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Program serves underserved, underinsured candidates

The Mississippi Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, which aims to serve uninsured, medically underserved, minority and elderly women, is a year round service that is experiencing an increase in the number of women who need help. “We get at least 20 or more women per month. A lot of people just don’t have […]

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Aldermen further address issues regarding subdivision lots

AMORY – After several developers dissolved into arguments among themselves and with members of the board at the board of aldermen’s Oct. 7, Mayor Brad Blalock restored order by removing everyone from the room, allowing the different developers to approach the board one at a time to try to reach a solution to the unrest […]

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Unofficial results indicate Amory will remain dry

AMORY – Unofficial results from Tuesday’s alcohol referendum indicate that Amory voters want to keep the town free of alcohol. For the sale, distribution and possession of light wine with an alcohol content of less than 5 percent and beer of an alcoholic content of no more than 8 percent, the vote was 1,067 for […]

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Unofficial results indicate Amory will remain dry

AMORY – Tuesday’s referendum regarding the sale of alcohol in Amory yielded the unofficial results that voters want to keep the town free of alcohol. For the sale, distribution and possession of light wine with an alcohol content of less than 5 percent and beer of an alcoholic content of no more than 8 percent, […]

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Amory Post Office honors a survivor among its ranks

AMORY – Amory Post Office employees came together Sept. 16 to help Postmaster Tina Pate celebrate a year of being cancer free and to spread the word to the public about ovarian cancer. Pate was diagnosed with stage 2c ovarian cancer in March 2013. “Being given that diagnosis was like a very bad dream that […]

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Amory voters to decide fate of alcohol sales

AMORY – Amory residents will line up at the polls Oct. 14 to vote on whether or not to legalize the sale of alcohol within the city. The special election will give residents an opportunity to vote for or against the sale, distribution and possession of light wine with an alcohol content of less than […]

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Grant makes huge splash for new Frisco Park water feature

AMORY – Goodbye fountain, hello interactive splash pad. After 42 years, the fountain at Frisco Park will be replaced thanks to a grant through the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Outdoor Recreation Grants Division and Land and Water Conservation Fund Project. “The citizens of Amory and Monroe County have enjoyed our park and […]

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Hamilton Post Office kicks off awareness month with annual event

HAMILTON – This year’s Hamilton Post Office Breast Cancer Stamp Kickoff will hold even more significance for the event’s main organizer, Hamilton Postmaster Twanda Tate, who has been putting together the event for several years now, both in Prairie and Hamilton. “My sister battled breast cancer two times in the past five years and I […]

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Renasant Bank gives back to Smithville School

SMITHVILLE – Having recently been through a devastating tornado themselves, it only seemed fitting that, when an opportunity to make a donation presented itself, executives with Renasant Bank in Tupelo would see to it that the Town of Smithville should receive some important items to help in their ongoing recovery efforts. A digital sign that […]

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