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Please excuse our mess while we remodel

A couple of months ago, we were informed that Journal Publishing, Inc. would be switching to a new content management system. What I mean by content management system, or CMS, is that, as a company, we all drop our stories and photos in one digital space so the page designers in Tupelo can pull them […]

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Storm causes severe damage in parts of Amory

A severe storm blew through Amory Thursday evening around 7 p.m. causing significant structural damage to several buildings, businesses and homes. Larry Clark Chevrolet was hit hard with approximately 30 vehicles destroyed. Winds blew through the Laughing Willow Boutique on Main Street, breaking the windows out and damaging the roof. The ceiling was ripped off […]

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Fullerton named as advertising consultant at Monroe Journal

Paul Fullerton has been named advertising consultant of the Monroe Journal. Fullerton, who is an Amory native, brings more than 30 years of experience in sales to the job. As ad consultant, he will be responsible for most aspects of the advertising department at the newspaper. “We are so pleased to have Paul join the […]

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Aldermen reappoint Rogers to Amory School Board

AMORY – After interviewing three candidates at its regular-called meeting Feb. 7, the board of aldermen voted 3-2 to reappoint Mr. Marquette Rogers, who currently serves as the Amory School Board president, to the board for another five-year term. Ward 4 Alderman Glen Bingham made the motion, followed by a second from Ward 1 Alderman […]

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A newspaper’s opinion page is a headache but a necessity

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” – Evelyn Beatrice Hall Working at the paper can often be a tough job. On any given day, a number of things can, and often do, go wrong. We typically don’t know from one moment to the […]

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Amory juvenile charged with armed robbery

AMORY – An 11 year old white male is being held at the Alcorn County Youth Detention Center following an attempted armed robbery sometime before 6 p.m. Jan. 6, according to Amory Police Chief Ronnie Bowen. “The child walked to a home on 8th Street North, knocked on the door and asked the man who lived […]

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There is always much for which to be grateful

I’m spending a lot of time in funeral homes lately. I’m at the age where loved ones I grew up around are passing, and lately I find myself attending visitations for people I never knew because I’m acquainted with one of their loved ones. It can get to be a bummer. However, when a loved […]

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Curlee explains latest accountability model

ABERDEEN – The focus of the Aberdeen School Board meeting Oct. 25 revolved around the district’s new accountability rating of C, a rating that shows the district is gaining traction in the right direction. “We are seeing good growth numbers, and that is to be celebrated,” said ASD Conservator Mac Curlee before he was met […]

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Amory Fire Department responds to fire at Knight’s Drive-In

AMORY – According to Amory Fire Chief Zack McGonagill, his department received a call Tuesday at 7:43 p.m. that smoke was coming out of the roof of Knight’s Drive-In. When firefighters arrived, employees and patrons were outside of the building. Smoke appeared to be coming from the inside of the kitchen wall. No injuries were […]

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