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Mississippi Business Journal
Community Bancshares still a top destination for borrowers seeking SBA loans
Brandon-based Community Bancshares continues to run far ahead of other Mississippi banks in the amount of money loaned to businesses through the Small Business Administration.
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Corps to close recreational areas
The Army Corps of Engineers says several recreational areas along the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway will be closed for the fall and winter. WTVA-TV reports that starting Nov. 15 at 5 p.m., the Piney Grove Campground and Loops 2 and 3 at Whitten Campground will close.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Iuka Civil War re-enactment to offer variety
Re-enacting Civil War events of the Sept. 19, 1862, Battle of Iuka and the May 9, 1862, Battle of Farmington will be the centerpiece of next weekend's activities in Iuka, but organizers have planned many other activities to interest visitors.
Memorial for 5 children reportedly slain by father
A somber memorial in Amory, Mississippi for the five children reportedly killed by their father took place on Friday, the same day that their father, accused of waived his right to a first court appearance. NBCA a a s Mark Potter reports.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
12 toes and ready to run in Today in Pictures
Indian athlete Swapna Barman, who has six toes on each foot, stretches during a practice session at the National Institute of Sports in Patiala, in the Indian state of Punjab. Barman, a budding heptathlete, has already overcome plenty of obstacles just to qualify for the Asian Games, and knows she has a lot more to face in competition.
5 slain children remembered at memorial
The program being given out at a memorial in Mississippi for five slain children has a smiling photo of each one and describes what they loved to do. The program being given out at a memorial in Mississippi for five slain children has a smiling photo of each one and describes what they loved to do.
New exec will grow True Temper's lacrosse division
Scott joining the company is part of True Temper's commitment to expand its lacrosse division across North America. True Temper launched its lacrosse division in 2010 when it invested $10 million in an expansion of its Amory, Mississippi, facility.
Lawyer: Dad tied to kids death had mental issues
The man who police say killed his five children waived his first court appearance Friday because he is being "portrayed as a monster" and needs a mental health evaluation as soon as possible, his attorney said. Timothy Ray Jones Jr., 32, has been treated for mental health problems in the past, his attorney Aimee Zmroczek said.
Lawyer: Dad tied to kids death had mental issues
Timothy Ray Jones Jr., is escorted by lawmen out of the Smith County Jail in Raleigh, Miss., Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 to a vehicle for transport to Lexington County, S.C., where is expected to be charged with murder in the deaths of his five children after he led authorities to a secluded clearing in Alabama, Tuesday, where their bodies were found wrapped in garbage bags.
Dad tied to 5 kids' deaths waives court appearance
The man who police say killed his five young children, then drove around for days with their decomposing bodies before dumping them on a rural Alabama road has waived his first court appearance in South Carolina. Timothy Ray Jones Jr.'s lawyer, Boyd Young, said Friday morning that his client did not want to appear.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Supervisors open ambulance bids
When the clinic at Trace Regional closes at 9 p.m., each night, ambulance service suddenly becomes a critical care service for all residents of Chickasaw County. Trace Regional Hospital in Houston closed their emergency room Monday and replaced it with a rural clinic open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week.
Records: Dad accused in killings had nasty divorce
9, 2014, Smith County Sheriff's Deputies escort Timothy Ray Jones Jr., from jail in Raleigh, Miss. . Photos of Timothy Ray Jones Jr. children are on display during a news conference at the Lexington County Sheriff's Dept Training Center in Lexington, S.C., Wednesday, Sept.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
'Loving' father now tied to his 5 kids' deaths
Timothy Ray Jones Jr., 32, will be charged with five counts of murder, and officials believe he acted alone, Acting Sheriff Lewis McCarty of Lexington County said. Authorities think all five children - ages 1 to 8 -were killed at the same time, but they said they didn't yet know how or why.
Dad: Suspect in Kids' Deaths Not An 'Animal'
The father of a man who officials say has confessed to killing his five children calls his son a loving parent and not an animal. Dad: Suspect in Kids' Deaths Not An 'Animal' The father of a man who officials say has confessed to killing his five children calls his son a loving parent and not an animal.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
TV reports McAlpine Lake joins the list of places to provide fishing opportunities to young anglers in urban settings.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Three held in connection with standoff
Steven Alton Brantley, 53; David Little, 35, both of Nettleton; and Crystal Deann Adair Bosch, 37, of Tupelo, are held in connection with a nine-hour standoff at a home at New Road and Highway 371.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Officers respond to stand-off in Monroe County
Deputies with the Monroe County Sheriff's Office and the Mississippi Highway Patrol have responded to a standoff at New Road and Highway 6 between Nettleton and Amory on Wednesday afternoon, according to Monroe County Sheriff's Office Public Relations Officer Tanya Willems.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Linnie Stone of Aberdeen and Joe Taylor Stone of Houston announce the engagement of their daughter, Blakely Elizabeth Stone, to Matthew Ryan Lewis, son of Geneva and Dave Oswalt and Jerry and Rhonda Lewis, all of Amory.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Amory voters to decide on liquor sales
TV reports the town's Board of Aldermen set the referendum date this week after completion of a petition drive.
Amory hospital information obtained by hackers
Limited personal identification data belonging to some patients who were seen at Amory Physician Practice Management during the past five years was transferred out of the organization in a criminal cyber attack by a foreign-based intruder, according to a press release from Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center.