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Workshop guides direction for Livable Communities grant

ABERDEEN – A two day workshop last week began with a broad range of ideas and ended with three goals to formulate an action plan for Aberdeen Main Street’s recently awarded Livable Communities federal grant. The grant, awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Appalachian Regional Committee and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was […]

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Mississippi Highway Patrol issues amber alert for missing child

The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an amber alert for a 2-year-old child who was abducted Wednesday morning from  Caledonia. Maliah Harris is described as a white female. The subjects who are believed to have abducted are Donald Body Harris and Allison Studdard. Harris is described as a 34-year-old white male 5’11″ tall, weighing 201 […]

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Amory art students to host showcase

AMORY – The Amory School District Visual Arts Show will undergo a change of venue this year as it will be held at Amory Middle School rather than the Amory Regional Museum. The public is invited to AMS on May 1 from 4 to 7 p.m for this special night. “I have appreciated the support […]

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New playground in the works for West Amory

AMORY – Work is underway on Amory’s newest Kaboom! community playground located on Col. Herbert Carter Drive, across from West Amory Elementary School. McDonald’s owners Robert and Jennifer Tomey of Wren purchased the land and donated it to the City of Amory. City of Amory grant writer Jamie Morgan previously applied for a $20,000 Dr. […]

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Gordon completes Boston Marathon

Amory’s Charity Gordon completed today’s Boston Marathon with a time of 04:33:48. She finished 1,609 in the Female 40-44 division. She finished in 22,635 place overall.  

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Amory runner reclaims motivation through RR Festival 5K

AMORY – Amory resident Brian Jones was in training for a half marathon when he went for a run on Sept. 4, 2012. Little did he know, that would be his last run for quite a while. “It was a beautiful day. I was on Dalrymple Drive in a residential area, and I had just […]

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Easy Easter dinner menu gives ideas for the holiday meal

Why spend all of Easter in the kitchen preparing a meal when you can make a quick dinner that tastes like you have spent days and hours in the kitchen? A poplar name-brand ham that has a honey glaze makes a good meat dish for Easter. It is pretty expensive, but making a honey-glazed ham […]

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Local farmer supports Relay for Life through America’s Grow Communities

For the Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Monroe County farmer Chris Ausborn has directed a $2,500 donation to Relay for Life. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will be forwarded to the American Cancer Society, which helps with awareness, research and treatment programs. Thanks to the support of farmers across the country, more than […]

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Miller named JA’s Citizen of the Year

AMORY – The Amory Junior Auxiliary chose Bo Miller as Amory’s 2014 Outstanding Citizen of the Year. He was recognized at the Amory Railroad Festival’s opening ceremonies. Miller had served for several years as chairman of the Railroad Festival. He is a 1977 graduate of Amory High School, and also a graduate of Mississippi State […]

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