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Ripley drops 2-4A opener to Lafayette

RIPLEY–A Lafayette County ground attack that was averaging 294 yards per game was held to just 28 in the first half of their Division 2-4A opener at Ripley. However, the Commodores found a running groove in the second half to win 28-14. Commodores junior running back Jamarcus Quarles got behind his pads and a solid […]

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Hunt leads the way with six scores in Wildcats’ win

Walnut senior 3-star athlete Monterio Hunt took little credit for a career night of 289 yards rushing and six total touchdowns in the Wildcats 50-27 win over Mantachie in the Division 1-2A opener for both teams on Friday. He paid homage to the front line and dedicated the important road victory to an injured teammate. “First, […]

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FRIDAY NIGHT PREVIEW: Falkner, Ripley and Walnut face division foes tonight

RIPLEY–The Ripley Tigers step into Division 2-4A play tonight when they host the Lafayette County Commodores at 7 p.m. at Tigers Stadium. Ripley (3-2) enters tonight’s contest after having its three-game winning streak snapped last week by Pontotoc. Lafayette (3-2) has won three in a row, posting wins over Oxford, Louisville and Charleston in the […]

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Walnut community turns out for “Lights for Sikes”

WALNUT–The Walnut community turned out for “Lights for Sikes” at the Walnut football field on Sunday night to remember the life of 11-month old Sikes Lyles, the son of Wildcats basketball coach Paul Lyles and his wife Jennalee. Sikes passed away from injuries suffered in an August 12 automobile accident. Family, friends, students and teachers […]

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Berea M.B. Church celebrates 100 years

Members of Berea Missionary Baptist Church celebrated the 100th anniversary of the church’s founding at their annual Homecoming Program on Sunday. According to church history, records were found stating the land at 1251 CR 564 was purchased from George P. Stewart and sold to Berea Colored Missionary Baptist Church for the sum of $10 on […]

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Dedication for new Three Forks Fire Dept. Saturday

THREE FORKS  – The Three Forks Fire department will have an open house and building dedication for the new fire department this Saturday, Oct. 1 from 3 – 6 p.m.  The original fire department was destroyed in an EF-4 tornado around 5:15 p.m. on Dec. 23, 2015. There will be a special presentation at  5 p.m. […]

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SIDE COURT: Athletes of the Week and W2W4 for Sept. 28

Athletes of the Week Trey Blanchard, QB/LB, Ripley: Blanchard had a good night on both sides of the ball, rushing for 35 yards and two scores and collecting nine tackles on defense in Ripley’s loss to Pontotoc. Jamal Brooks, LB, Ripley: The freshman continues to produce for Ripley. On Friday, he had a team-high 12 […]

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Tippah County cross country teams participate in Southerntees Challenge, Saltillo Invitational

Blue Mountain, Falkner, Pine Grove, Ripley and Walnut cross country teams ran in the Southerntees Challenge held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the New Albany Sportsplex . Individually, Blue Mountain’s Ariauna Foote placed highest among the girls, coming in 57th out of 207 runners with a time of 24:08 in the 5000 meter race. Pine […]

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SOFTBALL: Lady Panthers pick up a win over Falkner

FALKNER–The Pine Grove Lady Panthers pounded 13 hits in a 10-0 win over the Falkner Lady Eagles on Saturday. Pine Grove started fast with four runs in the first inning, on the back of four straight singles, and plated three runs in the second for an early 7-0 advantage. They added a run in the […]

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Community Meeting with Commissioner Brandon Presley

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will address the citizens in Cotton Plant and surrounding communities on Monday, October 10, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church located at 601 County Road 713, Blue Mountain, MS. The purpose of this meeting with Commissioner Presley is to look at the possibility of improving cellular and broadband […]

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