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Jackie Warren Tatum to hold book signing at Ripley Public Library.

RIPLEY – A book signing will be held at the Ripley Public Library on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. – noon. Jackie Warren Tatum, a former Ripley resident is returning for the signing of her new book “Unspeakable Things: a novel.”  The book is based on “loss and devastating truth woven into a crime […]

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City of Ripley Primary election set May 2.

City of Ripley election time is near and it is time once again to act on civil responsibilities.     While most citizens are aware of this upcoming General election, there are few who understand and know of the upcoming Primary election. Even more so, citizens do not understand that this election is a closed […]

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Two die from separate shootings last week.

Two people were fatally shot in Tippah County last week.   Jeremy Lambert, 30, of Walnut Lake received a fatal shot to the head on County Road 104 near his home on Wednesday, April 12.   According to Tippah County Sheriff’s Investigator Jeremy Rainey, Lambert was outside working on a vehicle near his home when […]

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Ribbon cutting brings grand opening

RIPLEY- Ripley officials and citizens welcomed a new discount store to town Thursday, March 30. Dollar Tree held a “Ribbon Cutting” ceremony in honor of the grand opening. Customers gathered in a crowd outside the store waiting and poured inside eager to shop once the doors opened to public. Dollar Tree, which is located on […]

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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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Drug court now held in Ripley

By Kristin Waldrop, Special to the Sentinel RIPLEY– Tippah County now has a drug court system that allows offenders to attend their mandatory scheduled meetings locally. According to the National Institute of Justice, drug court is a “specialized court docket program that targets criminal defendants and offenders, juvenile offenders, and parents with pending child welfare […]

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Ripley Christmas Parade slated Tuesday, Dec. 6

RIPLEY — The Ripley Christmas Parade is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 6. Hosted by Ripley Main Street Association and the Ripley Rotary Club, the event is set to begin on the courthouse square at 6:30 p.m. Announcers will give brief information about each float or entry as it crosses the square. Santa Claus will make […]

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HS BASKETBALL: Tigers roll past Lions at Lighthouse Classic, Cox named MVP

CORINTH–Dewayne Cox scored 21 points, Cole Rogers added 15 and Asa Howard 10 to help the Ripley Tigers roll past Biggersville, 78-42, in an early game at the fourth annual Lighthouse Thanksgiving Classic on Friday inside the Corinth High School gym. A consuming Ripley defense gave the Lions fits, coming up with deflections and 15 […]

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HS BASKETBALL: Tigers’ Kirk excited to play in Lighthouse Classic

The Ripley Tigers will play in the fourth annual Lighthouse Thanksgiving Classic on Friday and Ripley coach Adam Kirk is excited about his 4-0 squad facing Biggersville (2-0) at 10:30 a.m. at Corinth High School on the opening day. The now prestigious weekend tournament features some of the best boys basketball talent in Mississippi, as well […]

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FRIDAY NIGHT PREVIEW: Playoff implications on the line for Ripley, Falkner and Walnut

Tonight’s “Hwy. 15 Rivalry,” the annual gridiron showdown between Ripley and New Albany, is about more than just bragging rights for the first time in a long time. Ripley, currently the No. 2 seed in Division 2-4A travels to face New Albany, the No. 4 seed. The Tigers must win or lose by no more […]

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