By Dennis Clayton New Albany Gazette NEW ALBANY – Amory swept New Albany last Tuesday night with a 4-0 shutout in the boys’ match and a 2-1 win in the girls’ contest. The matches were played in steady winds with gusts over 30 miles per hour that greatly affected play. New Albany had no answer […]
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 […]
AMORY – In a barnburner last Tuesday night, the Amory Lady Panthers edged out Nettleton 51-47 courtesy of key free throws late. “This was a huge win for us. Our seniors stepped up and played big tonight,” Amory coach Paula Wax said. “Miracle (Jones) stepped up and made some big free throws for us at […]
By Rob Williams For the Monroe Journal HATLEY – The Hatley Tigers scored 72 points last Tuesday night, and they needed every one of them to earn the 72-67 win over the Tremont Eagles. AJ Blaylock dropped in 28 points for the Tigers, including 11 of 12 from the line with most of his baskets […]
SMITHVILLE – Still awaiting the return of football players, including starter Dee Moore, Smithville basketball coach Nick Coln is pleased with the 4-0 start by his Seminoles. Much of that hot start has been due to senior Kylar Poole, who dropped 30 points in the 62-51 win over West Union on Thursday night. “We’ve been […]
Two weeks ago, 196 people who typically don’t frequent the Elkin Theatre piled in on a Wednesday night for an encore screening of “War Room.” During its first run at the Aberdeen movie theater weeks before, it attracted upwards of 400 moviegoers for the weekend. Typically, bigger Hollywood blockbusters can bring in bigger crowds to […]
A Catch 22 of social media is that no matter how insignificant a talking point can seem in a world’s worth of oppression, global conflicts and people going hungry and homeless, there are thousands of others quick to retweet, share or post about that insignificant something as well. The latest such case blazing across the […]
By William Moore/Daily Journal ABERDEEN – Former Aberdeen High School basketball coach Roy Hazzle accepted $15,000 to settle his discrimination lawsuit against the Aberdeen School District. The parties began talking about a settlement and entered into negotiations during the late summer. A motion filed in mid-September stipulated that the settlement was not an admission of […]
By CAROLYN WOODS HESTER/Mississippi Veterans Administration Service Officer While awaiting the arrival of their first born child, Parzettia Salmon Jones and Boyce Olin Jones were making their home in Pontotoc County. Parzettia developed complications and died when their baby boy was 2 months old. Parzettia had chosen the name James Therix as his name. The […]
ABERDEEN – During a Thursday think tank session for the following Monday’s Belle Elementary School Student News, explorer teacher Sheila Westbrook explained the episode’s format with hosts Makayla Key and Chelsey Burt. “This will be after Draft Day, and everyone’s going to be excited, so you’ll be coaching them up for the hype of […]
ABERDEEN – Eating in the lunchroom is not what it used to be. Aberdeen School District Food Service Director Barbara Vasser has been on board since January 2015, and things have certainly changed in how and what the students are eating. “I interviewed and was hired on the same day,” said Vasser. “Out of the […]
FULTON – The Aberdeen Lady Bulldogs opened the day at the Itawamba Tournament with a win over Tremont, and the Hamilton Lady Lions closed the night with a hard fought loss to Mooreville. Aberdeen beat Tremont 41-32 in the first game of the day, courtesy of 19 points in the fourth quarter. Jakayla Dancy was […]
ABERDEEN – In a coordination of the Aberdeen High School JROTC and the school’s choir and band programs, a sense of patriotism filled the Roy E. Hazzle Gymnasium for a Veterans Day program. “As the war continues, we keep mindful the brave young men and women who have gained a place beside us for the […]
By Helen Boerner,is the director of the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Itawamba and Monroe counties. Making the decision to quit using tobacco is difficult, but the choice is even harder without support. Moral support and expert help can make the difference between success and failure. The Mississippi Tobacco Quitline encourages smokers to join this year’s […]
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- ICC representatives visit area WIN centers November 28, 2015
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