Monroe County Superintendent of Education Scott Cantrell said that his district will continue to offer College Algebra, English Comp. I and English Comp. II for dual credit at the Advanced Learning Center for the 2015-2016 school year for little to no fee. “We had over 150 students take advantage of receiving both high school and […]
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Continuation of programs, technology improvements part of Monroe County School District’s 2015-2016 school year
NETTLETON – The Nettleton School District will welcome a few new faces to the district in the 2015-2016 school year. Nikki Buchanan is the new principal of Nettleton Primary School. She has taught at Head Start in West Point, Okolona Elementary, Thomas Street in Tupelo and Shannon Primary. She has an associate of applied science […]
AMORY – When planning a food column for July, I saw that it was National Black Family Month. I have been trying for years to get Mary Helen Bailey to do a food column, and that was the perfect excuse to persuade her to share her recipes. Bailey was close to nine years old when […]
SPLUNGE – According to Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 1 p.m. July 31 that a body had been found on Splunge Road. The badly decomposed body of the unidentified white male was located in a ditch approximately 20 yards from the road. Cantrell said the […]
I returned Friday evening from a four-day trip to New York. I had a group of nine people who flew out in the morning of July 14 from Memphis. After changing planes at Reagan National in Washington, we landed at LaGuardia in New York about 3:30 p.m. After checking into our hotel, we headed to […]
ATHENS – River Bend Baptist Church hosted the monthly Monroe County Baptist Association Senior Adult luncheon on July 9. Jo Ann Plunkett and Janice McMinn did the menu for the luncheon. ”We were so blessed with so many from our church that wanted to help with the luncheon. It took everyone working to together […]
AMORY – Amory High School Principal Brian Jones appeared before the Amory School Board July 10 to discuss moving the fence at the back of the football stadium. “There is too much room in the back allowing students and people to roam up and down,” said Jones. “The people need to be in the stands […]
AMORY – The Monroe County School Board held a special-called meeting on June 25 to select and insurance carrier and approve recommendations and resignations. For Fiscal Year 2016, Liberty Mutual will serve as the district’s insurance provider for liability, auto, abusive acts and educator’s legal matters with Galloway, Chandler, McKinney as agent. The board also […]
AMORY – Fair Hayes shared with the Amory Rotary Club recently of the changes coming in the debit and credit card industry that will soon trickle down to businesses. “America is last to make these changes,” said Fair. “EMV, which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa, is a more secure way of accepting payments. Smart […]
- Two arrested for felony possession of meth July 28, 2015
- ICC to offer Preparing for the ACT August 1, 2015
- C2C program provides opportunity for work experience August 1, 2015
- Bailey cooks to please her family August 2, 2015
- Seniors celebrate Christmas in July August 2, 2015
- Continuation of programs, technology improvements part of Monroe County School District’s 2015-2016 school year August 4, 2015
- Amory School District begins year with several administrative changes August 4, 2015
- District confident that new Shivers administration is a winning team August 4, 2015
- MCSD starts the year with administrative changes August 4, 2015
- Aberdeen looks to school year 2015-2016 with high hopes August 4, 2015
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