Aberdeen, MSwtva.com

Aberdeen Park and Rec building reopening after over a year

ABERDEEN, Miss (WTVA)- Aberdeen Park and Rec building reopening after over a year of being closed because of coronavirus precautions. City leaders decided to reopen the Park and Rec building to the public, this includes the gym, community center, and the newly renovated sportsplex. WTVA's Chelsea Brown spoke with the...
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Aberdeen, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Restaurant Bingo offers prizes for eating local

ABERDEEN – Through June 30, people can vie for prizes while supporting local restaurants through the Aberdeen Visitors Bureau’s Restaurant Bingo. Introduced in 2019, the game gives diners the option to get stickers on their playing cards by eating at local restaurants in order to get Bingos, which lead to prizes.
Monroe County, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Drum roll, please...

I can’t think of a better way to celebrate one another than by nominating our friends and neighbors for their contributions to our community in our annual reader’s choice contest. This is our fifth year hosting the contest and, from start to finish, there’s never a dull moment. Best of Monroe is also known in our office as “the fun one,” and we hope you feel the same way.
Marion County, ALmyjrpaper.com

Animal service non-profit seeking city’s backing

HAMILTON - City officials will weigh whether or not to partner with a startup non-profit for animal control services. Hoof or Paw non-profit founder Calen Weston spoke with the Hamilton City Council during a work session on Tuesday, June 1, to discuss her organization’s push to answer Marion County’s animal control predicament. Weston attended the meeting accompanied by Hamilton resident Felicia Aycock, who has been helping the organization fundraise.
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Fulton, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Sweett T's Ice Cream has something for everyone in downtown Fulton

A few months ago, you could ask anyone in town what they felt downtown Fulton needed most and, with very few exceptions, the answer would be something sweet. After all, the town is pretty well stocked with good restaurants and has been for some time. There’s no shortage of boutiques. But, for those of us who can’t consider a good meal complete unless our sweet tooth has been soothed, having date night in Fulton was like going to Disney World and finding out that Splash Mountain is closed. You’re still going to have fun, but there’s a very tangible feeling that you’ve missed an important part.
Amory, MSwtva.com

School is out fun day at Frisco Park

AMORY, Miss (WTVA)- Amory Park and Rec hosted a fun day for children who are getting out of school for summer break. There was a gaming truck, inflatables, music, face painting, and the splash pad for kids to play in. Everything was free for the children. WTVA's Chelsea Brown spoke...
Franklin County, ALFranklin County Times

FCSO’s K-9 assists with high speed chase, arrest

An early morning police chase this weekend ended with one in custody at the Franklin County Detention Center. Saturday, Franklin County deputies joined Marion County authorities in pursuit of a motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on Highway 43, just north of Hackleburg, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
Amory, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Amory Main Street to host Burgers at the Bend

AMORY – Amory Main Street will celebrate National Hamburger Day by hosting Burgers at the Bend May 27 from 4 to 8 p.m. “Get downtown and celebrate National Hamburger Day a day early. The friendly staff at Bill’s Hamburgers is happy to serve you one of their famous burgers, with or without,” said Amory Main Street Director Rebecca Riddle.
Amory, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

School’s Out for Summer kicking off students’ vacation

AMORY – As the end of the school year quickly approaches, the Amory Parks and Recreation Department invites students to unwind during its inaugural School’s Out for Summer event May 26 from 1 until 5 p.m. at Frisco Park. The event is free, and activities will include a dunking booth,...
Itawamba County, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

It's time to celebrate one another, Itawamba

It’s that magical time of year again when we come together as a community and celebrate one another. That’s right, folks. It’s time for Best of Itawamba!. This is a fun one. It’s the project where you, the voters, get to shine positivity throughout the county and recognize all those individuals and businesses who contribute to your quality of life.
Aberdeen, MSartfixdaily.com

Spring Antique Estate Auction, May 15th

A yellow 1965 Pontiac GTO classic car in excellent condition inside and out, a magnificent pair of carved wooden pedestals depicting cupids holding shells, an 1870s US Colt single-action .44 caliber Army pistol, and a historical piano manufactured by Alois Kern circa 1870 are just a few of the many fine items slated to come up for bid Saturday, May 15th by Stevens Auction Company, online and live in the Aberdeen, Mississippi gallery at 609 No. Meridian Street. The Spring Antique Estate Auction will kick off at 10 am Central time and features lifelong collections from three of the finest estate homes across the South. Rare examples of glassware, porcelains, cars, Persian rugs, furniture, early lighting, collectibles, original works of art and hundreds of hard-to-find items will cross the auction block – around 500 lots in all. “This could very well be our finest sale of the last fifteen years,” said Dwight Stevens of Stevens Auction Co. An open house preview will be held on Friday, May 14th, from 10 am to 6 pm Central time, and doors will open at 8 am on auction day, May 15th. Pictures are continually being added to the Stevens website (www.stevensauction.com), so interested parties are encouraged to check often for new additions and further information. For information not contained in the sales brochure, please call 662-369-2200 or email to stevensauction@bellsouth.net. Phone bids are welcome. Internet bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be accepted. Terms of payment are all major credit cards or pre-approved business or personal checks (with proper ID), or wire transfer. A 15 percent buyer’s premium will be applied to all purchases, with an extra 3 percent processing fee for credit cards. A sales tax will be charged as well, except for those with a valid state resale number. Refreshments will be served auction day. Stevens Auction Company is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign a single item, an estate or a collection, you may call them directly, at (662) 369-2200; or, you can e-mail them at stevensauction@bellsouth.net. To learn more about Stevens Auction Company and the Spring Antique Estate Auction planned for Saturday, May 15th, visit www.stevensauction.com.
Amory, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

The Grey Gypsy offers tanning packages, ladies wear skin care products

AMORY – Deanna Williams started out as an employee of Sunnydaze Tanning Company in Amory in 2014 and worked her way to becoming the owner – twice. “I sold the business, missed it and got it back in November 2019,” she said. She rebranded the business as The Grey Gypsy....
Russellville, ALFranklin County Times

Bank Independent begins collecting food, supplies for animal shelters

Bank Independent has kicked off its eighth annual Shelter Share drive to benefit local animal shelters. This year’s collection began May 3. All locations of Bank Independent – including those on Highway 43 and Jackson Avenue in Russellville and on Fourth Avenue in Red Bay – along with strategic Shelter Share partner Pet Depot, located in the Shoals, will serve as donation points for pet food and supplies designated for local animal shelters through May 21.
Hamilton, ALmyjrpaper.com

Puppy mill owner arrested, charged

By Scott Johnson Managing Editor HAMILTON - A woman running what neighbors have called a “puppy mill” has been arrested on animal cruelty charges. Julie Akins, 50, of Hazel Avenue in east Hamilton, was arrested on Tuesday, May 4, on 13 counts of second-degree animal cruelty and booked into the Marion County Jail. She was released the same day on a $6,500 bond.
Aberdeen, MSartdaily.com

Items hand-selected from estates across the South will come up for bid at Stevens Auction Company

ABERDEEN, MISS.- A yellow 1965 Pontiac GTO classic car in excellent condition inside and out, a magnificent pair of carved wooden pedestals depicting cupids holding shells, an 1870s US Colt single-action .44 caliber Army pistol, and a historical piano manufactured by Alois Kern circa 1870 are just a few of the many fine items slated to come up for bid Saturday, May 15th by Stevens Auction Company, online and live in the Aberdeen gallery at 609 No. Meridian Street.