Editor’s note: From July 16-22, a joint initiative between members of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Aberdeen, the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Columbus and Grace Bible Church in Oxford reached out to several villagers in the Lake Yojoa region of Honduras through Jackson-based Salt and Light Ministries. The work entailed […]
By CAROLYN PARSON/For the Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – The Aberdeen Board of Aldermen discussed several issues during its July 21 meeting. Mayor Cecil Belle proudly announced the addition of the city’s new Utility Terrain Vehicles, which will be used mostly by the street department. The purchase was meant to help save on fuel. The four […]
The patty melt at the airport Holiday Inn was a little saltier than I prefer, but the glass of sweet tea was on point…no, make that perfect. I knew that night from the first sip, it’d be my last glass for eight days with an impending 6 a.m. flight to Houston and another to San […]
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Zachary Morris Leach, 23, of Aberdeen and Justin Wayne Bryant, 21, of Smithville on July 26. The arrest was the result of a traffic stop. The two have been charged with felony possession of meth. They remain in the custody of the Monroe County Adult Detention Center and are […]
The Amory Police Department arrested Terry Janvard Parham, 54, of Amory for possession of a firearm by a felon, accessory after the fact and possession of a stolen firearm. Parham is out on bond after Monroe County Justice Court Judge Robert Fowlkes set bond at $5,000.
By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal ABERDEEN – When Bradley Lipsey first married, she could cook only two things – spaghetti and a 1-2-3-4 cake. “Mother was an absolute fantastic cook and while she did not teach us how to cook anything, she did instill in us the notion that you cooked,” said Lipsey, who was […]
For the Monroe Journal The board of directors of the Monroe County Electric Power Association has awarded $1,000 scholarships to four 2015 graduating seniors from high schools within its service territory. According to Monroe County EPA General Manager Barry Rowland, the criteria for consideration for the scholarship includes maintaining an exemplary scholastic record, leadership roles […]
By Makenzie Hawkins Special to the Journal Nettleton softball may have a new head coach, but that does not mean Jacob Kidd is unfamiliar with the winning program. Kidd, who was the assistant at Nettleton for five years, is now the head slow-pitch and fast-pitch softball coach for the Nettleton Lady Tigers. “It is a […]
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 […]
Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Aberdeen School District Conservator Mac Curlee approved several personnel items as part of the district’s July agenda. Jennifer Champman was approved as an Aberdeen Elementary School special education teacher; Amanda Hill and Tiffany O’Mary-Weeks were approved as AES assistant teachers; Latasha Lenoir and Karen Poindexter were approved as Shivers Middle School […]
By Makenzie Hawkins Special to the Journal A hole in her labrum and a torn rotator cuff could not stop Nettleton native Hayley Parker from playing the game she loved and finishing out her senior softball season. Parker, a shortstop at Central Arkansas, had surgery the summer before her senior year to try and repair […]
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department arrested Frankie Bo Bruff, 29, of Hatley on July 22. Bruff has been charged with a felony for possession of ICE. He remains in the custody of the Monroe County Adult Detention Center and is waiting his arraignment.
By CAROLYN PARSON For the Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Hopeful nightclub owner, David Davidson of Chickasaw County, appeared before the board of aldermen July 7 to request an alcohol permit to open his nightclub, LLC Ladies’ Club. Davidson wants to open his club at a facility on Highway 25 that has had several past owners, […]
New Amory fast-pitch softball coach Jason Cobb was ready to be back in the coaching business. Cobb, who spent five seasons at Hamilton and replaced Amir Hunt as the Lady Panthers’ fast-pitch coach in late May, said the four-year break from coaching made him miss it. “I’m really excited about the opportunity, and I feel […]
AMORY – A groundbreaking for the Frisco Park Interactive Fountain Project was held July 16 to celebrate the installation of the fountain by Watersplash,Inc. “After the fountain is put in, JBS Construction will pour the concrete. There will still be ongoing work with landscaping in the fall but we hope to have the feature open […]
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