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.
VAIDEN – Garbage service in Vaiden will change effective Monday, Mayor Mel Hawthorne said.
Due to truck issues, the Town of Vaiden is now paying Carroll County to pick up garbage in town. However, pickup will move from Wednesday to Monday, beginning on March 5.
Friendship with Nicole Marhold started by chance.
“It has turned into something really amazing,” the 19-year-old Black Hawk resident said.
Ferguson’s friend, Marhold, is an 18-year-old from im Burgenland, St. Margarethen, Austria, and the two have been pen pals for the past several years.
Kilmichael Mayor Bobby Howell shared a letter with members of the Kilmichael Board of Aldermen and other town officials which stated that the Town of Kilmichael had achieved a Class 7 fire rating, effective March 13, 2018.
Almost in scripted fashion for the second consecutive week, JaTyler Moore delivered another game-winning pass to Jay Lofton in the final seconds Friday, this time giving the Winona Tigers their first North State Championship, after a roller coaster emotional battle culminating in a 22-14 win over Calhoun City’s Wildcats.
Summer vacation is coming to an end, and the Mississippi sales tax holiday has proven to be beneficial to local residents and boutiques.
A sales tax holiday is a temporary period when sales taxes are not collected or paid on purchases of specific products and/or services, according to the Mississippi Department of Revenue website.
Two Greenwood men are facing felony charges following a traffic stop.
According to Carroll County Sheriff Clint Walker, Keith McSwine, 31, and Monquardron Fundrakus Gray, 31, both of Greenwood are facing multiple felony charges following a Saturday morning traffic stop.
Winona Secondary School senior, Joseph Woods, has advanced to Finalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Joseph was among 16,000 Semifinalists who were announced back in September and invited to compete for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million to be offered this spring.
The Montgomery County School District has filed an appeal challenging decisions made by the Winona Montgomery Consolidated School Board at its February 13 meeting. One of those decisions was the appointment of Dr. Teresa Jackson as the superintendent of education for the Winona Montgomery Consolidated School District (WMCSD).