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Tips on managing indoor, outdoor allergies

AMORY – Allergy season is upon us and many people are suffering the effects of pollen with sneezing, itching eyes, runny nose, coughing, etc. Nasal allergy symptoms can be triggered by indoor (year-round) or outdoor (seasonal) allergens. Knowing which allergens you react to can help you and your physician make a plan for limiting your […]

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Pioneer launches Ventilator Independence Program

ABERDEEN – Being one of two facilities in Mississippi to offer such a service, Pioneer Community Hospital began accepting patients for its Ventilator Independence Program (VIP). “The name is not just that. Our patients are very important to us, so the name became a play on words,” said PCH Respiratory Director Sandi Roberts. Since beginning […]

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Long-time pilot bestowed with terminal dedication, FAA award

Amory pilot Aero English has no clue how many flight hours he has to his name, but a sealed folder he received April 11 from the Federal Aviation Administration probably details every facet of his career in flight. He reached more milestones that day to add to those details as the Monroe County Airport’s new […]

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Railroad Festival touts continued success

AMORY – Even with all the changes  made to this year’s Amory Railroad Festival, the 37th annual event was a record-breaking event in some regards like food vendor and carnival traffic. The entertainment stages had fantastic crowds all weekend. The Craig Wayne Boyd concert Thursday at the new stage at Frisco Park started out the […]

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Antebellum scenes, hospitality abound for pilgrimage

ABERDEEN – While all the tickets had  yet to be counted Monday morning, Aberdeen Pilgrimage Association President Faith West reported this past weekend’s Pilgrimage was seemingly on track with last year’s attendance. “I was well pleased. With the Railroad Festival, the color run, Tupelo hosting other events and Holly Springs hosting its pilgrimage, I was […]

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DAR honors Vietnam veterans with program

By CAROLYN PARSON/For the Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – The Tombigbee chapter  of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored local Vietnam veterans for the 50th anniversary of the war. The DAR provided refreshments at the simple but reverent event March 23 at the First United Methodist Church. “Identifying local veterans was not an easy task,” said […]

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‘Real World’ program drills important keys of being a grown up

ABERDEEN – Being an adult can be  tough business. Through the Mississippi State Extension Service’s “Welcome to the Real World” course March 27 at the Aberdeen Housing Authority, residents learned just that. The simulated activity helped participants understand what it’s like to pay bills and live within their means after they were given booklets with […]

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Subject still wanted in Jeep theft

ABERDEEN – Law enforcement are still searching for a male wanted for questioning in the theft of a white Jeep stolen from Mattox Services in the early morning hours of  April 3. According to Aberdeen Police Chief Henry Randle, the jeep was located inside one of the buildings and also had a 14 foot long […]

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Gilmore Memorial making major renovations

AMORY – Gilmore Memorial Regional   Medical Center is continually adding new equipment and upgrading its facility to proactively serve and improve patient care for the community. Some of the improvements include new heating and cooling systems for critical locations throughout the hospital for the comfort in these areas. New roofing projects these past few […]

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