ABERDEEN – Ann Tackett definitely qualifies as an entrepreneur by the Business Dictionary’s definition. Like the definition states, she is, “someone who exercises initiative by organizing a venture to take benefit of an opportunity and, as the decision maker, decides what, how, and how much of a good or service will be produced.” Her latest […]
By Karli Cox-Trull/For the Monroe Journal So there’s this new thing going around. I’m not sure if you’ve heard of it, but it’s called “mommy shaming.” It’s when snooty women stick their noses in other people’s business and try to tell them how they should be raising their children, and it is incredibly annoying. Yes, […]
By Rep. Chris Brown/For the Monroe Journal The week beginning Jan. 9 was very busy as we worked to beat the deadline for bill introduction on Wednesday. Monday is our deadline to “drop” bills, and then the committee work gets fast and furious. We had four bills advance out of committees for full debate on […]
AMORY – The Amory Panthers overcame a slow start to pick up a key 3-2 win over Center Hill on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers were locked in a 0-0 tie at the half, but came out firing in the second half. The win marked coach Nathan Clayton’s 100th with the Amory boys and came off […]
ABERDEEN – Larry Taylor of Nettleton served with the U.S. Marine Corps from 1966 to 1970 with time spent in Vietnam. Although it’s been nearly 50 years since his tour of duty there, memories of the military still bleed into his civilian life. To offer a sense of camaraderie, Taylor received his colors with the […]
ABERDEEN – Rashad Pargo remembers learning early lessons in football as part of the Aberdeen Park and Recreation Department’s first team. Through experience gained in being part of high school, college and semi-pro teams, he’s about to embark onto the next stepping stone of his career in the Indoor Football League (IFL). “I feel like […]
For the Monroe Journal AMORY – Beatlemania is coming to the Amory Municipal Library Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. when professional Beatles scholar, Aaron Krerowicz, will present “The Beatles Band of the Sixties.” Admission is free, and the public is invited. Krerowicz graduated from Butler University with a bachelor’s of music in 2008, then earned […]
WREN – According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, the body of 27-year-old Justin Humble, a Nettleton man missing since Dec. 27, was located Thursday night. “I was called to the scene at 10 p.m. The body was found floating up in a pond at 30340 Little Coontail Road. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spotted […]
OXFORD – A Monroe County man is facing felony embezzlement charges, accused of stealing from his place of employment, the Daily Journal reports. According to the Oxford Police Department, the Neon Pig restaurant signed charges on Ashley Peeler, 35, of Aberdeen. He is accused of stealing more than $20,000. He was arrested Wednesday, and his […]
HATLEY – Clinging to just a five-point lead going into the final quarter, the Aberdeen Lady Bulldogs took care of business in the fourth to secure the Monroe County Tournament girls’ championship. Aberdeen held Hatley to just two points in the fourth on its way to a 36-22 win. “We turned it on and played […]
AMORY – Thanks to the financial assistance of a grant from the Dalrymple Foundation, Amory School District Superintendent Ken Byars was able to demonstrate security camera upgrades in action at all of the school campuses in the district during a presentation at the Jan. 9 school board meeting. “It’s a big-time benefit to the safety […]
AMORY – As part of the Jan. 10 Monroe County Board of Education meeting, board members made plans for the yearly campus visits to be set for April 10 and 11. In other business, the board approved: * Bonds for school board members, Ann Price and Butch Palmer, and business manager, Sayonia Garvin. * A […]
ABERDEEN – The Monroe County Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet will be held Feb. 16 at American Legion Post 26 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. This year’s keynote speaker will be Mississippi Development Authority Executive Director Glenn McCullough. His previous accolades include being a former Tupelo mayor, Tennessee Valley Authority chairman and Appalachian Regional […]
SMITHVILLE – The three-pointers were raining down in Smithville last Tuesday night. Dee Moore and Peyton Blair combined to drain 9 threes as the Noles opened Division 4-1A play with a 48-32 win over Tremont. “We’re trying to get Dee back going and get him back fitting in with everyone else,” Smithville coach Nick Coln […]
ABERDEEN – As a precursor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Hands On Aberdeen and the Aberdeen High School JROTC acted together Jan. 14 to honor two community servants – Cecil Belle and Mac Curlee – during the unit’s military ball. “These two men have spent their adult lives serving others. Both are administrators […]
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