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News to come: How Tippah is dealing with cold, flu and strep epidemic.

I am currently working on a story that will report on the Cold, FLU, and STEP throat epidemic. According to published reports Mississippi has been in the red for Influenza-Like illness activity.   In this article I will have factual numbers of effects on school attendance and estimate number of cases seen in both South Tippah […]

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Southern Sentinel

Local churches hold Valentine’s Day banquets

We have come to another year and Valentine’s Day is here once again: the day of love, a day when it is traditional to send cards, candies, chocolates or a gift of some kind to a person you are romantically involved with or attracted to. It is a day when you show that special someone […]

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Soup is always good when the weather is cool and damp

By Carolyn Bryant   The lasagna soup recipe is prepared in a large saucepan and does not take long.  You can prepare this recipe and put in your slow cooker to finish cooking and it will be hot when ready to serve.  The chicken noodle soup is prepared in a slow cooker.  It can be […]

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Extension Service News: Cold weather vegetables can be planted now

David Nagel Vegetables Cold is here for a while. There are vegetables that can be planted now, but seed will be very slow to germinate. Vegetables for extreme Mississippi cold include collards, Swiss chard, kohlrabi, beets, Brussels sprouts for the very patient  and the champion of low temperature survival kale. Dwarf Siberian kale has survived […]

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Registration underway at Northeast

Press Release   BOONEVILLE – Register now for the 2017 Spring Semester at Northeast Mississippi Community College and you’re on your way. Classes begin Monday, January 9 in Booneville, Corinth and New Albany.  On-site registration at Corinth and New Albany is scheduled for Thursday, January 5 3:30-6:30 p.m. Northeast’s Bookstore is located in Cartwright Hall […]

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Blue Mountain College Ranked in Best Value Online Schools in Mississippi

Press Release   Blue Mountain College was recently named to our ranking of the best value online schools in Mississippi for 2016. The ranking was created using data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) to narrow our list down to schools enrolling at least 15% of its student body in distance education coursework. […]

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Southern Sentinel

Super Couponing Tips: When does a coupon actually expire?

By Jill Cataldo “Dear Jill I wonder if you could explain: when does a coupon expire? I recently tried to use a coupon on September 5 at a local pizza restaurant. The coupon noted the expiration date as ‘Expires 9/5/16’ and the store manager refused to honor it saying it expires today and the day […]

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Athletes of the Week and W2W4 for Nov. 9

Alex Caldwell, RB, Falkner: Caldwell went over the 200-yard rushing mark for the second week. He had 227 yards on 13 carries, an average of 17.4 yards a touch. He also added three touchdowns in a huge Falkner win. Kylan Story, RB/LB, Walnut: Story hauled in a 23-yard TD pass against West Tallahatachie, recorded 10 […]

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Rowland chosen as Walker award recipient

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced this week that Blue Mountain College’s Page Rowland (Ripley) has been named the 2016-2017 recipient of the prestigious Dr. LeRoy Walker Award in the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC). Rowland, a four-year senior runner for BMC’s Cross Country team, has numerous awards under […]

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Kollmeyer named Blue Mountain College Athletic Director

By Brett Fowler/BMC BLUE MOUNTAIN– Blue Mountain College has hired Will Kollmeyer as its new Athletic Director, following Lavon Driskell, who recently stepped down from the position to continue coaching basketball at the college. Kollmeyer becomes only the third AD in the college’s history. “I’m extremely grateful to Dr. McMillin and everyone involved for this […]

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