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Milkshakes have been with McDonald’s from its humble beginnings

It was a tight race but, in the end, Monroe Journal readers have chosen McDonald’s as the best place to get a milkshake in Monroe County. McDonald’s and milkshakes have gone hand in hand since a Multi-mixer milkshake machine salesman named Ray Kroc noticed that the McDonald brothers purchased eight of his mixers. After visiting […]

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Subjects from standoff could face multiple charges

A standoff that ensued after two men barricaded themselves inside a home at New Road and Highway 6 Wednesday ended peacefully at approximately 5:30 p.m. and resulted in the arrest of three people – Steven Alton Brantley, 53; David Little, 35, both of Nettleton; and Crystal Deann Adair Bosch, 37, of Tupelo. All three are […]

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Highway 6 standoff ends with capture of two subjects

A six-hour standoff at a house at New Road and Highway 6 ended just before 5:30 p.m. after Steven Alton Brantley, 53, and David Little, 35, both of Nettleton, surrendered to Mississippi Highway Patrol SWAT team members and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. According to Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Public Relations Officer Tanya Willems, Brantley […]

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Law enforcement officers respond to Highway 6 standoff

Deputies with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and the Mississippi Highway Patrol have responded to a standoff at New Road and Highway 6 between Nettleton and Amory Wednesday afternoon, according to Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Public Relations Officer Tanya Willems. According to Willems, 53-year-old Steve Alton Brantley has barricaded himself inside of a house and […]

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Board sets special election date for alcohol referendum

AMORY – After months of canvassing for signatures, the Let’s Grow Amory grassroots movement has gathered the 20 percent of registered voter signatures required for a referendum. City Clerk Lee Barnett made the announcement at the regular-called meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen on Aug. 19. “There were 945 signatures needed and 968 […]

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Student voices concerns of changes at Amory High School

AMORY – An Amory High School junior paid a visit to the regular-called meeting of the Amory School Board Aug. 11 to express her opinion on a couple of the new rules implemented at AHS this year. “We have no lockers this year and, while I can see the positives, my backpack weighs 15 pounds […]

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Cruisin’ Flashback brings retro fun to the Old Armory

AMORY – The Old Armory Reborn Committee is inviting all of you Daddy-Os and Dollies to a rockin’ sock hop at the Old Armory National Guard on Saturday, Aug. 23. “This gives residents an excellent opportunity to top-notch entertainment in a top-notch venue. It’s fun for the whole family,” said Amory Visitor’s Bureau Chairwoman Devy […]

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If you don’t like it then say so

My coverage of the Amory School Board meeting was difficult this week. It is rare that someone outside of the board members actually attends the meetings and even more rare when it’s my daughter who is the one showing up to speak her mind. It all started a couple of weeks ago in the kitchen. […]

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City of Amory to vote on alcohol sales

AMORY – City Clerk Lee Barnett presented 968 certified petitions signed in favor of holding a referendum on whether or not to permit the sale of alcohol within the city to the mayor and board of aldermen. The number of petitions required to hold a referendum was 945, or 20 percent. On a motion made […]

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