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Big Aberdeen second half leads to demise of Indians

By BRANDON SPECK Daily Journal ABERDEEN – Itawamba AHS got off to a slow start last season. But the pace picked up quicker then than it is now. Friday’s 57-29 loss at Aberdeen means the Indians are 1-4 heading to a bye week, an important week, as Division 1-4A play begins on Oct. 3 against […]

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Flora’s collection has a passion for fashion

ABERDEEN – It’s usually a matter of seconds before customers passing through the doors of Flora’s Collections are greeted with not only a smile, but a welcoming laugh. It’s that level of customer service that makes the women’s clothing and accessory store a well-rounded shopping experience. “I’ve worked in retail for years and since I […]

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Day Commission looks to display Aberdeen history with exhibit

ABERDEEN – The Day Commission is seeking pieces of Aberdeen’s past for an upstairs room of the Magnolias specific to the Sykes family and the time period stretching from the home’s construction in 1850 to the beginning of the Civil War. “Our idea is to display photos and other items representative of that time frame […]

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Volunteers clean up historic Bryan Cemetery

ABERDEEN – The historic Bryan family cemetery of Peter Grantham Bryan and his wife, Maria Wright Bryan, was abandoned circa 1920 because people simply could not get to it anymore. In the early 1980’s the Corps of Engineers built the road to the west side of the Blue Bluff Lock and Dam and this road […]

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Bulldogs hit road to take on defending 3A champs

It doesn’t matter who plays quarterback for Charleston. Aberdeen coach Mark Bray already knows exactly what his Bulldogs are getting into. Aberdeen goes to Charleston on Friday night for Round 3 of the MHSAA Class 3A playoffs. The winner advances to the North finals. “Typical Charleston. They’re extremely athletic, no really weak spots,” Bray said. […]

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Bulldogs capitalize on McClain turnovers, prepare for Charleston

ABERDEEN – Aberdeen used a fast start to take a 25-point lead to halftime and forced five turnovers to beat McClain 46-16 Friday night. Aberdeen (10-2) capitalized on two McClain interceptions in the first to take a 13-0 lead. Linebacker Justin Lucas hauled in the second interception of the night to the McClain 42. Bulldogs […]

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Tarter returns with Creatures of the Night show

ABERDEEN – Whereas Census data states the average American family has 1.86 children, wildlife biologist Bob Tarter has roughly 50, if you count all the exotic animals. “These animals need a family feel, too, even if it’s a different species. I’m in charge of the family; I’m still dad and everybody has to know their […]

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A New “Leash” On Life

By Collen Conger/Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Be honest. Your heart starts to twinge and your eyes begin to water when you hear Sarah McLachlan’s ASPCA commercial on TV. You don’t have to be a pet lover to experience the emotional draw of wanting to adopt every single animal featured in the commercial. Those intense emotions […]

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Cellphone superstore opens in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN – After several vacant months, the shopping parcel formerly housing Movie Gallery opened last week as a CellPhone Superstore. “We’re always trying to expand and when we were looking for a good place, we had heard the people of Aberdeen were always complaining about having to drive to different towns for their cell phone […]

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