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Information sought in T-Mart theft

David Helms Pontotoc Progress Pontotoc Police Chief Randy Tutor is seeking the public’s help in helping to identify a suspect wanted in connection with allegedly stealing several items from the Texaco T-Mart convenience store on West Oxford Street on the morning of February 8 (a Wednesday). Tutor released a store surveliance camera photo of a […]

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Pontotoc boys win regional bowling championship, girls come in 3rd

TUPELO- The Pontotoc boys bowling team captured the Class I Central title Monday at Rebel Lanes in Tupelo, beating out runner up New Albany by over 300 pins. The Warriors placed four bowlers- Logan Chunn, Abel Potter, Dillan Gibson and Peyton Johnson- on the All-Tournament team. Chunn led the team with 716 score. Potter bowled […]

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Vikings rout Tigers, Lady Vikings finish unbeaten in Division 4-3A

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Writer HATLEY – The North Pontotoc Vikings’ pressure defense harried the Hatley Tigers most of night Friday and led to a 64-46 Division 4-3A win. 40 fouls were also called on the night in a tightly officiated contest, 27 of them coming in the first half. The Vikings shot 75% from […]

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Warriors top Indians on last second shot, blow past Tish County

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Writer Ty Jones drove the lane and pulled up for a highly contested jumper, finding the bottom of the net with just over 1 second to play in the second overtime period to lift the Pontotoc Warriors to a thrilling 57-55 home win over the Itawamba AHS Indians last Tuesday night. […]

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Lady Cougars 1A-3A runner ups for 5th straight year

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Writer CLINTON- The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars got off to slow  start Saturday afternoon and never recovered, falling 7-0 to Sacred Heart in the 1A-2A-3A girls soccer state title game at Clinton High School. “We haven’t been beat this bad -ly in a long time. If you would have bet me […]

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UPDATE: missing man found

After seven hours of searching rescue teams were able to locate 77 year old William Albert Carter in the woods approximately a quarter to a half a mile behind his house. It is surmised that he just got turned around in the woods and was unable to find his way back home. Carter had been […]

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search teams looking for missing man

Pontotoc County authorities and search teams are combing the woods in East Pontotoc County just after the Bankhead grocery searching for 77 year old William Albert Carter who is described as a black male, 6 feet one inch and walks with a slight hunched over posture. Carter was last seen yesterday morning at 6 a.m. […]

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Lady Cougars fall to Sacred Heart in state championship

CLINTON- The South Pontotoc girls dropped a fifth straight 1A-3A state title game on Saturday, falling 7-0 to Sacred Heart. Sacred Heart scored twice in the opening four minutes and never looked back, led by Mary Margaret Parker with 3 goals. You can read more about this game, as well as Tuesday’s North Half final […]

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Santa and reindeer ornament in

The Pontotoc County Christmas ornaments honoring the legacy of George Simon with his Santa and reindeer sold out on the first day back in December. We re-ordered them and now have the ornaments available at the Chamber. The ornaments are $15 each. Make sure to come get your own one of a kind memory of […]

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Smith to speak at Clergy Appreciation

Civitans will be having Clergy Appreciaton night Tuesday, February 7, 7 p.m. at Kirk’s Grill. Buddy Smith from AFA will be the speaker for the night. All clergy are invited to this special evening. Rev. Buddy Smith is Senior Vice President of American Family Association (AFA) and American Family Radio (AFR). AFA is a pro-family […]

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Olive Branch inches past Warriors in OT

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Writer NEW ALBANY- Two NCAA Division 1 basketball prospects duked it out Saturday afternoon at the annual Hotbed Classic, with Charleston Southern signee Ty Jones of Pontotoc and Memphis commit D.J. Jeffries of Olive Branch combining for 58 points. Jones put up 35 and Jeffries 23, but the Conquistador standout scored […]

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Echos from Ecru

Jeff Smith Nothing is quite as nice as coming home after a trip, whether it be a long or short time away. Dorothy, in the Wizard of Oz, said it best, “there is no place like home.” And I am not just talking about my physical home and family, I am talking about Ecru in […]

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