North Pontotoc (6-3, 3-0) at Aberdeen (2-7, 1-2) Last week: South Pontotoc 21, Aberdeen 18; North Pontotoc 41, Hatley 6…Cameron Braylock scored two of Aberdeen’s touchdowns against South, including a pick six…Dajoun Rogers also had a TD run in the loss…North Pontotoc currently tied with South Pontotoc for first place in Division 1-1A…Aberdeen won this […]
By Rob Williams For the Monroe Journal HAMILTON – So close. Down by one point. Second and goal on the 14-yard line with :05 on the clock. The Hamilton Lions found themselves in that position on Friday night after falling behind 27-6 to Falkner in the first half and then fighting back to come within […]
For just the second time this season, things weren’t clicking on Friday night for the Smithville Seminoles. The Noles traveled to Nanih Waiya for a nondivision contest and were handed a 54-3 loss by one of the other top teams in Class 1A. “They got the momentum in their favor quickly, and they ran along […]
To say the Hatley Tigers have caught the injury bug this season would be an understatement. On Friday night, those injuries showed themselves even more in a 41-6 loss on the road to North Pontotoc. “In addition to who we were already without, we went into the game missing three other starters and had three […]
According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Bobby James Pennington, 30, of Houston; Austin Patrick Carter, 23, of Amory; and Becky Marie Whitworth, 28, of Amory were all arrested following a traffic stop and each charged for felony possession of a controlled substance (Meth). A charge of sell of controlled substance (Meth) was also placed on […]
AMORY – Fifteen years ago, a group of friends began an annual event in Amory to call attention to the needs of area residents suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. From 2001 to 2009, it was just that – a Friends Walk. The event took on a more structured public posture in 2010 when First Friends was […]
HAMILTON – Swinging Bats for Emerson, an annual softball-anchored event that has benefited individuals in need in the Hamilton community, will return for its fourth year Saturday, Oct. 22, at the summer league ball fields with the first pitch slated for 9 a.m. The event began as a fundraiser for Emerson Blackston, who was born […]
ABERDEEN – Mayor Maurice Howard and his team of city employees will face Aberdeen High School Principal Cloyd Garth, Jr. and his team of school district personnel on the basketball court Saturday, Oct. 22, to help Christmas merrier for a family in need. The fundraiser basketball game is part of the AHS Class of 2017’s […]
AMORY – With the normally explosive Amory offense not yet clicking 100 percent, the Panthers had to rely on the other two facets of the game on Friday night. The Panthers scored 21 straight points on defense and special teams in the third quarter to take the lead and secure a 63-41 win over Shannon. […]
Clinging to an 18-12 lead at the half, the Aberdeen Bulldogs saw their advantage and the win slip away with one play in the third quarter. South Pontotoc’s Eddie Ivy returned the opening kickoff 65 yards to take the lead, and the Bulldogs never could recover in the 21-18 Division 4-3A loss. Aberdeen (2-7, 1-2) […]
By David Wheeler Daily Journal MOOREVILLE – Patience won the day for the Mooreville Troopers. And the Division 4-3A game Friday night against the Nettleton Tigers. With stout defensive effort, the Mooreville offense finally warmed up a bit in the second half, moving the Troopers a step closer to a post-season berth with a 25-7 […]
AMORY – A car lost control in the curve in front McAlpine’s Lake and crashed into a light pole Thursday afternoon, according to Amory Police Department Investigator Andy Long. There were three passengers in the vehicle and one was sent to Merit Health Gilmore Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. “Thankfully she had her seat belt […]
By William Moore/Daily Journal TUPELO – Tupelo police have charged a Monroe County man in connection with a Wednesday night shooting at the Cooper Tire manufacturing plant in Tupelo. Tyson O’Neal Stewart, 27, of Aberdeen was found on the perimeter of the South Green Street plant shortly after the shooting. He was taken into custody […]
According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Courtney Marie Ford, 30, of Nettleton was arrested Oct. 18 and charged with possession of a controlled substance (Meth/more than a 10th of a gram) and sell of a controlled substance (Meth (Ice). She is currently housed at the Monroe County Adult Detention Center awaiting bond. In a separate case, […]
AMORY – Bette Midler once sang, I “Sold My Soul to Rock-n-Roll.” Country singer Aaron Lewis sang, “I sold my soul to the Devil…” in his song, “Country Boy.” The Amory Humane Society is not buying anybody’s soul, but is rather appealing for soles – shoes, that is. Humane society director Misty Gray and staff […]
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- U.S. Postal Service supports breast cancer research through stamps October 24, 2016
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- Annual Friends Walk brings back memory of lost friends October 22, 2016
- Amory School Board tastes new recipes, pans new policies October 26, 2016
- Amory aldermen approve vacant corner building development October 26, 2016
- Aberdeen aldermen vote to not accept solar lawsuit settlement October 26, 2016
- Monroe County schools release accountability ratings October 26, 2016
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