Registration ongoing for small ruminant boot camp

For the Monroe Journal The United States Department of Agriculture/Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Neshoba County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Leake County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold a small ruminant boot camp. The boot camp will be held on July 18, 2015 at 9 a.m. at the Neshoba County […]

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Designation of Monroe County to receive FSA disaster loan applications

For the Monroe Journal According to Farm Service Agency Farm Loan Manager James A. Love, emergency loans for farmers, ranchers and operators are available through the Chickasaw County Office of the Farm Service Agency. According to Love, this authority is pursuant to Administrator Dolcini’s declaration on June 12, 2015, of a major disaster in Mississippi […]

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Amory’s Pate signs with ICC

Amory first baseman and outfielder Cody Pate will take his baseball career to the next level, signing on Thursday to play next season at Itawamba Community College. “I’m very excited about signing,” Pate said. “I wanted to go to ICC because it’s close to home, and I know a lot of the players there already. […]

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Opinions will wave long after the state flag issue dies down, so learn to tolerate them

The Confederate flag is seen by some as a symbol of hatred, and others see it as a symbol of heritage. Regardless of how anyone perceives it, he or she has an opinion about it. Like wildfire spreads, the topic of the flag, and the southern states still flying it, opened up a flood of […]

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Amory girls sell lemonade for food pantry

AMORY – Friends Jolie Bishop and Hannah Hoang recently decided they wanted to raise money to benefit local families, and thought the Amory Food Pantry would be a good choice. The girls did all the work. Hannah’s grandfather, Andy Love, carried her to the store to buy everything they needed the night before. They made […]

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Amory Shootout gives football teams early measuring stick

AMORY – For the second year in a row, four Monroe County football teams got to see how they measured up against a host of other teams at this year’s Amory Iron Man Shootout. Host Amory, Aberdeen, Hamilton and Hatley all competed in the tournament, which combined 7-on-7 action with a competition for each school’s […]

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Voter registration ends Saturday

With the Aug. 4 primary election approximately one month away, the deadline to register to vote in the election is July 4. The Monroe County Courthouse will be closed Friday, July 3, but will be open from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday for anyone wishing to register to vote in this election. Those mailing in […]

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Gas leak forces evacuation in Amory

AMORY – At approximately 9:30 a.m. this morning a high pressure gas line behind El Rey Mexican Restaurant was ruptured by a contractor requiring a 3 block evacuation. “Due to wind conditions and the nature of the leak, the neighborhood was evacuated and traffic was blocked from Main Street down to 6th Street,” said E911 […]

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Mayor urges patience during interactive fountain construction

AMORY – Activity has begun to pick  up in the past couple of weeks at Frisco Park. In response to the construction of the park’s interactive fountain, Mayor Brad Blalock urges residents to continue to be patient with the city as progress is being made. “Although it may seem like no work is being done […]

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