By Rob Williams Monroe Journal HATLEY – Keyshawn Forshee only touched the football five times on Friday night, but the Hatley freshman made the most of his opportunites. Forshee had 148 rushing yards and three touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 56-0 rout of Houlka. The Tigers scored on their first opportunity, starting from […]
Amory – Bring your furry friends to First Presbyterian Church Sunday at 2 p.m. to be blessed by Pastor Tom Cheatham. The service will be in the meditation garden or, in case of rain, the fellowship hall. Please bring small animals in cages and large animals on a leash. If your pet is unable to […]
ABERDEEN – For the second time this season, the Aberdeen Bulldogs were on the wrong end of a one-point loss. Shannon scored the go-ahead touchdown with nearly 8 minutes to go, and while the Bulldogs answered with a score of their own, their two-point conversion for the lead failed, as the Red Raiders held on […]
The Amory Panthers wrapped up the nondivision portion of their schedule with a 42-7 loss on the road at private school Northpoint Christian on Friday night. “We didn’t play very well in any facet of the game, but the bright spot is that nobody got hurt,” Amory coach Ben Ashley said. “The preseason is over, […]
AMORY – It took Amory three innings to get going on Thursday night, but once their bats came to life, the Lady Panthers made quick work in an 11-1 division win over Tishomingo County. Amory scored 10 runs over the final three innings, including five in the sixth to end the game. “When we caught […]
For the Monroe Journal JACKSON – The Mississippi fall squirrel season opens statewide on Oct. 1 and closes Feb. 28. The bag limit is eight squirrels per day. Squirrel population numbers should be good for the upcoming hunting season, although hardwood mast crops were less abundant in some parts of the state last year compared […]
National Recovery Month, now more than 20 years old, is gaining momentum in its aim to educate Americans on the fact that addiction treatment and mental health services can help those with substance use issues to live a healthy and rewarding life. The message of National Recovery Month is that prevention works, treatment is effective […]
After five weeks of phone calls, emails, waiting on returned calls and emails, researching and writing, I’m finally finished with the National Recovery Month article just in the nick of time. Of all the people I spoke to through this process, Sheila Allen made the biggest impression on me. This is a lady who didn’t […]
For the Monroe Journal A memorial fund has been set up through Renasant Bank to help the family of 19-year-old Rebecca Lynn Jarrel, who passed away Sept. 19 as the result of an automobile accident, with expenses. Jarrel was a Fulton native who was a sophomore at Itawamba Community College, where she was a member […]
From our viewpoint at the Monroe Journal, we’re some of the first people to see arrest mugshots from the county’s law enforcement agencies. Just as the case in tracking down circuit court arraignments and sentencings, those mugshots, so many times, are of the same repeat offenders. Breaking and entering cases are pretty common and typically […]
HAMILTON – It came down to the final at-bat last Tuesday night for Hamilton to beat its division and county rival Smithville. With the bases loaded and down a run in the bottom of the seventh, Hannah Rooks ripped a double into left field, and Carley Reeves and Myiah Dobbs came home for the tying […]
In observation of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Monroe Journal will feature two ‘Pink Pages’ each week throughout the month with stories of breast cancer survivors, local events and photos. Sponsorship spots will be available for $20 a week to honor or celebrate a lost loved one or a breast cancer survivor. For more information, […]
For the Monroe Journal All Mississippi State Department of Health county health departments will close to patients at noon on Sept. 30 in order to transition to a new diagnosis coding system. Business will resume during regular operating hours on Thursday.
ABERDEEN – In the late 1950s, charitable Bingo started in Mississippi initially by a Catholic Church. Its popularity has hit peaks and lows through the years but since 1984, it has served American Legion Post 26 well. “Bingo has been a roller coaster ride. We’ve had good years and years when it kind of fizzles […]
AMORY – Amory High School sophomore Noah Swan recently built his aunt, Michelle George, a doghouse that truly has the same characteristics of a house. It even has shingles and a front porch. “Aunt Michelle said she wanted a doghouse, and asked me to build her one. So, I did,” Swan said. Swan watched his […]
- When your money gets married, too September 27, 2015
- Blessing of the animals this weekend at First Presbyterian Church in Amory September 30, 2015
- Hatley handles Houlka on homecoming September 30, 2015
- Missing Amory man located September 30, 2015
- Fiscal Year 2016 reveals increases and balances for taxpayers October 1, 2015
- Holland’s walkoff homer tops Lady Lions October 3, 2015
- Amory native officially named pro body builder October 3, 2015
- Monroe football previews: Week 7 October 2, 2015
- Hamilton P.O. event to inspire breast cancer survivors October 2, 2015
- Showing appreciation to the 2015 Friends Walk honorary chair October 2, 2015
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