For the Monroe Journal Itawamba Community College representatives will visit three area WIN Centers Nov. 30 to enable area residents to register for the 2016 spring semester. Times and locations include 9 a.m.-noon at Houston, Amory and Pontotoc. The come-and-go event is designed for current and returning students, GED graduates, transfer students, new students and […]
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AMORY – Classes began Oct. 13 for students at the new Amory Cosmetology Academy. The new academy was a dream come to fruition for owner Robin Carroll. “My mother was a teacher, and I always wanted to teach but fought it. I just did not want to teach in the school system,” said Carroll. “I […]
ABERDEEN – It’s anybody’s game Saturday between Mississippi State and Ole Miss, but for Belle Elementary School’s 2nd Annual Egg Bowl Nov. 20, the Bulldogs are 2-0 for the series that encourages students to represent the state’s biggest universities and increase accelerated reader percentages. “The participation this year is much higher. There was a very […]
AMORY – Since no one qualified to run for the Amory School Board position left vacant by Mindy Brand, the board of aldermen conducted an interview with three potential candidates at the Nov. 17 meeting. Chris Erickson, Rachel Faulkner and Angela Smith all applied for the only elected position on the school board, which represents […]
ABERDEEN – The need for an accounting software update for the City of Aberdeen was the beginning of discussion Nov. 17 regarding requests that the board of aldermen agreed that the city doesn’t have the money to spend at this time. The $14,135.45 accounting software update isn’t mandatory at this point, but city comptroller Karen […]
AMORY – After much speculation and hard work on behalf of Amory Main Street and City of Amory Electric Department employees, the old Amory Garment tree is standing strong on the corner of 104th Street North and 5th Avenue North. “It took about two weeks off and on to get it up. We had it […]
ABERDEEN – In what Monroe County Road Department Manager Sonny Clay said is the first time the county has required a bond that goes along with a contract, the board of supervisors approved a road permit bond in the amount of $750,000 for all county roads used by Gulf Pine Energy’s future plans to explore […]
Several area churches and other groups will host free Thanksgiving meals for those who need a holiday meal, or just want to enjoy fellowship with others. Aberdeen The annual Walker Family Thanksgiving meal will be held on Thanksgiving Day from 12 until 2 p.m. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center. For deliveries, call […]
ABERDEEN – The Aberdeen High School marching band is one of two Mississippi representatives to be a part of the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Chicago. The news of the invitation was announced in April and since then, band members and band boosters have worked tirelessly to make it a reality for the 109 students […]
- Make a winning decision by choosing not to smoke November 21, 2015
- Orr makes key plays to top East Side November 25, 2015
- Extra point carries Noles to victory November 25, 2015
- Supervisors approve road permit bond related to oil exploration November 26, 2015
- Former Amory Garment tree goes up for the season November 26, 2015
- ICC representatives visit area WIN centers November 28, 2015
- Rural hospitals are at risk November 28, 2015
- Bulldogs aiming to get over Charleston hump November 27, 2015
- Noles okay with the underdog role November 27, 2015
- Amory Cosmetology Academy provides education in hair and nails November 27, 2015
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