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Tippah County Junior High Tournament

BLUE MOUNTAIN- (G) Chalybeate ended the first half up 20-14. Claire Leak helped the Lady Warriors gain that lead with her eight first half points. Ripley girls closed that deficit in the third bringing the lead down to three at the end of the quarter. In the fourth, the Lady Tigers tied the game before […]

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Former Tiger, Isaiah Howard commits to Lamar

Ripley native Isaiah Howard announced his intentions to play football for the Lamar Cardinals this past Sunday via Twitter. Howard signed with Itawamba Community College back in 2015. He posted very solid numbers in his sophomore campaign despite missing the last three games of the season. In six games, Howard hauled in 36 receptions, for […]

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Wildcats pummel Potts Camp

WALNUT- (G) Regan Britt would be the catalyst Tuesday night for the Lady Wildcats with her hot start. Britt opened the game scoring seven straight points before Potts Camp countered back with a 6-0 run to bring the lead down to one midway through the first quarter. Britt would in turn add another five points […]

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Qualification underway for municipal elections

TIPPAH COUNTY — Area municipalities will hold elections for Mayor and Board of Aldermen later this year. Qualifying has opened in all five Tippah County municipalities – Ripley, Walnut, Blue Mountain, Falkner and Dumas. Qualification will close Friday, March 3 and the general election will be Tuesday, June 6. Ripley is the only municipality which will […]

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Man in critical condition after assault in Ripley

RIPLEY – A Ripley man is in ICU in Tupelo after being beaten and robbed Saturday, Jan. 21. According to Ripley Police Chief  Scott White, Henry L. Robinson, Jr , 62, was walking between the Ripley Library and McBride Funeral Home just before 11 a.m. Saturday morning when he was assaulted. Witnesses saw the suspect go […]

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Man injured in Walnut shooting

Southern-Sentinel WALNUT – One man was shot following a disturbance in Walnut on Monday night.  David Porterfield was shot one time in the midsection around 8 p.m. Monday. According to Tippah County Sheriff’s Investigator Jeremy Rainey, Porterfield went to a man’s residence on Main Street in Walnut and caused a disturbance. The man shot Porterfield. Porterfield […]

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Fifth suspect in custody in Hoose homicide

A fifth suspect is in custody and charged in the death of Robert Joseph “Bobby” Hoose of the Spout Springs community. Brandon Grace of Hattiesburg was arraigned in Oxford Thursday, Jan. 19. A $500,000 bond has been set. Grace, along with Kimberly Glisson, 30, of Tippah County; Anna Michelle Grace, 28, of Hattiesburg; David Turner, […]

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Suspect in custody in Ronnie Brock shooting death

RIPLEY – One man is in custody following the  shooting death of a Mitchell man earlier this week. Thomas Bozek, 48, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in the death of Ronnie Brock. According to Tippah County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Jeremy Rainey, Brock’s estranged wife and Bozek, who is one of her co-workers, went […]

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UPDATE – Mitchell man shot and killed Wednesday

MITCHELL –A Mitchell man was shot and killed late Wednesday, Jan. 18 in Tippah County . Tippah County Sheriff’s Department responded to a domestic altercation call around 5:15 p.m. on County Road 611 Wednesday between Ronnie Brock, his estranged wife and one of her co-workers. Shots were exchanged leaving Brock, who was in his late […]

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Man shot In Tippah County

TIPPAH COUNTY – According to unconfirmed reports, a man in his late 30s has been shot and killed in the eastern part of Tippah County. Investigators are currently on the scene. More information will be published once available. Check back with southern-sentinel.com for updates.

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