According to Monroe County Road Department Manager Sonny Clay, one big misconception he’s noticed is people thinking his crews can run out and, in a few hours or days, fix certain roads. However, Clay and the county’s board of supervisors devise four-year road plans, mandated by the state auditor’s office, to project major projects. “It’s […]
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PRAIRIE – In addressing findings from Phase I of an assessment of the Prairie Industrial Site, representatives of Earthcon, Stanley Consultants and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality were available for an overview and one-on-one talks about the project Sept. 29 during a public hearing. The environmental assessment was made possible through a $350,000 federal […]
AMORY – The first of three fall health seminars at Merit Health Gilmore Memorial was held Sept. 1. Approximately 40 people filled a dining area at the hospital to hear Dr. Ben Boatright talk about the need of a colonscopy. Boatright’s great sense of humor made the often taboo subject easy for the crowd to […]
For the Monroe Journal The local chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution invite the public to take part in the National DAR Day of Service on Oct. ll at Plymouth Bluff Center on Old West Point Road in Columbus at 2 p.m. to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the National […]
For the Monroe Journal AMORY – The time is finally here to join the fight against hunger! The Hunt for Hunger Program was created to help gather hunters to provide venison for the needy through the Amory Food Pantry. This program was started 11 years ago by Martha Dalrymple and James Cummins. The first year […]
NETTLETON – Jamie Taylor of Nettleton has been cooking since she was nearly 12 years old. Her mother was in nursing school, and Taylor and her sister helped their dad. The first thing she remembers making were biscuits that her dad taught her and her sister to make. He also taught them to make gravy. […]
AMORY – Jared Thompson officially received his International Federation of Body Building and Fitness (IFBB) Pro Card in June 2015 when he took first place in his fourth Nationals Show Junior Nationals. He is now an official bodybuilder. It took two-and-a-half years for him to reach that goal, and he is considered young to have […]
HAMILTON – The Hamilton Post Office will host its 3rd Annual Breast Cancer Stamp Kickoff event Oct. 3 at 1 p.m. with chances for breast cancer survivors to support each other and be recognized by the community. The Ridin to a Cure benefit motorcycle ride begins at noon, and riders will receive a booklet of […]
For the Monroe Journal Several former Itawamba Community College band members and Indianettes will be on the Fulton Campus, Oct. 3, for the first-ever reunion of the All-American Band as part of the school’s homecoming activities. Celebrating 65 years of music is the theme for the reunion, which will include a pre-game tailgate, family activities […]
- Mammograms topic of Gilmore hospital’s next health seminar October 2, 2015
- National Fire Protection Association encourages fire safety October 7, 2015
- Phase I of Prairie Brownfields assessment outlined in public hearing October 7, 2015
- County roadwork more than a quick job and an easy fix October 7, 2015
- Vikings run over Nettleton October 7, 2015
- Moore leads as Noles top Falkner October 8, 2015
- Tigers open up division play with road win October 8, 2015
- Lions stomp Biggersville for first win October 8, 2015
- Nettleton tops Hatley to secure playoff spot October 8, 2015
- ICC offers GED Ready practice test at discounted rate October 8, 2015
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