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Locally made indie horror film arrives in time for Halloween

After months of adapting a script, scouting abandoned structures and backdrops predominantly Monroe County and filming a localized take on the internet sensation known as the Slender Man, the feature film bearing its name officially premiered last week in Tupelo to positive reviews. Monroe County natives Dylan Scott and Ryan Savage joined creative forces with […]

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Trusting in God and having a positive attitude important when dealing with cancer for survivor

AMORY – Kim Fears had had several knots in her breast prior to October 2008, when she was doing title abstraction in West Point. She lifted a big book, started to drop it and stretched her neck catching it. “My neck was really sore and I found a knot. I didn’t do anything about it […]

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Finding faith: Survivor’s bout with breast cancer leads her down a spiritual path

HAMILTON – For Glenda Faye Keaton, during the years leading up to 1999, neither church attendance nor regular scripture readings were two of her strong suits. A heart-dropping moment when she was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 46 didn’t instantly change her religious lifestyle, but a little voice in her head eventually did. “I […]

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Wicker talks bills, current events to Amory Rotary Club

AMORY – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker spoke to the Rotary Club of Amory on Thursday, Oct. 16. He told the group that people tell him there is “no compromise,” or ask “why can’t you all get along and get things done in Washington” in regards to politicians working for the same causes. “There are positive […]

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Culinary Arts feeds Amory Career-Technology advisory committee

AMORY – The Amory High School Culinary Arts program fed the Career & Technology staff and their advisory committees on Oct. 13. Dianne Young, culinary arts instructor, had prepared a scrumptious meal consisting of White Cheese & Chicken Lasagna, Strawberry Pretzel Salad and Chocolate Oreo Peanut Butter Dream. She graciously shared the recipes she prepared […]

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Advisory committees form for career and technology classes

AMORY – The Amory Career and Technology Center has formed advisory committees for each of its programs which, include Engineering/Science-Related; Metal Fabrication; Health Sciences; Teacher Academy; Horticulture; Culinary Arts; and Marketing. The first advisory committee meeting was held at the center on Oct. 13. “The State Department of Education requires that we have a craft […]

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Laughter is one of the best medicines for centurion

EGYPT – Oct. 23. On this day in history, the first North American transcontinental air service began from New York to Los Angeles in 1929, the United Nations General Assembly convenes for the first time in 1946 and Mary Forshee Gladney, who still keeps a smile on her face, is born in Aberdeen in 1914. […]

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Miss Mississippi State University crowned at best time to be a Bulldog

STARKVILLE – It was a weekend some saw coming while others never thought they’d live to see the day. Mississippi State University’s 38-23 win over Auburn University Oct. 11 projected the then #3 ranked team past Florida State to sit atop the college football world after the polls were announced the next day. As cowbells […]

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Cancer proves to be Rowe’s blessing from a curse

ABERDEEN – There was no family history of breast cancer in Barbara Ann Rowe’s genes, but there was the history of being raised by a tough mother and tough father. That same raising could have been what allowed her to skip four stages of grief and just accept the fact she was diagnosed with breast […]

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