WINONA – A man is facing charges for purposefully setting fire to a duplex apartment.
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Another year of Winona High School athletics has come and gone, and athletic director Charlie Parkerson is pleased with the results and optimistic about the future.
“Football and track were huge highlights for us, football going to its first-ever state championship game and track taking third in boys and girls,” he said.
Our country lost an American hero this past weekend. Winona’s own astronaut, Donald Peterson, mission specialist on the maiden Challenger voyage in 1983, passed away Sunday at the age of 84 in his Texas home.
Astronaut Donald H. Peterson, a native of Winona, died Sunday at his home in El Lago, Texas.
Peterson, who was 84 at the time of his death, served as a mission specialist on the inaugural voyage of the Challenger shuttle in 1983.
A Winona man was bound over to the action of a Montgomery County Grand Jury for allegedly damaging two police vehicles while he was being transported to the Winona Police Department and the Carroll Montgomery Regional Correctional Facility in Vaiden.
WINONA -- Mobile’s Singing Children (MSC) will be making a stop in Winona on Sunday, June 10 as part of their Mississippi/ Tennessee Summer Tour.
MSC consists of four choirs. The premier Concert Choir comprised of singers in fifth through 12th grade will be performing at Moore Memorial United Methodist Church at 6 p.m.
NORTH CARROLLTON – Students, faculty and staff at J.Z. George will return to classes in mourning of Elisabeth Guerra, who lost her life last week.
Guerra, a 16-year-old junior, died of respiratory failure at her home in North Carrollton on July 26, according to her obituary provided by Oliver Funeral Home.
BILOXI – The Vaiden mayor and members of the Board of Aldermen attended the 86th annual Mississippi Municipal League conference in Biloxi last week to learn how they can better serve Vaiden.
Mayor Melvin Hawthorne and Aldermen Theodore Purnell, Curtis Meeks, Doris Fluker and Lesia Hemphill attended the conference.
Tuesday night, I listened to concerns some Winona citizens voiced to the Winona Mayor and Board of Aldermen during the regularly scheduled meeting. People made comments about job creation, industrial prospects, city code ordinances, and the local economy. There were ideas offered as solutions to problems, some that would pass overwhelmingly i
In recent days, the Clarion Ledger and its partners in the USA Today network of newspapers have published a comprehensive look at the nation’s opioid epidemic.
America’s addiction to painkillers — both legal and illicit — has created a crisis that has attracted the attention of policymakers from the White House to the statehouse.
According to Beat 5 Supervisor Rickie Corley, the Carroll County Bridge Crew repaired the bridge near the Vaiden Baptist Church Family Life Center on County Road 42 recently, but the state ordered it closed last week.
This year’s Taster’s Luncheon, held Monday at Moore Memorial United Methodist’s Family Life Center and sponsored by the Winona Friends of the Library, was a huge success. Not only did I get to enjoy a delicious lunch with friends and hear from a Mississippi author, I came home with a new book – a book lover’s dream event, for sure.
WINONA – A Montgomery County Grand Jury handed down an indictment for accused armed robber and kidnapper Christopher Golden of Winona. Golden is facing five felony charges as well as a sentence enhancement for being a habitual offender.
WINONA – In an article published in the April 1989 issue of Mississippi Pharmacist magazine, Edwin G. “Sonny” Potts predicted that his one-year-old granddaughter, Jenny Claire, would one day be a pharmacist like himself and his daughter, Gay Potts Hammond.
This weekend, the Montgomery County Arts Council will present a special play inspired by the life of a special man.
Circuit Judge George Mitchell accepted plea agreements in Montgomery County Circuit Court Monday at the Montgomery County Coliseum.
The Carroll County Development Association honored Carroll County’s educators Monday night with a dinner at The County Barn in Carrollton. The 2018 Teachers of the Year and Special Recognition Award winners were honored at the event. (From left) J.Z.
Cotesworth Culture and Heritage Museum is hosting a car enthusiast’s dream this Saturday -- Cruising Cotesworth.
Around 50 collectable cars from around Mississippi will be on display Saturday, April 28 beginning at 9 a.m. on the lawn of the historic home, located 1.25 miles from Main Street in North Carrollton.
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
The Winona Police Department along with the U.S. Attorney General’s Office hosted a Multi-jurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training class related to highway vehicle stops and drug trafficking.
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