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Try these recipes for breakfast this week

By Carolyn Bryant Breakfast is an important meal to prepare you for the day ahead.  These sandwiches can be prepared  for any meal.  You can change the ingredients to suit your or your family’s taste. Eating healthy meals is important and do not skipping meals. Microwave Egg Sandwich 1 piece of Canadian bacon ¼ cup […]

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New election commissioners take office

By LaPeatrious Hoyle RIPLEY – Tippah County welcomed a new board of election commissioners, who were sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 3 at the Tippah County courthouse in Ripley. The names and districts of the five election commissioners are as follows:  Randle Hall-District 1, Jerry Windham-District 2, Jason Fryar-District 3, Tony Pannell-District 4 and Dennis Bogue-District 5. […]

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Tippah County eligible for Livestock Forage Disaster Program

LFP is a livestock grazing disaster program for producers who graze eligible livestock on eligible grazing acres located in an eligible county.  The LFP payment will be based on the number of eligible livestock and/or the eligible grazing pasture acres certified as intended use of grazing. Tippah County is eligible for D3 drought and three […]

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Mississippi celebrating Bicentennial this year

By Jody Steverson At noon last Tuesday, Speaker Gunn swung the gavel to open the 2017 Regular Session. As with any opening week, there was very little official business, particularly with inclement winter weather on the way. Following the first day of session, Speaker Gunn and Lt. Governor Reeves gathered in the Rotunda to commemorate […]

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Friday’s power outage affected approximately 600 TEPA customers

RIPLEY – Approximately 600 Tippah and Union County residents were without power for 10 hours Friday due to a break in one of Tippah Electric Power Association’s major distribution poles. Around 4:30 a.m. Friday an 18-wheeler hit the lower hanging cable lines and Tippah Electric’s neutral wire at the intersection of MS 4 and MS 370 […]

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County Spelling Bee set Saturday, Jan. 14

By LaPeatrious Hoyle Tippah County will be holding it’s annual Spelling Bee on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 10 a.m.  It will be located at the Tippah County Courthouse in Ripley.  Each Tippah-School will present three of their own Spelling Bee winners and they will all compete for the county’s winning Spelling Bee title. The schools, […]

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Special services honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Tina Campbell Meadows Tippah County residents will have two opportunities to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday. The 31st Annual Martin Luther King Memorial Celebration sponsored by The Dream Team will take place at 3 p.m. in the Ripley High School auditorium with musical entertainment by members of the Ripley […]

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Representative Trent Kelly announces committee assignments for 115th Congress

Washington – U.S. Representative Trent Kelly, R-Miss. today announced he will serve on two committees during the 115th Congress: the House Armed Services Committee and the House Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee assignments will be released later this month. Rep. Kelly has served for over 30 years in the Mississippi Army National Guard where he is […]

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Walnut Booster Club Host Dinner

Walnut Booster Club is hosting a fish or chicken dinner this Friday night at the Walnut Gym during the Walnut and Mantachie game beginning at 4 p.m. Plates will consist of fish or chicken, homemade fries, slaw, hush puppies, water or sweet tea, all for just only $10. You can come to just purchase a […]

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Five charged with second degree murder

RIPLEY – The body found in Dumas late last year has been identified and ruled as a homicide. Robert Joseph “Bobby” Hoose, 30, of the Spouts Springs community died of multiple trauma to the head, according to Tippah County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Jeremy Rainey. Hoose was reported missing on Nov. 9, 2016. His remains were […]

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