About Adam Armour

Adam Armour has been writing and taking photographs for "The Itawamba County Times" since 2005. His words and pictures have earned 11 Mississippi Press Association Awards, including several "Best of" category recognitions. He has written and independently published one novel and is currently working on a second.

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One injured in Fulton log truck, school bus accident

An afternoon accident between a loaded log truck and an Itawamba County school bus has resulted in one injury. The accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon on Highway 25 North in Fulton. According to officials, the bus was turning left onto Mt. Pleasant Road when the log truck following it also veered left suddenly, […]

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Two suspects charged in church break in

Two men have been arrested in connection with a late night break in at an Itawamba County church. Officials with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department say they have arrested Terry Allen Mills, 19, of 450 Reich Road, Fulton, and Brandon Joseph Isbell, 20, of 317 Mountain Leader Trail, Saltillo, and charged both with burglary of […]

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Teacher of the Year: ‘There’s no such thing as normal’

Just after she sat down to talk about being named Itawamba County’s Teacher of the Year, one of Missi Chatham’s young students made for the classroom door. “Don’t do it,” she warned him as he placed a hand on the door. He hovered for a moment, as if contemplating her would-be reaction. A mischievous smile […]

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Fulton, Mantachie pull ICDC support

Both Fulton and Mantachie officials have voted in favor of suspending their regular contributions to the Itawamba County Development Council in light of structural changes within the organization. Each board voted unanimously to suspend payments to the nonprofit group, starting immediately and for the foreseeable future. Fulton’s decision came during a special meeting of the […]

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Mother, son arrested for Evergreen burglary

Police have arrested a Nettleton mother and son in connection with an Evergreen area burglary. According to Jason Dickinson the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department, Landon Harlow, 21, and Donna Harlow, 48, both of Liberty Road, Nettleton, were arrested on Dec. 8 and charged with burglarizing an Evergreen home. While the home’s owner was away, the […]

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Fulton alcohol sales begin Friday

Fulton residents will be able to legally buy a beer, this Friday. Stores within the city limits will be able to begin legally selling beer, light wine or liquors this Friday, Dec. 19. The sale of each requires a special license, which must be obtained from Fulton City Hall. As of Monday, two businesses had […]

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ICDC director, admin assistant released from duties

* The decision was made in light of the county’s recently-announced partnership with Three Rivers. Interim Itawamba County Development Council Executive Director Harvey Clements has been officially released from his position by the ICDC board. The decision, finalized during a special meeting of the ICDC Executive Board during a special meeting last Wednesday, was made […]

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ICDC heads: Three Rivers was the ‘best decision’ for the county

Itawamba County Development Council Past President Teresa McNeece said the county board’s recent decision to hire Three Rivers Planning and Development District to oversee the county’s economic development was the right one. She admitted, however, that it also came as somewhat of a surprise. “We probably didn’t know until things were almost decided,” she said, […]

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Fulton board reacts to Three Rivers partnership

Discussions between Itawamba County and Fulton officials regarding future chamber of commerce work seem to have broken down before even getting started. The divide between the two entities only widened with the recent announcement that Three Rivers Planning and Development District will be taking over economic development for the county. Announced at the county board […]

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Suspects named in Thanksgiving armed robbery

Officials with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department have released the names of two suspects in a Thanksgiving Day armed robbery. Michael Shane Earnest, 23, of 129 Kornegay Drive, Fulton, and Corey Lee Raines, 23, of 6750 Dorsey Evergreen Road, Fulton, have both been charged with armed robbery and failure to stop for a law enforcement […]

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County hires Three Rivers to head ICDC

* The partnership is on a trial basis while county officials continue search for a new ICDC executive director. The Itawamba County Board of Supervisors has contracted with Three Rivers Planning and Development District to serve as interim director of the Itawamba County Development Council. The partnership, which remains on a trial basis through Sept. […]

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Careless driving stops net two drug arrests

Fulton police arrested two suspects recently for drug-related charges following two separate traffic stops for careless driving. On Nov. 21, officers with the Fulton Police Department arrested Jessica C. Morgan, 26, of 4525 Highway 25 South, Fulton, and charged her with possession of marijuana with intent to sell. According to Fulton Police Chief Reggie Johnson, […]

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Two arrested for vehicle robberies

Law enforcement authorities in Itawamba and Lee counties have arrested two suspects in connection with a series of vehicle thefts in both areas. On Nov. 26, deputies in Lee County arrested Richard Allred, 32, of Marietta in connection with multiple vehicle thefts, including a motorcycle, ATV and car from Itawamba County. A second, unidentified suspect […]

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Christmas parades start tomorrow

Now that the turkey’s digested and the house is overloaded with Black Friday bargains, it’s time to start bundling up and heading out to some of the myriad Christmas events. Itawamba County kicks off its Christmas celebrations with a couple of parades this week and continues with holiday events throughout the month. Fulton Christmas parade […]

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