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Owens Grocery serves Amory for 50 years

AMORY – Grant and Joyce Owens have been serving their community for 50 years with either grocery items or advice. The Owens’ grocery store is a place for people to get physical and spiritual food. To the Owens’, the two go hand-in-hand. On Nov. 22, a Thanksgiving event was held honoring them for their service […]

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Community events celebrate Thanksgiving holiday

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, several community-minded events will offer people the opportunity to come together for fellowship to enjoy the holiday. Aberdeen • The North Mt. Olivet General Baptist District Association Brotherhood Ministry will sponsor its annual free Thanksgiving Day meal on Thanksgiving Day. Pick–up or delivery of the meal will begin at 11 a.m. […]

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Fall Festival chili winners share recipes

AMORY – The Amory Main Street Fall Festival, held on Frisco Park on Oct. 30, was a tremendous success. More than 1,500 people were estimated to have attended the event. There were more than 20 chili entries in the chili cook-off competition. After judging, the following chili recipes were chosen as first-, second- and third […]

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Area students work in Ole Miss sports medicine

AMORY – Helping with sports medicine in college seems like a glamorous job at a glance, but it is really hard work and a long commitment. Kelsey Cadden of Amory has been involved with the sports medicine department at Ole Miss for almost as long as she’s been enrolled there. The junior travels to all […]

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Wicker speaks to Amory veterans’ breakfast

AMORY – Approximately 400 people attended this year’s salute to veterans sponsored by Community Bank, which was held at the Amory National Guard Armory. The event has been held for more than 25 years. “Community Bank is honored to be able to sponsor this event every year. What began over 25 years ago with a […]

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Gilmore to help consumers sign up for health insurance coverage

For the Monroe Journal As of Nov. 15, Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center is able to help area residents learn about and enroll in health insurance options on the Health Insurance Marketplace. As part of the Affordable Care Act, most U.S. citizens are required to have health insurance beginning in 2014. During the first enrollment wave, […]

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Annual Eldridge Toy Run scheduled for Dec. 6

For the Monroe Journal The Eldridge Benefit Team consists of motorcycle and antique car enthusiasts from Northeast Mississippi and Northwest Alabama joining hands with the community to lend support in financial aid and awareness of the Eldridge Children’s Home in Eldridge, Alabama. Since 1948, this home has given a home to children in all age […]

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Museum cabin temporarily closed

AMORY – The Wright Cabin at the Amory Regional Museum has been temporarily closed due to repairs. “The inside of the cabin is good, but the outside that is open to the weather needs work,” said Bo Miller, museum director. “If we don’t fix it, we are going to lose it.” The cabin was built […]

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Amory Culinary Arts fundraiser lifeline for the holidays

AMORY – The Culinary Arts classes at Amory Career and Technical Center are selling frozen entrees as a fundraising project. The culinary class #1 is doing the “mise-en-place,” which is the prep work and the culinary class #2 is preparing and assembling the food. Instructor Dianne Young has assembled an array of dishes that will […]

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