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Toppers battle to the wire

HOUSTON – The Hilltoppers are on their way to becoming known as the “heart-attack kids,” going three games with Amory to advance in playoffs and splitting games with Lewisburg to force another third game showdown. “These kids are trying to make me get out of coaching or have a heart attack or something,” joked Coach […]

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WEDDING: Ard/Brown

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Stanley and Sue Ard of Houston are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Brittany Lee, to Chad Ellis Brown, son of John Brown III of Hamilton, Miss., and Rhonda Lawson of New Albany. Brittany is the granddaughter of the late Loyd and Mary Lee Eaton of Houston and […]

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Toppers stumble in Round One

by Melissa Meador Monroe Journal AMORY – In a battle of solid starting pitching, it was Amory’s Tanner Poole who came out on top on Thursday night, striking out six in a 3-0 shutout of Houston. Poole (6-3) allowed three hits and worked out of having a pair of runners on twice to give his […]

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SCORES: Thursday, May 2, 2013

Scores from Thursday, May 2:   BASEBALL (MHSAA Playoffs) Class 1A Ingomar 4, Tupelo Christian 3 Thrasher 11, Houlka 6 Class 2A Baldwyn 10, Simmons 0 Hatley 12, Strayhorn 1 Calhoun City 20-6, O’Bannon 2-0 Class 3A Kossuth 5, Winona 3 Mooreville 13-6, Charleston 0-0 Class 4A Amory 3, Houston 0 Tishomingo Co. 1, Cleveland […]

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Amory, Houston in mirror matchup

by Brandon Speck NEMS Daily Journal   It is technically the first round of the 2013 MHSAA state baseball playoffs, but Amory and Houston probably feel like they’re prepping for a North finals series. The two 4A contenders will play a best-of-three series beginning tonight in Amory to determine who goes on and who goes […]

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SCORES: Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Baseball and softball scores from Tuesday, March 26:   Baseball Ingomar 9, West Union 0 Nettleton 4, Mooreville 1 East Union 6, Hatley 4 Tupelo 4, Grenada 2 Tishomingo Co. 2, Itawamba AHS 0 Smithville 7, Tremont 0 Myrtle 5, H.W. Byers 4 Mantachie 7, Water Valley 2 Marshall Aca. 8, North Delta 1 TCPS […]

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Rev. William Foster

AMORY – The Rev. William D. Foster, 77, died on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center. Born on May 29, 1935, in Houston, he was a son of the late Jessie Franklin and Lillie Terry Foster. He attended Houston schools. On April 3, 1953, he married Alice Levena Soden. While owning […]

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SCORES: Friday, March 15, 2013

Scores from Friday, March 15   Baseball Houston 5, Amory 3 Pontotoc 4, McNairy Central 1 Wheeler 10, Pine Grove 1 New Site 17, Middleton (Tenn.) 1 Nettleton 12, Sulligent 1 Nettleton 10, Sulligent 0 Hatley 5, Mantachie 2 Mantachie 8, McNairy Central 7 Amory 15, North Pontotoc 5   Softball Tishomingo Co. 4, Saltillo […]

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SCORES: Thursday, March 14, 2013

Scores from Thursday, March 14: Baseball Baldwyn 7, Kossuth 5 Hatley 3, Potts Camp 0 Pontotoc 12, Mantachie 2 Booneville 13, Shannon 3 Booneville 5, Itawamba AHS 2 Amory 7, Saltillo 1 Nettleton 6, Smithville 2 Smithville 9, Red Bay 0 Softball Mooreville 10, Baldwyn 0 North Pontotoc 11, Ripley 1 North Pontotoc 2, Tupelo […]

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SCORES: Friday, March 1, 2013

High School Scores from Friday, March 1: BASKETBALL MHSAA Tournament 1A Girls H.W. Byers 72, Bogue Chitto 35 Hinds AHS 52, Ashland 47 1A Boys Coldwater 63, Hinds AHS 50 Biggersville 61, West Lincoln 55 2A Girls New Site 71, Amite County 59 2A Boys Baldwyn 50, Williams-Sullivan 45 BASEBALL Lafayette 9, Pontotoc 1 Mooreville […]

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SCORES: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013

High School baseball, softball and tennis Scores from Thursday, Feb. 28: Baseball Booneville 13, Biggersville 2 Ingomar 7, Hickory Flat 1 Calhoun City 6, Vardaman 0 Houston 5, French Camp 3 Tupelo 6, New Hope 2 Amory 1, Saltillo 0 Hatley 10, Vina (Ala.) 6 New Albany 7, Mooreville 2 Corinth 8, Mantachie 0 Corinth […]

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Gossie Jones

AMORY – Gossie Lee Jones, 80, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Born April 5, 1932, in Monroe County, he was a son of the late Liza and Robert Lee Jones. He was a member of Rose of Sharon Church. He attended school in both Prairie and Amory. He was formerly […]

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Donations still sought for Amory’s birthday time capsule

AMORY – Organizers are still looking for items to fill the time capsule in honor of Amory’s 125th birthday. Originally scheduled to be buried Nov. 14, the the ceremony will now be Nov. 26 at 2 p.m. “We’d still like an old cell phone and empty flash drive nobody’s using and church directories and cookbooks […]

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