the Lord on April 8, 2018.  Bea was born March 22, 1932, in Black Hawk.  Bea met Alton Randall “Randy” Parker when they were both children in Vaiden, and became great friends and playmates.  Bea and Randy married January 13, 1948, in Winona.  After marrying, Bea and Randy lived across the co





Local guardsmen deploying

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Next Monday, just before dawn, guardsmen from the Mississippi National Guard 2-114th Bravo Battery Field Artillery will leave the armories in Winona and Kosciusko for more than a year of overseas deployment. 

Approximately 85 guardsmen from Winona and Kosciusko armories will be deploying.  Their destination has not been disclosed.




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