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Aberdeen scouts share recipes using Girl Scout cookies

ABERDEEN – Girl Scout Troop 20900  has 30 members. Leaders are Alonda Smith, Latoya Anderson, Angie Word and Nina Betts. Assistant leaders are Annie Pargo, Mary H. McMillian, Charlene Whitfield and Amanda Vasser. The proceeds from the annual sale of Girl Scout cookies go towards the memberships, T-shirts, camp, supplies, uniforms, snacks and trips. The […]

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NMMC Hospice to train volunteers

For the Monroe Journal TUPELO — The North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice Program is seeking volunteers to visit patients and families in their homes. The NMMC Hospice Program will offer a training workshop from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on March 5, at the NMMC Hospice Office, 422-A East President St. in Tupelo. A light lunch will […]

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School district saves energy through Ameresco project

AMORY – At the Feb. 10 meeting of the Monroe County Board of Education, Super-intendent Scott Cantrell informed the board members that as a result of the Ameresco project, the district had energy savings of $83,000. The district contracted with Ameresco several years ago on a project that would ultimately save the district monies on […]

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Hamilton RB Heard offered by MSU

HAMILTON – Junior Hamilton RB and track star Keshon Heard has an offer on the table from Mississippi State, his head coach Ray Weeks confirmed on Friday. Heard rushed for over 1,500 yards and had over 500 yards receiving for the Lions last season.  He also won the 100-meter dash for Class 1A in 2014. […]

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Aberdeen School District to have delayed start

Faculty and staff of the Aberdeen School District will report at 9:45 a.m. Friday while students will report at 10 a.m.

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First Methodist Church planning mission revitalization and outreach

AMORY – Approximately four months   ago, First United Methodist Church formed a team of lay people from its congregation to begin praying and discerning how their church might begin to engage their community in ministry in a new way. “As pastor, I believe strongly that the local church serves as an extension of God’s […]

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Saga continues regarding bridge project in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN – In what has become a trend with most board of supervisors meetings in the past weeks, discussion centered on the stalemate of the Matubby Creek bridge project on the fringe of Aberdeen. While the Aberdeen city officials have a utilities permit and an interlocal agreement in hand waiting to be signed and are […]

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Weather closings for Friday

The Amory and Monroe County school districts have canceled classes for Friday. A decision regarding the Aberdeen School District will be made early in the morning.

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Monroe County Snow 2015

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