Monroe football scores: Week 3

Aberdeen 16, Amory 11 Hatley 28, Hamilton 14 Booneville 39, Nettleton 36 Eupora 28, Smithville 0

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Monroe football previews: Week 3

Aberdeen (1-1) at Amory (1-1) Last week: Aberdeen 32, New Hope 27; Amory 34, Saltillo 29…The Bulldogs came away with a thrilling last second win against New Hope, thanks to Tramonte Prather’s game-winning touchdown pass..Amory got two TD runs from Scott Carter, two field goals from Caleb Shelly and JJ Jernighan passed for one score […]

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Splash pad officially opens at 6 p.m.

AMORY – After plenty of work from professionals, city crews and volunteers, Amory’s splash pad will officially open at 6 p.m. today. The water will run continuous from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Those same hours apply any day following, but if the water is not on, people can press the […]

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No matter how far away those big headlines seem, they’ve officially hit home

During a week that we now consider normal, it’s easy to start a conversation about an officer-involved shooting, a major computer hack or somewhere put on high alert because of someone reportedly with a gun. Last week, the shooting of one of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office’s finest made Fox News, a few people from […]

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National Recovery Month sheds light on growing problem

Since September is National Recovery Month, I had hoped to kick off the Sept. 2 edition of the Monroe Journal with an article highlighting addiction and recovery in Monroe County, but I seem to have hit several walls. Currently I’m waiting to hear back from the sheriff’s department, LifeCore Health Group and a state representative, […]

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Early lead aids Noles in fourth-straight win over Tigers

SMITHVILLE – Smithville got off to the hot start, capitalizing on an early turnover. Hatley came roaring back in the third quarter to make a game of it with their rival. Smithville (2-0) held off the charge to grab a 28-14 win to make it four straight victories in the Monroe County rivalry. “This rivalry […]

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Prather leads Bulldogs to last-second win

For the second week in a row, Aberdeen scored in the final seconds of a game. This week, the outcome was better for the Bulldogs. Senior quarterback Tramonte Prather found B.J. Williams in the back of the end zone for Aberdeen’s go-ahead, 19-yard score with six seconds to go as the Bulldogs picked up the […]

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Panthers hold off Tigers for first win

By Rob Williams For the Monroe Journal AMORY – After 47 minutes and 49 seconds of football, the outcome of the game between the Amory Panthers and the Saltillo Tigers was still in doubt. The Tigers scored a touchdown with 21.7 seconds remaining in the game to pull within five points of the homestanding Panthers. […]

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Exhibit days offers a county fair feel

ABERDEEN – Red, white and blue ribbons will be up for grabs Sept. 3 and 10 for everything from baked goods to homemade duck calls for the Monroe County Extension Service’s exhibit days, which is the competitive side of a typical county fair. “This is the first time we’ve had it since I’ve been here,” […]

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