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Nettleton woman charged with false reporting of a crime

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Ashley Nicole Miller, 28, of Nettleton was arrested in Nettleton and charged with false reporting of a crime. She is currently in the Monroe County Detention Center and  her bond has been set at $5,000. According to Sheriff Cecil Cantrell, the incident stems from a family matter.

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MCSO arrests four on separate charges

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Luke Burroughs, 35, of Tremont was arrested March 24 and charged with possession of a controlled substance. He later faced an additional charge of false identifying information after giving the arresting officer the name of his brother.  Hunter Douglas Dahlem, 26, of Hamilton has an additional charge of breaking […]

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Noles pour it on offensively in road win over Falcons

INGOMAR – Once the Smithville Seminoles’ bats starting clicking in the fourth inning against Ingomar, they were hard to stop. The Noles pounded the Falcons with a 13-6 win led by Jared Johnson’s three hits and Stuart Coggins’ five RBI, including a grand slam. “The kid from Ingomar was throwing strikes in there, and we […]

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Lady Tigers blank Lady Bulldogs in softball doubleheader

HATLEY – The Hatley Lady Tigers shut out the Aberdeen Lady Bulldogs in a pair of Division 4-3A contests on Monday night. Hatley won the first game 20-0 behind a perfect game from Jules Rimmer and the second game 15-0 behind a one-hitter from Rylee Bourland. In the first game, the Lady Tigers got RBI […]

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Amory named as one of Mississippi’s safest cities

AMORY – Amory Police Chief Ronnie Bowen has one more reason to express appreciation to the police force he serves and leads. Amory recently made the list of the National Council for Home Safety and Security’s safest cities in Mississippi list. Amory ranked number 11 on the list of 25 cities. “This is the first […]

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Dollars for the Depot helping Aberdeen Main Street depot project

ABERDEEN – Last October, people came by the dozens to support an Aberdeen Main Street-sponsored farm to table dinner to benefit its depot project near Chestnut Street. On March 30, people will have the same opportunity to dine, drink and see and be seen at Farmers Market Plaza for the Dollars for the Depot dinner. […]

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Lady Panthers ride early lead to beat Lady Feds

AMORY – The Amory Lady Panthers did all the damage they would need in the second inning against a quality Caledonia team. Amory scored four runs in the second on its way to a 7-2 win over the Lady Feds on Friday afternoon. They lost earlier in the day 5-1 to East Webster. “We got […]

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Tigers strike early to top Blue Devils

HATLEY – The Hatley Tigers had no problem getting their offense going against the Sulligent Blue Devils on Friday night. Hatley scored ten runs in the second and third innings on their way to a five-inning, 11-1 victory over Sulligent. “We have really started hitting the ball the last couple of days, and we’re going […]

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OWO action returns with lumberjack strap match

AMORY – The Outlaw Wrestling Organization will host six matches March 25 with a lumberjack strap match as the main event. Terrell “Dirty” Moore, Curley Moe and Brett Michaels will face off against “Hollywood” Jimmy Blaylock, Neil “The Real Deal” Taylor and Barry Wolf in the night’s big match that could involve some audience participation. […]

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Rare state flag and constitution to be exhibited at museum

AMORY – A couple of important artifacts of Mississippi history will come to Amory for a brief visit toward the end of March to commemorate the state’s bicentennial celebration. “It’s certainly a unique opportunity for the citizens of Amory,” said Amory Regional Museum Director Bo Miller. To celebrate the bicentennial year, the Mississippi Department of […]

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Sister of fallen officer issues stern message to unknown killer

PRAIRIE – Members of law enforcement joined with family members of the late Eric “E.K.” Wilson, the only Aberdeen police officer to be killed in the line of duty, at his graveside March 17 during a remembrance ceremony to mark the 26th anniversary of his death. “I loved my brother just like my brothers and […]

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Two arrested on possession charges

ABERDEEN – Earnest Reed Jr., 34, and Bridget Wilson, 31, both from Caledonia, were arrested March 21 on Parham Store Road and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance/Ice. Both are currently in the Monroe County Detention Center awaiting arraignment.

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Tigers pounce to top defending 2A champs

MYRTLE – The Nettleton Tigers may have gotten their biggest win of the season thus far in the West Union Spring Break Tournament. The Tigers rode timely hitting and a solid pitching performance from senior Cameron Cruber to a 7-5 victory over defending 2A state champion East Union. “This is absolutely the win of the […]

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Panthers’ late rally against defending 3A champs falls short

SALTILLO – A final score of 7-4 doesn’t always indicate a pitching duel, but that was the case for the better part of the night as Amory and Aubrey Gillentine faced off against defending 3A champion Kossuth and Nikolas Wilcher on Thursday night at the Saltillo Tournament. Gillentine and Wilcher combined to strike out 23 […]

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Modern day disconnect: Rural areas dialed in to lack of high-speed Internet options

Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley has two photographs hanging on his office walls of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He says one looks over his shoulder everyday, as one of his top job priorities is to provide high-speed Internet to rural Mississippi much like FDR’s New Deal helped provide power to much of the […]

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